For decades Europe has been a global destination for travelers. With the arrival of the jet air age transportation to Europe has become practical and affordable to people all over the world. Prior to that time people of the upper classes would travel there to experience its sights and cultures. So Europe has been accommodating the traveler longer than anywhere else and has a strong tourism infrastructure, especially lodging and cuisine, to meet any travelers needs.
Hotels in Europe
There is a large selection of hotels to choose from throughout Europe including many hotel chains found in the U.S., as well as European chains, independent budget, boutique and luxury hotels. A list of major hotel chains that have properties in Europe
Hostels have always been very popular with young travelers because of their cost. They are the most inexpensive places to stay in Europe. Rates can run $20. to $40. a night, considerably less than that a hotel room per night.
Dinning in Europe
We understand that dining can be a very personal and subjective thing to do. We are not hear to recommend you what places are good to eat at and which are bad. We do want to tell you about your options so can find places that fit your desires.
Beer – Wine – Beverages
While traveling through Europe you’ll find great beers, wonderful wines and popular local beverages to compliment Europe’s diverse cuisine. For centuries European’s have taken the crafting of beer and the aging of wine to new levels .
Choosing a Hotel
So how does one shop for an accommodation when traveling to Europe? Actually much like the same way we do when traveling in the states. However, we are traveling in a foreign country so there are a few exceptions. Let’s start with the basics and ask ourselves these questions first.
One of your biggest expenses traveling in Europe will be your sleeping accommodations and meals. When it comes to accommodations name your poison.
Because of its large diversity, Europe’s cuisines vary greatly with 70 known different ones. Food preparations and their dishes have evolved down through the centuries from the Greeks, Romans, the Renaissance and age of exploration, which brought new foods
Fast Food in Europe
If you do yearn for some American fast food, you will find McDonalds in London or a Burger King in Florence, etc. For your morning fix, there’s also Starbucks in some countries. Yes there has been an invasion of American Fast Food into Europe over the past several decades.