Here in the US, tipping is not optional in most circumstances, but every country in the world has different guidelines.
Because tipping rules vary by country, region, and place of business, it’s important to research your destination’s customs prior to any trip. And since there are no real ‘rules’, the etiquette of what countries you should tip in can get confusing. We put together a list of 11 top travel destinations and who you should tip and how much.
When you think “European Vacation”, the first images that probably spring to mind are art galleries, museums, churches and great restaurants. There’s no doubt that a trip to Europe is heaven for culture buffs and foodies, but there’s one aspect that is often overlooked – Europe is also a great place to get active! From biking to hiking, kayaking to sailing, here are the top five best outdoor spots in Europe.
By: Vivian Vo, Travel Consultant
This was my first trip to Europe, and I was super excited. I’ve been eagerly awaiting an itinerary that covers many countries and cities in the shortest time possible, and European Whirl with Trafalgar delivered! Everything was great, and surpassed all of my expectations. We had a very knowledgeable Tour Director, nice accommodations, well planned optional excursions, and a very experienced driver which all made this tour amazing. Continue reading
Why spend winter at home this year when you could take off somewhere special? Whether you are in search of a fairy-tale white Christmas or a healthy dose of sunshine to warm the cold season blues, there are plenty of unforgettable places to visit. Trafalgar found the five of the best winter break destinations to get you inspired.
On the world’s rivers, travelers bend and wind through historic and dramatic landscapes reminiscent of impressionist paintings depicting vineyards, castles lining hilltops and medieval villages from the days of time past.
River cruisers enjoy access to thriving, popular cities like Paris, Vienna, Budapest, Amsterdam and Prague byway of the world’s rivers. But, only on river cruises do travelers have the opportunity to step back into history and experience lesser-known towns and hidden landmarks that most travelers have passed by. Here are the top 5 hidden places to experience along Europe’s rivers.