Hi from Rick: Tune-In to Off-Season Touring
Every time I travel in the off-season, I find myself enjoying a cool and comfy tranquility (and not missing the heat and crowds that so often come with peak season). But even more than that, I enjoy catching Europe by surprise — at its candid best…just embracing life on its terms. When I travel away from the tourist season, Europe seems even more welcoming than normal.
Sure, traveling off-season means you spend less time in lines and you pay less for your flight. But, for me, the smart-season-reason to travel off-season is the chance to experience a more European Europe. In a nearly tourist-free Paris, I linger over my café au lait (with a cute little bird on the wicker chair next to me) and watch as locals parade by. I enjoy a theater and music scene designed for… Read more