The Louvre, home of the Mona Lisa and other masterpieces.

Taking Mom to Paris

Paris Without the Romance, But with All the Culture By Connie Maria Westergaard Paris hardly needs an introduction. It has always been literally the heart of Europe and a romantic getaway for millions of people every year, but stripped of romance, what does the French capital have to offer a…

The Grape, another great pub in Oxford, England.

Oxford England: A Pub Tour

Oxford: Top Pub Picks in the City of Dreaming Spires By Helen Whitehead Keen to discover Oxford’s history and character? The pubs can offer as much as many of the more traditional attractions. There are few things more satisfying than a good British pub. For me, that means a warm…

The big line waiting for the boat.

Russia’s Solovetsky Islands

Solovetsky Islands: The Silence of the Russian North By Maria Kozyreva When planning our summer trip, I offered my husband a chance to visit the Solovetsky Islands. It was my unrealized dream to see this remote sacred place in the Russian north. The dream was so desirable that I could…

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