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Europe-wide rituals to celebrate the New Year

Europe-wide rituals to celebrate the New Year

A lot of folk in Scotland sleep in on New Year’s Day. The indulgences of Hogmanay take their toll on body and soul alike. A long sleep and a cold shower are the only effective remedies. But, quite contrary to the rest of Scotland, Orcadians are often up bright and early on January 1. Kicking » Read more

Join us at the LA Times Travel Show this weekend

Join us at the LA Times Travel Show this weekend

If any Cheapos will be in Los Angeles this weekend (February 14-15, 2009), make sure you take advantage of the budget-conscious offerings at the Los Angeles Times Travel & Adventure Show, taking place at the Los Angeles Convention Center. If you stop by at noon on Sunday, you can join me, as I represent EuroCheapo in a » Read more

UPDATED: Where to Watch Barack Obama’s Inauguration in Europe

UPDATED: Where to Watch Barack Obama’s Inauguration in Europe

Fired up! Ready to go! Photo courtesy of an agent Yes, we did! On Tuesday, January 20th, 2009, Barack Obama will be sworn is as the 44th U.S. President and the world will be watching! We’ve put together a list of places hosting inaugural day events in Europe. As we said on Friday, the inauguration should be available » Read more

Where to Watch Barack Obama’s Inauguration in Europe

Where to Watch Barack Obama’s Inauguration in Europe

It’s our time! Photo courtesy of an agent Yes, we did! On Tuesday, January 20th, 2009, Barack Obama will be sworn is as the 44th U.S. President and the world will be watching! We’ve put together a list of places – that we currently know of – hosting inaugural day events in Europe. Fortunately, for all » Read more

Americans abroad: Will you be watching the US Presidential Inauguration?

On Tuesday, January 20th, 2009, Barack Obama will be sworn in as the 44th President of the United States. The formal program begins at 11:30 AM EST and will be shown live around the world. Americans abroad: Will you be watching the festivities? Whether you live abroad or will simply be traveling, we’d like to » Read more

UPDATED: Where to watch US election results in Europe

UPDATED: Where to watch US election results in Europe

A bar in Paris. Photo With the US presidential election only days away, candidates aren’t the only ones scrambling to organize their schedules. Americans living and traveling abroad are also figuring out where to go next Tuesday night to watch the results come in. We’ve heard from several wandering Cheapos about their election night plans, many of » Read more

Second VIVA World Cup

Next year’s European Football Championships are scheduled for June 7-29. Switzerland and Austria are sharing hosting duties, with matches scheduled in Vienna, Klagenfurt, Salzburg, Innsbruck, Zurich, Basel, Bern, and Geneva. Overseen by the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA), the Championship will have Austria and Switzerland mobbed with soccer-mad Europeans from every corner of the » Read more

Eurovision: Almost Here

Eurovision, the brilliantly silly Europe-wide music competition that quickens our collective pulse, is less than three weeks away. Since we regard Eurovision to be possibly the most culturally significant event of the entire year, we are naturally more than a touch excited. We’ve been busy reviewing the entries and coming up with our own favorites. » Read more

BBC Announces Eurovision Dance-Off

We. Are. So. Excited. BBC’s recent announcement that they will be hosting a ballroom dance competition “in the spirit of the Eurovision song contest” got our booties shaking with anticipation. Here at EuroCheapo global HQ, we’re huge fans of Eurovision and staffer Alex Robertson Textor has written previous posts covering the event and—dare we say—is » Read more

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