English Cemetery
The grave of an Englishwoman in the English Cemetery in Rome. Photo: Marisa Ficorella

A World Apart: Rome’s English Cemetery

Feb 19 England’s 19th-century love affair with Italy has left a legacy in cemeteries across the country. Not all English visitors went home to die. Thus Florence, Livorno, Naples and Rome are Italian cities that boast a Cimitero degli Inglesi. At rest abroad Each warrants a visit, but don’t expect to find a little exclave of England. » Read more

Visiting London: 5 easy ways to keep your wallet happy

Visiting London: 5 easy ways to keep your wallet happy

Feb 18 London is a pricey city—there’s no denying it. But Cheapos can make their British pennies go further by following these frugal ways to enjoy the best of the capital. 1. Get an Oyster! First things first, don’t even think about stepping on a Tube or bus without an Oyster card. Fares are high enough without » Read more

Beyond Mozart: The hip and affordable guide to Salzburg in 2014

Beyond Mozart: The hip and affordable guide to Salzburg in 2014

Feb 17 The picture says it all. Salzburg has one of the most beautiful old towns in all of Europe that should be on every traveler’s list. It’s worth a trip here just to stroll around and experience the same beautiful streets that Mozart roamed. But there’s so much more to Austria’s 4th largest city than Mozart » Read more

Romantic hotels in Rome where every day is Valentine’s Day

Romantic hotels in Rome where every day is Valentine’s Day

Feb 14 Even on the continent that invented romance, few cities rival Rome when it comes to creating or fostering amore. The Eternal City is chock-full of quiet lanes for strolling, pasta dishes for sharing, and covert corners for stealing kisses. But any good lover knows that a romantic getaway isn’t complete without a love nest. Here are » Read more

How to spend three days in Paris

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

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