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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 highlight the best places to visit in Europe. Looking for ideas on where to travel in Europe? 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. Start planning your next trip now.

A Selection of our Recent Articles

A Holiday in Pollensa, Mallorca

A Holiday in Pollensa, Mallorca

i think that Pollensa, in the north-east of the Spanish island of Mallorca, is one of the best places to stay when taking Continue reading

Terrific Trees in Europe

Terrific Trees in Europe

Europe is full of beautiful and interesting trees, alive, dead and artificial; here are some of my favourites.

Edinburgh Castle was looking lovely framed Continue reading

Islington Museum in London

Islington Museum in London

Islington Museum is located in St Johns Street, beneath Finsbury Libray.

Exterior of Islington Museum

I’ve always been a bit confused about the location of Continue reading

Photo Tour of the Museum of Decorative Arts in Marseille

Photo Tour of the Museum of Decorative Arts in Marseille

I had planned to visit the Museum of Decorative Arts in Marseille prior to our trip to the city. My interest was further piqued Continue reading

Review of Ahaleena Buffet in Park Royal, London

Review of Ahaleena Buffet in Park Royal, London

I knew from looking at the map and talking with our son who had previously stayed at the Holiday Inn Express London Park Continue reading

Day Tours from Madrid

Day Tours from Madrid

If you’re staying in the Spanish capital of Madrid and would like to explore a little further afield, WineTourismSpain.com offer several day tours Continue reading

Photo Tour of Walpole Park in Ealing, London

Photo Tour of Walpole Park in Ealing, London

When I was staying at the Holiday Inn Express London Park Royal, I planned a trip to Ealing Broadway, which is a few Continue reading

Visiting Wesley's Chapel and the Museum of Methodism in London

Visiting Wesley's Chapel and the Museum of Methodism in London

I spotted Wesley’s Chapel and the Museum of Methodism in City Road as I was walking between the Geffyre Museum and the Barbican Continue reading

Quirky Conference Venues in the UK

Quirky Conference Venues in the UK

IHG Business Advantage’s Unusual Conference Venues, Records and Facts infographic highlights some quirky venues in the UK. I know that when I was searching Continue reading

Review of St James Court Hotel London

Review of St James Court Hotel London

I stayed at the St James Court Hotel in London for one night in February 2015. The stay was booked by a credit Continue reading

Adventure Days in the Future

Adventure Days in the Future

Experience days website Into the Blue has done some crystal ball gazing to see the type of activities which could be on offer in the Continue reading

Visiting the British Library

Visiting the British Library

The British Library is a great place to visit. It’s located close to King’s Cross railway station.

The cloakroom and lockers are free (but Continue reading