Thinking of the world outside your house and wishing you could explore it? Check out the free online classes for travel buffs that Angela shared in her latest article for Lonely Planet.
A Ferry Crossing to Colonia, Uruguay
Although Angela and I had thoroughly enjoyed winding our way through the Argentinian side streets and markets, Buenos Aires still feels like a giant city. And we were in need of quiet sidewalk cafés and a decided absence of car …
Cruising the Mediterranean: Mykonos, Athens, Rhodes, Santorini, Crete, Malta, Sicily, and Naples
A 10-day cruise was a fun and relaxing way to see several new Mediterranean destinations, including Malta, Crete, and Sicily, while getting to sleep in the same bed every night.
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Thessaloniki: Cultural Capital of Greece
After seeing many of the Greek islands and much of Athens over several visits, we still needed to explore more of Greece to see if it could someday be our new home. Thessaloniki was our next stop.
Daytripping in Norway: Undredal and Himakånå
With a couple of day trips, we set out from our home base in Bergen to experience the Norwegian countryside.
Sometimes the soul of a place appears only when all of the people have gone. Read about how we learned this lesson at Mont-Saint-Michel.
Placing a Bet in Monaco
We took a gamble in Monte Carlo, Monaco, without even stepping foot in the world-famous casino.
Postcards to Wanda: Pont-du-Gard
France is full of beautiful sites and amazing history, so it's difficult to pick just one postcard that sums it up. We went with this one.
Arches, Aqueducts, and Amphitheaters in Avignon, France
Avignon is the perfect hub for seeing some amazing history, including four UNESCO World Heritage sites, give or take.
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11 Things to Do in Madeira, Portugal
While Madeira is a terrific place to dive and snorkel, we'd just wrapped up a wonderful week in the Azores and were looking for a little variety. We also wanted to avoid the bustle of Madeira's capital, Funchal, which is where …