Best Places to See the Northern Lights Outside Iceland

Finland Aurora Borealis

People flock to Iceland for a host of reasons including a chance to see the Northern Lights. But if you are concerned about over-tourism in Iceland or the expense of visiting the country, have no fear. There are plenty of other places in the northern hemisphere to enjoy the phenomenon…

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European Destinations for a Romantic Long-Weekend Away

You’ve arrived at part three of a four-part series of romantic places to visit for a long weekend away. As the title indicates, this segment focuses on places in Europe for you and your sweetheart to escape for a bit of romance. Whether you are seeking a European city stay…

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Why Rome Should Be on Every Person’s Bucket List.

Vespa

When my husband, Bill, suggested we spend a few days in Rome, Italy before we embark on our recent Mediterranean cruise I must admit I felt lukewarm about the prospect. Rome or even Italy for that matter seemed a bit cliche. It certainly did not head up my list of…

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Riverboat Cruising Has Come of Age

In recent years, Riverboat cruising has gained and continues to move up in popularity. Riverboat cruising offers small ship intimacy, tons of destinations, dining options and truly all-inclusive pricing.

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