Tag Archives: Europe

8 Great Auto Europe Car Rental Advantages by Charles McCool for McCool Travel. Article and photo by Charles McCool.

8 Great Auto Europe Car Rental Advantages

My recent 25 day trip exploring Ireland and Northern Ireland included a seven day Auto Europe car rental. Using public transportation was great but driving a car gave us freedom and flexibility to go where and when we want. 8 Great Auto Europe Car Rental Advantages History First off, Auto Europe has been a leader […]

Ireland luxury lodging. Photo and article by Charles McCool for McCool Travel.

Ireland Luxury Lodging: Where to Stay in Ireland

On our recent 24 day trip around Ireland, we stayed at a dozen different properties. Each place exhibits its own distinct luxury travel characteristics. These Ireland luxury lodging properties range from inns, to large hotels, to medieval castles. Ireland Luxury Lodging: Where to Stay in Ireland Killarney Park Hotel Ireland’s #1 luxury hotel rated by […]

Hiking Slieve League Donegal Ireland

Cool Things To Do In Donegal Ireland

Please enjoy this McCool Travel look at some cool things do in Donegal Ireland and along the Wild Atlantic Way. After the recent TBEX travel conference, Donegal Tourism hosted us for four wonderful days. We visited many attractions, restaurants and pubs, and hotels in the northwest section of Ireland called the Coolest Place on Earth. […]

great things to do in Dublin Ireland. Article and photo by Charles McCool for McCool Travel.

Fun Things To Do In Dublin Ireland

Before the recent TBEX travel conference, we spent six nights in Dublin and visited many of the attractions in Ireland’s capital. Please enjoy this McCool Travel look at some fun things do in Dublin Ireland. Fantastic and Fun Things To Do in Dublin Ireland EPIC Learn about Irish heritage around the world, why people left […]

Free Things to Do in Oslo Norway. Article and photo by Charles McCool for McCool Travel.

Fantastic Free Things to Do in Oslo Norway

Fantastic Free Things to Do in Oslo Norway The quantity and quality of free things to do in Oslo Norway impressed me during a quick visit after our recent Viking cruise. Yes, Oslo Norway is one of the most expensive cities in the world. Dining out is really expensive—$25 burgers are the norm. Put on your […]

Iceland photos Fjaðrárgljúfur

8 Great Iceland Photo Destinations

These 8 great South Iceland photo destinations offer inspiring landscapes and incredible nature, perfect for amateur photographers and sightseers.   I was thrilled when I first learned that my family and I would be taking our annual vacation to Iceland. The weather suited me and it was the perfect mix of an urban lifestyle and […]

Castles and convents Viking River

Viking River Cruises Danube Waltz Highlights

From capital cities to small, historic towns, our Danube Waltz highlights give you a sneak peak at one popular European Viking River Cruises itinerary. We enjoyed this fabulous trip on the Viking Freya in April 2016, a few months after our Romantic Mediterranean trip with Viking Ocean Cruises. We looked forward to learning how the river and ocean cruises would differ as we explored beautiful […]

5 Spectacular Places to Visit in Istanbul

5 Spectacular Places to Visit in Istanbul

— This article, “5 Spectacular Places to Visit in Istanbul,” was written by Kyle Ward of RebatesZone.com 5 Spectacular Places to Visit in Istanbul Istanbul is a city steeped in history. What do you expect from a city which was the center of three gigantic empires and many smaller ones! It served as the capital for the Roman, Byzantine, and […]

Budapest mosaic art

8 Great Budapest Sights

My wife and I recently visited Budapest, at the end of our Viking river cruise and four days afterward. It was nice to remain in one spot for a few days and experience these and other Budapest sights. Following are some Budapest sights we enjoyed, certainly not everything we saw, nor everything Budapest has to offer, nor the “best” […]