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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

Finding a Good Deal on Accommodation in London

Finding a Good Deal on Accommodation in London

Finding a reasonably priced, centrally located and decent quality room in London can be a real challenge. I love visiting London as there’s Continue reading

How to Plan for a Stress-free Move Abroad

How to Plan for a Stress-free Move Abroad

From June 2012 to June 2013, 320,000 people emigrated from the UK. This is a huge number of individuals seeking sun, a better Continue reading

KLM's #HappytoHelp Customer Service Initiative

KLM's #HappytoHelp Customer Service Initiative

KLM recently ran a #happytohelp customer service initiative. The control centre was located an office at Schipol Airport in Amsterdam operated by a Continue reading

Review of Tara Tari Buffet Restaurant London

Review of Tara Tari Buffet Restaurant London

Update 17 December 2014 – The restaurant has now closed. I’m assuming that this is at least partly due to loads of awful Continue reading

Walking Trails in Ibiza

Walking Trails in Ibiza

Ibiza boasts an abundance of cliff top walks, mountain hikes and countryside trails, making it a great choice for those who enjoy discovering Continue reading

Review of Airbnb Apartment near Barbican in London

Review of Airbnb Apartment near Barbican in London

I searched the Airbnb peer-to-peer accommodation website for a 2 night midweek stay in London in early December 2014. My budget was up Continue reading

Another Example of Superb Service by easyJet

Another Example of Superb Service by easyJet

My easyJet flight from Thessaloniki, Greece on the 16th November arrived early at Gatwick, London.

On that flight, I’d experienced an example of ‘above Continue reading

A Travelodge Stay Could Result in a £100 Parking Charge

A Travelodge Stay Could Result in a £100 Parking Charge

A week after my stay at the Travelodge Stirling M80 at Stirling services, I received a £100 parking charge notice for exceeding the Continue reading

Christmas Past at the Geffyre Museum London

Christmas Past at the Geffyre Museum London

As I was staying within a 30 minute walk of the Geffyre Museum when I was in London last week, I decided to Continue reading

A Morning in Lincoln's Inn Fields London

A Morning in Lincoln's Inn Fields London

I spent an enjoyable morning visiting the Sir John Soane’s and Hunterian Museum, both free to enter,  in Lincoln’s Inn Fields in London. Continue reading

The Horniman Museum in London

The Horniman Museum in London

I resolved to finally visit the Horniman Museum in south London when I noticed that I could get a direct London Overground train Continue reading

Should I Buy a Bratislava City Card?

Should I Buy a Bratislava City Card?

If you’re visiting the Slovakian capital, it’s worth investigating whether abuying a Bratislava City Card would save you money. The card costs 10 Continue reading