Travel Stories | Europe

5 Reasons to See Europe by Sailboat

5 Reasons to See Europe by Sailboat Skip the crowds and take to the seas! 1. Avoid the crowds There's no way around it: Europe... read more

Your guide to: Croatia

DESTINATION FACTS LANGUAGE Croatian WHAT TO EAT Dry-salted ham, squid ink risotto, peka (a meat and vegetable dish cooked in a lidded pot under burning embers), and... read more

Why We Love River Cruising in Europe

River cruising offers great value Many river cruise lines are all-inclusive, meaning that you get your accommodation, meals, and guided tours as part of the... read more

30 Must-Have Experiences in Europe

London  The Tube (aka The Underground) in London 1) See London from the Thames Cable Car: Take in views of landmarks such as the Thames Barrier,... read more

Travelling Solo? Here's why you should opt for a tour.

1. YOU MEET NEW TRAVEL COMPANIONS Whether you’re travelling with friends or by yourself, your tour will (hopefully) be full of like minded people chasing... read more

Video: The World's Largest Spring Flower Garden - in Full Bloom on a Tulip-Time River Cruise!

They call it 'The Garden of Europe', and it's open for only 8 short weeks every spring. The spectacular Keukenhof garden in the Netherlands is... read more

10 Tips When You Travel To Amsterdam From A Monograms Local Host

There's nothing better when you travel than having a friend in town to give you the insider tips only a local would know. Most of... read more

Now You Can Take the Chunnel Train to a New Destination in Europe

London to Paris for a romantic weekend? Belgium to London for tea? Travelers have gotten used to having the option of a high-speed train connecting... read more

Video: 3 Reasons You'll Love Marseille

France's largest port town, on the magical Mediterranean, has been transformed in recent years.  You'll still find the charms of its Old Port, the oldest... read more

Spotlight Tours: Illuminate the world's most remarkable destinations

SPOTLIGHT TOURS: Illuminate the world’s most remarkable destinations. Spotlight tours are most noteworthy because they involve a single relaxed hotel stay where you can immerse... read more