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Spooky Places to Celebrate Halloween in Europe

Spooky Places to Celebrate Halloween in Europe

Though costume parties for October 31 are growing increasingly popular, most of Europe doesn’t celebrate Halloween in quite the same way as the United States does. To get your spooky fix on that next European vacation – whether on All Hallows Eve or any other time of year – check out one of these spine-tingling » Read more

Friday the 13th: Where are you going?

Cause for celebration or screams? Did you know that many airlines won’t book seat #13 on seemingly spooky days like Friday the 13th? The same goes for hotels, where the staff conveniently makes sure room #13 is vacant. Sure, to us it sounds like the plot of a cheesy Stephen King film, maybe starring John Cusack, but » Read more

Cheapos with presents: Holiday travel gift ideas

For Cheapos racking their brains over holiday gifts for dedicated European travelers, our regular guest contributors Nicky and Susanne from hidden europe magazine have a few good ideas: #1: Coffee-table Europe Did you know that local law demands that all businesses in Monaco must display a portrait of the reigning prince? Or that the average » Read more

European Christmas Markets: Round-up

European Christmas Markets: Round-up

‘Tis the season to visit the European Christmas markets, Cheapos! The Christmas Market Tradition Europe’s holiday market tradition began in Germany and Austria. Today, many well-known markets, like those in Nuremberg and Munich, draw record crowds. Heck, there’s even a company that specializes in European Christmas market tours around the holidays. The most popular markets can still » Read more

Where to celebrate Thanksgiving in Europe

Where to celebrate Thanksgiving in Europe

A royal turkey spread, photo courtesy of RoadsidePictures Sometimes you just can’t make it back to grandma’s house for Thanksgiving because you live (or are traveling) far, far away. While a few Cheapos in our office were living in London the year before last, they had an admittedly hard time thinking about family back home, » Read more

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