Europe travel news: half-tourists, travel agent scam, hydrogen train, mini campervan from VW

switzerland, interlaken, a group of tourists take a break in a park
Touring Switzerland.

Airbnb problems in France, road trip across Europe during pandemic, and Helsinki guide

Coronavirus exposed a dirty secret in travel business: Ponzi-style schemes by travel agents

Read this article by USA Today before booking your next trip with a travel agent. These … Read the Story

Travel prices in Europe have fallen, Eastern Europe still the most economical destination

lviv, ukraine. photo tuanmaciek
Lviv, Ukraine.

An unexpected global phenomenon like a pandemic causes immeasurable losses to economies in every country, but it also opens doors to changes. As the number of travelers has decreased in 2020, hotels and many other travel related businesses have lowered … Read the Story

Travel news digest: countries with high and low infection ratios, guided online tours, going nowhere flights

helsinki, finland. Esplanadi and Mikonkatu
Helsinki, Finland.

News on tourism, destinations, service, and tools

Europe is on vacation, here is the result: The old continent is suffering from a wave infections

The big countries in Central and Southern Europe have vacation period in August, and it has resulted into … Read the Story

Night train between Sweden and Central Europe becomes fast alternative for travelers

train or metro approaching station

Nordic countries are somewhat like islands, separated from the Continental Europe by the straits between Denmark and Sweden and by the Baltic Sea. Flying and driving (including one or two ferry rides) have been the usual options for traveling between Central … Read the Story

Enjoy almost tourist-free London, or crowded Lisbon and Athens when airports open in Europe

lisbon, portugal by celine colin
Lisbon city view by Celine Colin.

The pandemic that triggered restrictions both for international and regional travel is still dangerous in some countries, but a number of European countries have opened their borders and airports for travelers. In June 2020, WTTC (World … Read the Story