December 2017 Travel Guide


Updated Tour Guide

Free Beer! Brewery Tours Add Fizz To A Vacation

Brewery Tours are Great for Traveler’s Budgets

If you like a good brew, what’s better than free beer? How about learning how the brew is made, to give a better appreciation for the finished product? The stereotype of a brewery tour is schlepping through a factory to get the free samples at the end.

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While it is true there usually are free samples, one can actually learn a lot about the whole

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Safest Countries in Europe

The safest countries in Europe for tourism and travel. These are rated out of 10.

Safest countries in Europe based on crime/homicide rates and drugs and crime, likelihood of terrorism and terrorism casualties, police force effectiveness, costs of security within the country on business, reliability of protection services, rates of property crime and violence.

Regional Rank Country 2017 2016 1 Finland 9.57 9.6 2 Iceland 9.43 9.3 3 Norway 9.14 8.7 4 Switzerland 9.14 9 5 Austria 9 9.2 6

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Peace Rank of European Countries

Despite recent events and media focus on negative aspects of society Europe is still considered one of the most peaceful geographical region in the world when looking at the factors correlated by the Global Peace Initiative which include the number and duration of internal conflicts, number of jailed population on a comparative base and the levels of violent crimes and homicides. One of the biggest advances in the ranking for peace came in Portugal which was helped by stability returning

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Germany – The Land of Fairytale Castles

In the heart of Europe, you’ll find Germany – the land of fairytale castles, breathtaking nature, and some of the world’s best beer. These are all wonderful things to experience, but one of my favorite things about Germany is how safe I feel at all times here, no matter the time of day or where I am. Walking home alone late at night isn’t something I have ever had to worry about and I’ve done it countless times during my

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Germany – Beer Mugs & Mountain Tops

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Examples of the architecture in Germany can be imposing when combined with the history of the country. The statements about the pride and power of Germany abound everywhere you look!

My first German vacation was more as a journalist visting the fall of the Berlin Wall in ’89 and so that doesn’t officially count as a single girl travelling in Germany. It was in 2003 that I decided to return to Germany and

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