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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

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

Review of the County Hotel in North Berwick

Review of the County Hotel in North BerwickI stayed at the County Hotel North Berwick on a Sunday night in mid September 2017. I've visited the Scottish east coast town of Continue reading

Casa Oficina Antonio Carneiro in Porto

Casa Oficina Antonio Carneiro in PortoOn my recent trip to Porto, I focused on visiting museums related to art and which offered free or reduced entry with my Continue reading

Daughters of Penelope Exhibition at the Dovecoat Studios Edinburgh

Daughters of Penelope Exhibition at the Dovecoat Studios EdinburghThe Daughters of Penelope exhibition at the Dovecoat Studios in Edinburgh runs until 20 January 2018. The exhibition features work by various female Continue reading

Where to Experience Authentic Spain Along the Costa Brava

Where to Experience Authentic Spain Along the Costa BravaWith around 522,000 visits to the Costa Brava in August 2014 alone, this region is clearly a tourist hotspot for holiday-goers. With one Continue reading