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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

The Best Places to Buy a Holiday Home

The Best Places to Buy a Holiday Home

The ‘Where to Buy: An International Holiday Home’ infographic by the holiday home insurer Schofields reveals the best places to buy a holiday Continue reading

Visit the Poppy Installation at Tower of London Before It Ends on 30 November 2014

Visit the Poppy Installation at Tower of London Before It Ends on 30 November 2014

Update 8 November 2014 -I read this morning that the Weeping Willow and the Wave segments of the poppy installation will now stay Continue reading

Camden Arts Centre London

Camden Arts Centre London

Camden Arts Centre is located close in Arkwright Road, near the Finchley Road Underground station in London. It focuses on contemporary visual art Continue reading

Photo Tour of the London Film Museum - Bond in Motion

Photo Tour of the London Film Museum - Bond in Motion

Although I’m not the greatest aficionado of the Bond movies, the series of films is an integral part of British culture. As I Continue reading

Review of RE London Shoreditch Hotel

Review of RE London Shoreditch Hotel

I stayed at the RE London Shoreditch for two nights in late May 2014. I was searching for a hotel in the Shoreditch/Hackney Continue reading

Well Done East Coast Trains

Well Done East Coast Trains

On the 4th of November I was booked on the 16.22 Cross Country train from Berwick upon Tweed to Edinburgh, aiming to get Continue reading

Street Art in Bratislava

Street Art in Bratislava

When I’m exploring a city, I’m always on the lookout for interesting street art. The first batch of street art which I spotted Continue reading

Why You Should Look Into Buying Property in Mallorca

Why You Should Look Into Buying Property in Mallorca

The island of Mallorca lies in the Mediterranean Sea, just off the north-east coast of Spain. Roughly the same size as the county Continue reading

How to Own Your Own Ocean View in the UK

How to Own Your Own Ocean View in the UK

Given the beauty, quality and diversity of the coastline in the United Kingdom it will be of no surprise to anyone if you Continue reading

Review of Ibis Edinburgh Centre South Bridge

Review of Ibis Edinburgh Centre South Bridge

I stayed at the Ibis Edinburgh Centre South Bridge for one night in early June 2014. I originally booked the Ibis Budget Edinburgh Continue reading

Barcelona's Best Markets

Barcelona's Best Markets

When travelling it’s not all about buildings and monuments; although a great part of sightseeing, we all know one of the best ways Continue reading

Staying Connected While Travelling

Staying Connected While Travelling

Innovative improvements in technology mean fast internet connections no longer require a physical wired connection. Mobile technologies and broadband have transformed the travel Continue reading