Luxembourg Gardens
The Luxembourg Gardens as another day sets on Paris. Photo: Andrew Crump

How to spend three days in Paris

Feb 13 Previously on EuroCheapo, we’ve presented helpful itineraries for a one-day trip to Paris that takes you to the city’s main attractions and a two-day trip that also includes the Left Bank and Montmartre. For a three-day tour, you’ll have even more liberty to wander a bit and take your time. Once you book your Paris » Read more

Unpacking Weimar: A small German city that leaves a big impression

Unpacking Weimar: A small German city that leaves a big impression

Feb 12 Some small towns make a great mark on the imagination. Think Versailles, Potsdam, Guernica or Srebrenica. One major peace treaty or one awful atrocity inscribes the name of a place into European psychogeography. And thus it is with Weimar, a city of only modest proportions in the Ilm Valley in the German State of Thuringia. » Read more

Enter here to win 2 free flights to Europe on airberlin!

Enter here to win 2 free flights to Europe on airberlin!

Feb 11 EuroCheapo and airberlin are giving away two free round-trip flights from the US to Europe in our “Spring to Europe” contest. The best part? You choose the destination! Fly from any airberlin US departing airport to any airberlin European arrival. Where do you feel like flying? Berlin? Stockholm? Milan? Munich? Vienna? Copenhagen? Prague? There are » Read more

Riding the budget bus lines in Germany with fares from €5

Riding the budget bus lines in Germany with fares from €5

Feb 10 When Germany relaxed its laws preventing competition with train lines last year, numerous long-distance bus companies sprung up to fill in a gap which has perplexed budget travelers in the country for years. Traditional transportation companies are creating new routes, but even the post office and a national supermarket chain are getting into the bus » Read more

Ready for takeoff? An airberlin giveaway is coming soon!

Ready for takeoff? An airberlin giveaway is coming soon!

Feb 07 We interrupt this Polar Vortex to announce another exciting airberlin and EuroCheapo flight giveaway! Starting next week you’ll be able to enter our spring “Get Out of Town” contest and have a shot at winning a free trip to Europe. The best part? You choose the destination! The giveaway airberlin will be giving away two » Read more

London restaurants: 4 ways to save big the next time you eat out

London restaurants: 4 ways to save big the next time you eat out

So we’ve finally made it through January, and the endless detoxing is over, hurrah! You may wish to celebrate by indulging in some of London’s most delicious eateries. But before you do, check out these tips to get a bit more bang for your buck when eating out in London. 1. TopTable When booking online » Read more

Barcelona: 3 affordable hotel options in the center city for quick trips

Barcelona: 3 affordable hotel options in the center city for quick trips

Feb 06 If you have just a couple days in Barcelona, then you want to be where the action is and avoid transportation hassles. Usually on EuroCheapo, our advice is to stay away from touristy areas and pick a hotel in a more residential zone. There are a few reasons for this: lower costs, proximity to better » Read more

Celebrating UNESCO World Heritage in Germany

Celebrating UNESCO World Heritage in Germany

Feb 05 Germany has a clear tourism agenda for 2014. And that’s to prove to the wider world that it’s a fully compliant member of UNESCO’s World Heritage Program. The German National Tourist Board (GNTB) has just launched a wonderfully informative dedicated website devoted to the country’s 38 entries on the UNESCO List. And it’s a mark » Read more

Paris: A guide to beating the crowds at the top tourist attractions

Paris: A guide to beating the crowds at the top tourist attractions

Feb 02 While you’re on the beaten path in Paris, it’s best to know when you can hit it while it’s the least crowded. Maximize your sightseeing time with a few easy tips on when to visit the city’s most popular landmarks. Louvre Visit late on Wednesdays or Fridays If you must, go on Wednesday or Friday » Read more

Spas, history & architecture in Bath: 5 budget-friendly tips

Spas, history & architecture in Bath: 5 budget-friendly tips

The attractive southwestern English town of Bath is one of the few places in the UK that can rival London for general tourist cost index. It’s not an obvious place for a budget-conscious break, and in fact, the tips that follow hardly enable anyone to scrape the bottom of the budget barrel. Instead, they point » Read more

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