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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

A Holiday in Pollensa, Mallorca

A Holiday in Pollensa, Mallorca

i think that Pollensa, in the north-east of the Spanish island of Mallorca, is one of the best places to stay when taking 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 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

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

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

Photo Tour of the Museum of Decorative Arts in Marseille

Photo Tour of the Museum of Decorative Arts in Marseille

I had planned to visit the Museum of Decorative Arts in Marseille prior to our trip to the city. My interest was further piqued 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

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

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

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

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