Planning your Itinerary – Inexpensive Lodging

One of the first steps in planning your trip to Europe is reserving a place to stay.   Your budget, how many people are in your party, and your personal preferences, will help determine which lodging options you choose.  Staying with a friend, couchsurfing, or staying in a hostel are the least expensive types of lodging available. Staying in […]

Planning your Itinerary – European Highlights

One of the first questions you ask when planning a trip is, “Where do I want to go?”  There are so many possibilities in Europe, that you may have a hard time deciding. Where you decide to visit will depend on what your interests are.  If you enjoy nature, you will focus on different areas than […]

Nice, France – More than Just a Beach

The French Riviera, also called the Côte d’Azur, or Azure Coast, extends from the Italian border to Saint-Tropez.  The beautiful coastline and blue water drew artists and writers to the area at the beginning of the 20th century.  After WWII, it became a popular tourist area and today is home to many celebrities. Nice is the […]