David’s Bloggin’ About Europe

Travel Talk Tuesday: January 31, 2023 – La Sagrada Familia

The Sagrada Família Basilica (Holy Family Church) is located in Barcelona, Spain, and has been under construction since 1882.  As you can ...
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Travel Talk Tuesday: January 24, 2023- Barcelona Introduction

In this episode, David gives an introduction and overview of Barcelona. The city sprawls from the mountains to the sea, ...
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Travel Talk Tuesday: January 17, 2023- Travel Tips & Destinations for 2023 (S3E2)

Travel Talk Tuesday: January 17, 2023- Travel Tips & Destinations for 2023 (S3E2)

We spend the first few months promoting our tours at Travel and Adventure Shows throughout the United States each year.  The Chicago ...
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Travel Talk Tuesday: December 13, 2022- David’s Christmas Special (S3E1)

David and Charlotte are back from hosting their annual Christmas Markets tours.  This episode features a virtual visit to Germany, ...
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Travel Talk Tuesday: November 22, 2022- The Best of Ireland in 12 days

Join David on a trip around the Emerald Isle. His Taste of Ireland and Best of Ireland tour perfectly combines ...
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Travel Talk Tuesday: November 15, 2022- Capri and the Bay of Naples (S2E29)

Italy gets more intense and robust the farther south one goes. Naples and the towns in and around its’ Bay ...
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Travel Talk Tuesday: November 1, 2022- Southern Spain & Gibraltar (S2E28)

You've seen it in countless advertisements for the Prudential Insurance Company, The Rock of Gibraltar juts out of the flat ...
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Travel Talk Tuesday: October 25, 2022- The Best Greece Destinations (S2E27)

David returns from 8-weeks on the road leading tours in Europe. In this episode, David shares a few Greek cooking ...
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Contactless Payments are the way to go in Europe!

Contactless payments are the way to go, especially since the evolution of COVID-19 and pandemic panics. If you are not ...
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Hint on Tipping in Europe

Hint on Tipping in Europe

Updated: September 30, 2022 In the United States, we’ve been raised on a tradition of tipping cabbies, hotel staff, bartenders, ...
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Restaurant Survival Guide for Travelers

  When traveling abroad, a good traveler expects to run into cultural differences. With a little planning, we can prepare ...
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Packing Tips and Tricks

Updated: September 2022 - by David & Charlotte McGuffin, Dawnielle Jacobson, Audra Dupuis and Natalie Kelly Packing can sometimes be ...
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Spending Money in Europe… Contactless in king!

  Before the COVID-19 Pandemic, Europeans tended to use cash for their day-to-day spending much more than Americans did. Back ...
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Passports… You can’t travel without one!

You’ll not get beyond the check-in counter at the airport without a valid passport... if your destination is outside the ...
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Travel Talk Tuesday: August 16, 2022- The Best of the Louvre Museum (S2E26)

The Musée du Louvre is the world's largest and oldest museum. It houses famous works of art such as The ...
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Travel Talk Tuesday: August 9, 2022- The Top of Europe- Jungfraujoch (S2E25)

I've visited the Lauterbrunnen Valley in Switzerland many times, but I've never gone to the "Top of Europe" until my ...
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Travel Talk Tuesday: August 2, 2022 – Inside The Duomo of Siena (S2E24)

David takes you on a walk inside Siena’s Cathedral. The Cathedral, known as the Duomo, was mostly built in the ...
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Travel Talk Tuesday: July 26, 2022 – The Duomo of Siena (S2E23)

David takes you on a walk inside and out of Siena's Cathedral. The Cathedral, known as the Duomo, was mostly ...
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Travel Talk Tuesday: July 19, 2022 – Florence and Donegal (S2E22)

Join David as he shows you around Florence, Italy and Mercato Centrale.  Then we'll hop over to County Donegal, Ireland ...
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