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  • Magical

    "Sorry for what may seem like hyperbole but this is a pretty magical place in a beautiful otherworldly city. Watching gondolas from the terrace while sipping my morning coffee. There is no other place like this! Strolling the ancient streets and bridges. It was warm out but the a/c worked fine inside. The apartment is bright and pretty. Italy Perfect is Perfect."
    Guest: Ivan Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 28, 2014
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  • Great location with fantastic views

    "Excellent location just 10 -15 minutes from the Palace. The rooftop area offers the best views of Split by far. Spectacular sunrises and sunsets! The house was clean, very comfortable and well equipped. Gordan was extremely friendly, accommodating and very helpful. Nothing was too much trouble. Definitely one of our best stays in Croatia. Loved it. Only regret is that we weren't able to stay for longer. If we're ever back in Split this is where we'll be staying."
    Guest: M Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: October 21, 2014
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  • séjour magique à Aix en Provence !!!

    "Nous avons été enchantés de notre séjour. A notre arrivée l'appartement était très propre et entretenu, calme, lumineux, équipé du wifi sécurisé, sa localisation parfaite pour visiter les sites touristiques à pied. Les commerces sont en effet à proximité. Le propriétaire patient et d'une grande gentillesse nous a donné de très bons conseils (lieux à visiter, activités, attractions, excellents restaurants...). Nous reviendrons cetainement lors de notre prochain séjour en Provence et le recommanderons à tous nos amis. Merci Abritel et merci au propriétaire."
    Guest: David P. Date of Stay: November 2014 Review Submitted: November 28, 2014
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  • Wonderful apartment for 2 couples

    "This is our favorite place to stay in Paris. It has everything we need... a comfortable living room for four (we often had our glass of bubbly and hors d'oeurves here), a full dining room (complete with cloth napkins, candle light, stemware and dinnerware), a complete kitchen (we cooked several nights), a large bathroom that works for 4 because the water closet is separate, and two equally comfortable bedrooms. Wifi works without any hassle, as does the phone. We enjoyed the location. It is within walking distance of a great market where we got some amazing food. It is easy to walk to the ile de la Cite and Notre Dame. There are two metro stops nearby for easy transport. And, being on the canal and boulevard Bourdon provided lots of good window viewing, including roller and bike parades. It seems quite safe, also. The owner is quite helpful and accommodating. We have logged several months of European travel over the years, and this apartment is definitely on our top 5 list. Enjoy!"
    Guest: Peg A. Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: November 10, 2014
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Europe Travel Tips

If you’re ready to say goodbye to the U.S. and bonjour, ciao or hola to Europe, here are some country highlights and other tips to get you started on planning your perfect European getaway:

European Travel Tips

There’s a lot to keep in mind when traveling across the pond, especially to a country where you don’t speak the language. Though Europe is a collection of diverse countries, there are some general things to know about this Old World continent that will help you plan and enjoy your trip.

- Learn a few polite key words, standard greetings and salutations in each country that you visit, including: good morning, how are you, I’m fine, thank you and please. Another helpful phrase that needs no explanation is: “Where is the bathroom?”

- In the majority of European locales, waiters and other restaurant workers are paid full salaries and don’t depend on tips as wait staff do in the U.S. It’s standard to leave just a few Euro (unless you have a very large group) as a tip for each meal.

- Before leaving for your trip, make sure your passport is up-to-date, as well as your license if you plan to rent a car. Check in with your bank to let them know you’ll be vacationing in Europe so they are aware and don’t freeze your account. Ask about their credit and debit card policies for ATM use abroad.

- Pack lightly, if you can! Many charming old buildings in Europe don’t have elevators, so it won’t be fun to carry a very heavy bag up several flights of stairs. Also, if you forget some essentials, you should be able to find what you need abroad.

-Purchase converters and adapters so you can charge your phone, dry your hair and plug in your laptop without ruining your devices or blowing out the power.

Italy

Italy is one of the top spots for Americans on their European travels due to its seductive culture, scenic landscapes, ancient history and rich cuisine. Some of the best things to do in Italy are to wander down narrow, ancient streets and duck into various opulent and ancient churches. Indulge in the Italian tradition of a four-hour meal in a fancy restaurant, relishing in “il dolce di fare niente” - the beauty of doing nothing. Here are some of the must-see cities and sights on your Italian vacation:

Rome

Your Roman holiday will be filled with architectural gems known the world over. Take a tour of the Colosseum, spend a few hours traversing the ruins and stare up at remarkably well-preserved temples in the Roman Forum. Walk down an unassuming, narrow alley until you emerge in a wide-open piazza and are graced by the magnificence of the Pantheon. Other must-visits are the Trevi Fountain, the Spanish Steps, St. Peter’s Basilica and the Sistine Chapel in Vatican City, the fountains of Piazza Navona and the Borghese Gardens. Grab gelato at tiny Old Bridge and massive La Palma - two of the best gelaterias in the city.

Tuscany

The Tuscan countryside is romantically written about by authors around the world, and when you pay a visit to Siena, Florence or the smaller surrounding cities, you’ll know why. Stay at a bed and breakfast in the rolling, sunflower-laden countryside outside Siena, and make sure to spend some time in the city center as well - Piazza del Campo (the town square) and the Siena Cathedral are particularly breathtaking. In Florence, the center of the European Renaissance, make an appointment ahead of time for the renowned Uffizi Gallery, shop for gold jewelry on Ponte Vecchio, climb the steep steps inside the Florence Duomo for thrilling views and don’t miss seeing Michelangelo’s famous “David” at the Accademia di Belle Arti.

United Kingdom

The U.K. is a good place to visit for your first trip to Europe because there’s no need to learn a new language. You might want to learn a few British slang words though: A restroom is “the loo,” a stroller is a “pram” and “knockered” means completely exhausted. Here are some tips and top spots for U.K. holidays:

London, England

London is a massive, cosmopolitan city brimming with culture, history and fun. While you are here, take a ride on the London Eye, tour Her Majesty’s Buckingham Palace, learn about the sordid and magnificent history of the Tower of London and make an appointment ahead of time to climb the 334 steps up Big Ben’s belfry for excellent views of Westminster. Also, take advantage of London’s fabulous museums such as the Tate Modern, the Natural History Museum and the British Museum, an architectural gem that holds the Rosetta Stone and other famous antiquities - they’re all free to visit! Your trip will not be complete without a shopping trip at Harrod’s and a stroll through part of the 350-acre Hyde Park.

Dublin, Ireland

Ireland is known for its emerald countryside and scenic cliffs overlooking the sea. While in Dublin, one of the top things to do is visit the ancient Dublin and Malahide castles. Walk through the historic, gothic-style St. Patrick’s Cathedral, which was built in the 12th century, have a picnic in Phoenix Park or St. Stephen’s Green and go shopping on quaint Grafton Street. Other must-visits are the Trinity College Library, the Kilmainham Gaol panopticon prison and the National Museum Ireland. Take a tour and raise a glass at the Guinness Storehouse and the Old Jameson Distillery.

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