Castles are an essential part to any fairy tale and must see for any traveler to Europe. Full of history, beautiful architecture, and just a touch of whimsy, these castles are sure to make you book your next vacation to see them. Here are 5 European castles for history buffs.Continue reading
By: Kenny Tran, Travel Consultant
I decided to step outside the box and plan my first trip to Europe. For 20 years, I had never really traveled much. On top of that, I had never traveled on my own, so what I was about to do was beyond my comfort level. Through European Dream with Trafalgar, I was going to cover 7 major cities in 4 different countries in 10 days. During the tour, I was going to cover the historic hotspots of Italy, venture to the vast valleys of the Swiss alps, get lost in France’s city of love, and roam through the English capital’s bustling streets.
Etiquette while dining is an important way to show respect for your host and for those present at the table too. Often times, you can give offense and not even know it because travelers can be unfamiliar with local customs. To help you prepare to be a gracious guest, here is a handy guide to help you navigate dining etiquette wherever you in the world.Continue reading
By: Luis M. Herrera, Senior Travel Consultant and CTC
I’ve always wanted to visit the Christmas Markets and see the imperial cities of Prague and Budapest. And considering 2018 marks my 20th anniversary of my first visit to Europe (Vienna and Salzburg included) it just made perfect sense to celebrate by taking a river cruise along the Danube with Avalon Waterways to end the year on a European wonderland festive note.
River cruising with Emerald Waterways is one of the best ways to explore Europe. Emerald believes in authentic shore excursion experiences that put you right at the heart of every destination that are included in every river cruise. Travelers who are looking for a more immersive experience can upgrade to their specially designed collection of DiscoverMORE excursions.Continue reading