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Tips on Tipping in England

Imagine the scenario. Two Americans are visiting England and have just finished their meal in a fairly down-to-earth cafe or pub. Studying their bill, they lean over toward an Englishman at the table next to theirs and ask him how much it would be customary to tip. He is mystified. “Tip?… In this place?” But …

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Tips For Driving in Britain

If you are an American, driving in Britain is not for the faint of heart! To begin with, the steering wheel is on the right side and it takes some time to adapt to driving on the left side of the road. And if your car rental is stick shift, remember that you will be shifting …

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Driving in France

Driving in France can be a wonderful experience, even for first-time travelers. You can explore the countryside at your own pace and visit little towns that you will be zooming past on a train. It is our preferred way to travel in France (outside of Paris.) Here are some hints and information on driving in …

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