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

Review of the Potting Shed Edinburgh

Review of the Potting Shed EdinburghI paid £26 for a Travelzoo voucher for a three course meal for two people at the Potting Shed in Edinburgh. We ate at Continue reading

The Mosaic Pavements at the National Gallery in London

The Mosaic Pavements at the National Gallery in LondonI was intrigued by the mosaic pavements in the Portico of the National Gallery in London. They were created by the Russian born Continue reading

Tesco Bank Art Competition for Schools 2016 at the Scottish National Gallery Edinburgh

Tesco Bank Art Competition for Schools 2016 at the Scottish National Gallery EdinburghYou can see the Tesco Art Competition for Schools 2016 exhibition at the Scottish National Gallery in Edinburgh until 27 October 2016. I was impressed Continue reading

Jupiter Artland near Edinburgh

Jupiter Artland near EdinburghI visited Jupiter Artland on 14 May, the opening day for the 2016 season. This contemporary art venue, mainly an outdoor sculpture park, is Continue reading

5 Places to Visit in Wakefield, West Yorkshire

5 Places to Visit in Wakefield, West YorkshireHere are my tips for five places to visit in Wakefield, West Yorkshire. Wakefield Council Chamber As I walking from Wakefield Museum to the Cathedral, Continue reading

A Stroll Around Dunblane, Scotland

A Stroll Around Dunblane, ScotlandI was hoping to have a stop for a walk as I drove from Dundee to Stirling, But it was such a murky, wet Continue reading

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