Welcome to Europe a la Carte

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.

I’m also an artist. Click here to see my work on Flickr.

A Selection of our Recent Articles

Three of the Best Cities for Enjoying a Luxurious UK Break

Three of the Best Cities for Enjoying a Luxurious UK BreakIf there is one thing that the UK excels at, it's catering to the luxurious sensibilities of its denizens. There are few amongst Continue reading

Cosima von Bonin - 'Who's Exploiting Who in the Deep Sea' at the Gallery of Modern Art Glasgow

Cosima von Bonin - 'Who's Exploiting Who in the Deep Sea' at the Gallery of Modern Art GlasgowThe 'Who’s Exploiting Who in the Deep Sea' installation in the Main Hall at Gallery of Modern Art in Glasgow is on show Continue reading

Walking Along Margate Harbour Arm, Prom and Beach

Walking Along Margate Harbour Arm, Prom and BeachAfter visiting the Turner Contemporary, I decided to walk along the rather blustery Margate Harbour Arm, before heading back along the prom and Continue reading

Iceland: The Perfect Combination of Adventure and Luxury

Iceland: The Perfect Combination of Adventure and LuxuryIf there’s a place that you need to cross off your bucket list, it’s Iceland. A beautiful country packed with things to see Continue reading

Kirklees Light Railway in Clayton West, near Huddersfield, Yorkshire

Kirklees Light Railway in Clayton West, near Huddersfield, YorkshireI visited the Kirklees Light Railway on a Sunday in mid April 2016, after I'd dropped Karen off at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park Continue reading

Summer Events In Bristol And Transportation Facilities

Summer Events In Bristol And Transportation FacilitiesBristol, a beautiful city located in the midst of hills besides River Avon in South West England, has never disappointed its visitors. Year-round Continue reading

Not Just A Canadian Game: European Hockey And Where To See It

Not Just A Canadian Game: European Hockey And Where To See ItGenerally speaking, when people think of ice hockey they think of Canada. As a country that takes pride in the game and has Continue reading

JustFly Explores Skellig Michael: From A Galaxy Far, Far Away To Today

JustFly Explores Skellig Michael: From A Galaxy Far, Far Away To TodayLately, many people have been talking about Skellig Michael. While this small island, which lies off the coast of County Kerry in Ireland, Continue reading