Category | Europe

Tracing Your Ancestral Roots in Germany

Posted on 24 November 2015

By Marian Betancourt Five million Europeans left from Hamburg for the New World during the 19th and 20th centuries, and another seven million departed from nearby Bremerhaven. Two museums on… Continue reading »

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Exploring Bosnia-Herzegovina

Posted on 27 October 2015

    By Gerrie Summers All photographs credit Boucher-Harris Photography At the Sarajevo airport, I walked up to the customs agent and handed her my passport.  She looked at it… Continue reading »

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Norway’s Dazzling Northern Lights

Posted on 18 October 2015

By Monique Burns Virtually everyone dreams of seeing the Northern Lights—and I was no exception.  I could have traveled from my home in Rockport, just north of Boston, to eastern… Continue reading »

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Cycling the Dalmatian Islands with VBT

Posted on 29 September 2015

VBT Bicycling and Walking Vacations uses cycling as a way to reach Croatian culture

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Follow the Swiss Silk Road

Posted on 23 September 2015

Story & photos By Julie Maris/Semel Yodeling and the clang of cowbells welcome visitors en route to Zurich Airport’s baggage claim. The recorded sounds say “Switzerland” in language all can… Continue reading »

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Swedish Summer

Posted on 01 September 2015

By David McKay Wilson On the first night of summer, we strolled the beach at Tylosand, that fabled resort that was gearing up for a hectic six weeks of music,… Continue reading »


Romantic Lake Como for the 99 Percent

Posted on 18 August 2015

By Beverly Stephen We didn’t really need George Clooney to tell us Lake Como is romantic. Greta Garbo made the point in 1932 in the movie “The Grand Hotel.”  And… Continue reading »

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A Stroll Around Lisbon

Posted on 11 August 2015

By Richard West I know this feeling: vuja de, the strange sense I’ve never been here before. Indeed true.  My wife and I have been trying to visit Lisbon and… Continue reading »

Cromlix House: Wimbledon Champ Andy Murray Rejuvenates Scottish Country Hotel

Posted on 10 March 2015

Andy Murray’s Cromlix has the essential ingredients for the perfect country house getaway — big comfy beds upstairs, serious dining downstairs and a Whisky Room for socializing over 16-year-old malts

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A Visit to St. Petersburg

Posted on 25 February 2015

  By Marian Betancourt I had long wanted to visit this fabled city by the sea built by Peter the Great in 1703 to open Russia to the West.  Inspired… Continue reading »

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