All that travelling to Portugal has to offer

March 05, 2019

CATEGORY: Europe Travel

travelling to Portugal

Thinking about travelling to Portugal? Portugal is a Southern European country. It borders France and is located on the Atlantic Ocean. It’s been famed for its culture, Portuguese cuisine, beautiful beaches and stunning landscape. Most Europeans are familiar with Portugal because of the warmer climate it has in relation to the rest of Europe. It’s common for European couples, families and solo travellers to visit Portugal as a quick getaway. For the rest of the Read more…

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The best amusement parks in Europe for families

February 26, 2019

CATEGORY: Europe Travel, Family Travel

Amusement parks in Europe have been providing laughs, screams and family memories for centuries Some of the world’s best amusement parks are in Europe and somehow they slip under the international radar, which creates manageable crowds unlike some of the amusement parks in Northern America. Amusement parks are a great idea for the whole family. Teens can explore the rollercoasters and ghost trains, while little ones laugh until they cry on the twirl-a-whirl and Ferris Read more…

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Best Festivals in Germany

January 08, 2019

CATEGORY: Europe Travel

Best Festivals in Germany

Festivals around the world bring people together, and the best festivals in Germany do this with ease. Festival season can be a great reason to travel to different countries and explore different ways of celebration and community. Throughout the globe, people of all ages come together to celebrate music, life, art, religion, culture, history, food and much more. This is the meaning of festivals and why they have been such a staple of countries and Read more…

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Top Restaurants in Paris

January 02, 2019

CATEGORY: Culinary Travel, Europe Travel

Top Restaurants in Paris

Paris has rightfully owned its title as the best food city in Europe. Travellers will have a hard time finding average food in France, and more specifically Paris. If you are travelling to France, there are some top restaurants in Paris that we do not want you to miss. Over the past ten years, Paris has been diligently working on getting its dining scene back to its roots, which is regional food cooked in a Read more…

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The world’s best Christmas markets

December 11, 2018

CATEGORY: Europe Travel, North American Travel, TierOne Travel Blog

Christmas Markets

Immerse yourself in the Christmas spirit at a Christmas market this year. It’s magical finding yourself in the middle of a Christmas market with the snow lightly falling, Christmas carols being sung, mulled wine being enjoyed and twinkling lights as far as the eye can see. We believe that there is no better shopping experience than a shopping experience at a seasonal Christmas market. When we think of the world’s top Christmas markets, Germany often Read more…

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Best Road Trips in Europe

November 20, 2018

CATEGORY: Europe Travel

road trips in Europe

When travelling in Europe, it can easy to follow the herd and explore along the typical tourist routes on your road trip. But if you dare to venture off the beaten track, you will be thoroughly rewarded. Europe is full of hidden gems that are both beautiful and historical. Small towns, ever-changing vistas and dramatic landscape are just a few of the amazing things that you will experience during a road trip in Europe. If Read more…

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Mastering the London Underground

November 13, 2018

CATEGORY: Europe Travel

London Underground

The London underground rail network is our #1 transportation choice to explore London Often, travellers to London will take one look at London’s underground rail network map and begin to panic. Do not worry, there is a method to what appears to be madness, and the London underground (also called “the Tube”) is actually a very organized system. You can arrive at the front door of most destinations in London using the underground railway, and Read more…

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Round – up European travel tips & tricks

March 27, 2018

CATEGORY: Europe Travel

EuropeanTravelTips

A European vacation is always a good idea with the family, as a solo trip, or as a couple. The secret to Europe is to have a good idea of what you want to see and do because there is simply so much to offer. Every country (even every city!) is very different, and depending what you are looking for, you will either fall in love with it or be ready to move on to Read more…

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Discover Europe with Eurail

March 20, 2018

CATEGORY: Europe Travel

Eurail

Planning to see a lot during your European vacation? Eurail is a great option for travellers who want to explore more than one city on their vacation to Europe. Rail throughout Europe is very extensive, meeting most corners of every country. Not only does rail get you to your destination in a timely fashion but, it also provides for a huge opportunity to see the countryside, and pass by small towns and coastlines, that you Read more…

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Noteworthy street art throughout Europe

March 13, 2018

CATEGORY: Europe Travel

Europe street art

Europe street art is unlike anywhere else in the world. The pure talent of the artists is incomparable, as is the strong, sometimes controversial messages that majority of the art represents. Art can be found in every corner of every town in Europe, one might say that it is the foundation of the European culture. Today, we want to bring attention and celebration to the art found outside, on buildings, in laneways and overpasses. Street Read more…

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10 Stunning Top Secret Locations in Europe

March 06, 2018

CATEGORY: Europe Travel

Europe Travel Destinations

Europe, so much to see and do. When planning a trip to Europe the question quickly becomes, where to start and where to go… that will allow you to avoid tourist traps and crowds. This blog is designed to take you off the beaten path, away from the crowds and into the enchanting European culture and history. If you promise to keep the secret alive, our team has shared some of their top secret finds, Read more…

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Top Islands to Visit in Greece

February 27, 2018

CATEGORY: Europe Travel

Top Islands to Visit in Greece

Greece is a popular destination for tourists from around the world and within Europe. It’s fresh vistas, fun people and delicious cuisine keeps guests coming back time after time. In this special place, Greek mythology comes alive. You can truly appreciate the myths and teachings that have come from this godly land, once you have experienced it. There is a supernatural wonder here. Maybe it’s the stunning scenery or the jagged cliffs, or perhaps it’s Read more…

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European cities that come alive in the snow

January 02, 2018

CATEGORY: Europe Travel

European Cities

Europe is a magical place to visit. As the snow blankets the region, some cities come alive and truly sparkle throughout the winter season. Winter presents itself in very different forms throughout Europe, in the North, you may experience sunless, snow-covered days, however, in the south sunny days and snowless streets are a common seasonal trend. One common thread throughout many European cities is the magical winter ambiance created by Christmas markets, sparkling smiles, and Read more…

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Learn to cook in Italy

November 28, 2017

CATEGORY: Culinary Travel, Europe Travel

Learn how to cook in Italy

When you think of a trip to Italy, food likely comes to mind. Not just any kind of cuisine but authentic, fresh, local gourmet cuisine – that only Italy can offer. So why not, learn to cook in Italy? While travelling throughout Italy one will notice that each region has it’s own culture and flavour, along with that is cuisine unique to the region. Today visitors can take a bit of that uniqueness back home with Read more…

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Norway – Powered by Nature

March 21, 2017

CATEGORY: Europe Travel

Norway

Many people refer to Norway as the most beautiful place on earth, it’s earned this title from it natural wonder and Scandinavian flair. Image an adventure of the most pristine, majestic and sophisticated sort – that’s what travelling in Norway can deliver.   The culture of Norway is very diverse with a strong Viking influence. The cuisine, architecture, and ambiance is undeniably unique. Enjoy fresh fish, shellfish, cured meats and a variety of cheese with Read more…

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Round up – Our favourite moments in Europe

March 14, 2017

CATEGORY: Europe Travel

Europe

Our travel specialists at TierOne Travel have the opportunity to travel to every corner of the planet, scouting out remote locations, beautiful attractions, and rich cultures to share with our clients. Europe has been a big part of our industry for years. It’s one of our favourite and most travelled destinations. When we asked our travel specialists for their favourite attractions, museums, or memories from European travels here’s what they had to say:

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Europe’s most luxurious spas

March 07, 2017

CATEGORY: Europe Travel

Luxury travel

In today’s fast-paced world spa travel is emerging as a popular form of tourism. As busy individuals from all over the globe, we are recognizing the importance of slowing down and letting go. What a better way to be in the present that spending some time at a luxurious spa?! Europe has mastered the art of spa indulgence by combining Eastern traditions with modern day research, to create a unique, beneficial experience for its guests. Read more…

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Traveling Europe as a solo traveler

January 17, 2017

CATEGORY: Europe Travel

solo traveler

Traveling solo is a nourishing experience for the soul. Feeding your passions, you will learn self discovery, independence and most of all a relaxation like no other. If you have travelled alone before you know what I am talking about. If not, this just might be your year to try it. As a solo traveler you have the flexibility to create (or, not create) an ideal itinerary that suits your every need. Self discovery is Read more…

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Wine Holidays and More in Northern Italy

November 29, 2016

CATEGORY: Europe Travel

wine-travel

For centuries, writers, philosophers and artists made the lakes of North Italy their favourite escape. If you’re in Milan, take a the TreNord railway line heading to Tirano and get off at Varenna, directly on Lake Como. Today, more coveted spots at Lake Como are known for celebrity residents. Hollywood movies were shot here, too, including the Star Wars and James Bond series. Bellagio and Varenna: Beautiful Pearls on Lake Como If you’re seeking the Read more…

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Popular European Destinations and the Best Times of the Year to Visit

November 15, 2016

CATEGORY: Europe Travel

Europe travel

Europe’s topography is as rich and diverse as its history and traditions. Europe’s mountains are bigger than any found in the Continental U.S. and as big as any found in Alaska. Its beaches compare to any of those found in California or Florida. Its rolling hills and plains and plateaus are post-card perfect. A land mass roughly four million square-miles in area, Europe is slightly larger than the United States (including Hawaii and Alaska). The Read more…

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