Stripes Latest Guide Inspires U.S. Military Newcomers and Seasoned Travelers to Arrive, Explore and Discover Europe

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Stripes Welcome to Europe guide features articles and tips on travel, local culture, education, health care, and employment, as well as other informative tips for those wishing to make the most of their European experience.

Our newest Welcome to Europe guide

The Welcome to Europe guide helps you make the most of your European experience.

Our newest edition emphasizes travel opportunities for spring, from romantic cruises to enriching, hands-on trips with the kids.

Start the year off right with Stripes Welcome to Europe guide. Stars and Stripes, a multimedia news organization that provides independent news and information to the U.S. military community, published its first Welcome to Europe guide (February – May 2013) of the year featuring essential information for those relocating to Europe or currently living abroad. Stripes Welcome to Europe guide, a free tri-yearly print and digital publication with over 60 pages, is compiled for U.S. service members and civilians stationed at U.S. military bases in Europe.

Stripes Welcome to Europe features:

  •     Information about exciting summer programs for school-aged children
  •     Family-friendly, inexpensive vacations with hands-on experiences the whole gang will love
  •     Moms helping moms – utilize Facebook to connect and conquer your new installation
  •     Must-see highlights in cities such as Monte Carlo, St. Petersburg, Istanbul and more
  •     iPhone and iPad apps to help savvy travelers master new destinations, languages and currency
  •     European Cruises – Where to go, what to see and friendly tips for a cruisin’ good time
  •     Staying connected - Techno savvy ideas to help you keep in touch with family and friends
  •     Make every cent count - Euro banking tips
  •     Get the skinny on VAT - take advantage of tax-free shopping
  •     Events and festivals such as the world famous Venice Carnival that you won’t want to miss
  •     Addresses for your GPS to major U.S. military installations in Europe
  •     Handy reference charts to make conversions a snap

“Our newest edition emphasizes travel opportunities for spring, from romantic cruises to enriching, hands-on trips with the kids,” said Genevieve Northup, writer-editor for Stars and Stripes Europe Publishing and Media Design department. “We also offer in-depth coverage of summer programs for children so that parents can make plans now,” she said.

Stripes Welcome to Europe guide is a one-stop shop for those on-the-go. The print edition and online portal at features off-the-beaten path travel destinations, tips, interviews, weekend getaways, where to eat and shop and many more sections which help people acclimatize themselves to a new culture. Print copies are also available at the Stripes Store. Let your adventure begin with Stripes Welcome to Europe guide.

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