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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

Visiting Chateau d'If in Marseille

Visiting Chateau d'If in Marseille

One of things which I was most looking forward to when visiting Marseille was a  trip out to the Chateau d’If.  It was Continue reading

Review of Diwana Vegetarian Indian Restaurant in Euston, London

Review of Diwana Vegetarian Indian Restaurant in Euston, London

I did a search for a buffet restaurant close to the Wellcome Collection in London, as I planned to visit the ‘Institute of Continue reading

Review of the Hungry Yeti in Ealing, London

Review of the Hungry Yeti in Ealing, London

On the day I checked out of the Holiday Inn Express London Royal Park I decided to take the Tube west to Ealing Continue reading

Review of Kitchin Buffet Restaurant in Kings Cross London

Review of Kitchin Buffet Restaurant in Kings Cross London

I usually have a buffet Indian lunch at the Poppadom Express when I’m in London, often before heading for a mid-afternoon train back to 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

Review of Aparthotel Adagio Marseille Vieux Port

Review of Aparthotel Adagio Marseille Vieux Port

We stayed at the Aparthotel Adagio Marseille Vieux Port for four nights in mid April 2105. I booked the accommodation on ebookers during Continue reading

Twelve Great Outdoor Attractions in Europe

Twelve Great Outdoor Attractions in Europe

Here are my tips for outdoor attractions in Europe. Wearing the right clothes, you can enjoy some fresh air at any time of Continue reading

Useful Guide to Airline Hand Luggage Case Sizes

Useful Guide to Airline Hand Luggage Case Sizes

To make travel simpler and help avoid confusion, Expedia have compiled a guide to airline hand luggage sizes. This is necessary, as there Continue reading

25 of My Favourite Buildings in Europe

25 of My Favourite Buildings in Europe

After reading an article on the most iconic buildings in Europe, I decided to write an article for Europe a la Carte featuring Continue reading

Ten Family Friendly Locations in Europe

Ten Family Friendly Locations in Europe

With the Summer holidays on the horizon, here are my tips for family friendly locations in Europe.
Newham City Farm in London
Newham City Farm Continue reading

Rhododendron Time at Cragside in Northumberland, England

Rhododendron Time at Cragside in Northumberland, England

One of the best times of the year to visit Cragside House in Northumberland is Rhododendron Time, which usually runs from late May to Continue reading

5 of the Best City Destinations in Spain

5 of the Best City Destinations in Spain

Spain is a country that changes dramatically by region. The landscape, the language, the pace of life, the culture, and food are all Continue reading