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 Recent Articles

Review of Blacklane Professional Driver Service

Review of Blacklane Professional Driver ServiceOn my recent trip to Porto, Blacklane offered me vouchers to try out their professional driver service for my airport transfers. I booked my Continue reading

7 Sure-fire Ways to Make Travelling Stress Free

7 Sure-fire Ways to Make Travelling Stress FreeThey say that ‘half the fun is getting there.’ However, this is not always true. Travelling not only leaves you exhausted and fatigued, Continue reading

Jewels of Turkey: Five Sparkling Coastal Gems

Jewels of Turkey: Five Sparkling Coastal GemsTurkey's long and varied coastline is among the most beautiful and varied in the world. With its warm, sunny climate, miles of beaches, Continue reading

Photography Exhibition About the Huni Kuin People at Museu Nacional de Soares dos Reis Porto

Photography Exhibition About the Huni Kuin People at Museu Nacional de Soares dos Reis PortoWhen I visited the Museu Nacional de Soares dos Reis in Porto this morning, I enjoyed the Photography Exhibition About Huni Kuni People. Continue reading

10 Reasons to Visit Cappadocia, Turkey

10 Reasons to Visit Cappadocia, TurkeyCappadocia is a region in central Turkey made up of geological anomalies, known for its ‘fairy chimneys’, rock hewn churches and bronze age Continue reading

Review of the Angus Hotel Blairgowrie

Review of the Angus Hotel BlairgowrieI stayed at the Angus Hotel in Blairgowrie, Perthshire in Scotland, on a Friday night in late May 2017. I was looking for Continue reading

How Distance Learning is Revolutionising Your Education

How Distance Learning is Revolutionising Your EducationDistance Learning is fast becoming a popular alternative to the traditional university education, and so many are benefiting from its practicality . A typical university Continue reading

Visiting Gibralfaro Castle in Malaga

Visiting Gibralfaro Castle in MalagaIt's a steep walk up to Gibralfaro Castle in Malaga. I decided to visit one morning when it was forecast to be cooler. Continue reading