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Karen Bryan editor of Europe a la CarteHello, I’m Karen Bryan; I created Europe a la Carte in 2002 to offer inspiration for European travel and art. Come on a journey to top destinations with Europe a la Carte. Our travel tips, city guides, photo tours and no fluff hotel and restaurant reviews will help you discover the best places to visit in Europe.

A Selection of Recent Articles

Britannia Panopticon in Glasgow

Britannia Panopticon in GlasgowGlasgow's Britannia Panopticon is the world's oldest surviving music hall. It opened in the late 1850s. One of Britannia Panopticon's claims to fame is that Continue reading

Visiting the Museu Nacional de Soares dos Reis in Porto

Visiting the Museu Nacional de Soares dos Reis in PortoI visited the Museu Nacional de Soares dos Reis in Porto on a Sunday when I thought that it was free to enter. Continue reading

Booking a Hotel on the Expedia Website

Booking a Hotel on the Expedia WebsiteI've been thinking about spending the night in Broughty Ferry, near Dundee in Scotland, for months. When I spotted the Fisherman's Tavern, one Continue reading

Review of Elia Greek Resaurant Glasgow

Review of Elia Greek Resaurant GlasgowThe Elia Greek restaurant is located in Glasgow's George Square. I had lunch there with our son Simon. The two course set menu Continue reading

The Scottish Colourists at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum Glasgow

The Scottish Colourists at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum GlasgowThere's a permanent exhibition of the works of the Scottish Colourists at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in Glasgow. Here are photos of some Continue reading

Hawaii: A Travel Guide Island-by-Island

Hawaii: A Travel Guide Island-by-IslandIf you’ve never been to Hawaii you might be asking yourself which island you should visit. Each island has a little something different Continue reading

International Poster Exhibition 2017 at The Lighthouse Glasgow

International Poster Exhibition 2017 at The Lighthouse GlasgowThe International Poster Exhibition is on at The Lighthouse in Glasgow until 25 November 2017. It's part of the Graphic Design Festival Scotland. My Continue reading

Review of Kaleido Restaurant Malaga

Review of Kaleido Restaurant MalagaWhen I was in the Spanish city of Malaga, I decided to treat myself to lunch at the Kaleido Restaurant, which is situated Continue reading