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We had nine days in Spain and wanted to make the most of it. Our trip began in the outskirts of Madrid. Near the...

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In November we travelled on Viking River Cruises' Fontane ship on the Elbe River, formerly in the Eastern bloc countries. We spent several days...

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While planning a recent trip to Ireland, it was easy to find photos, maps, and long lists of things of interest to do, but...

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Unfortunately, Venice is quite literally sinking into the sea. A 1966 project utilizing a series of moveable dams is just not quite enough to protect...

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Photography by Emma Krasov Ancient Romans are often brought to mind in the wine-producing region of AOP Costières de Nîmes. The city of Nîmes, a...

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After a fiesta somewhere in Spain’s northern Rioja region, where the locals welcomed us with shotglass shouts of twenty-five-cent vino rosso, while Mecano’s “Hijo...

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John M. Edwards finds post-communist Sopron now to be less about Habsburgian opulence and more about ubiquitous “discount dentistry.” Get a load of the...

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Photography by Emma Krasov Enlightened despots of the 18th century are not the historical figures I typically turn to in search of enlightenment. However, during...

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When most people think of Ancient Greece, they conjure up a civilization whose zenith dates back to the 4th Century B.C. when Greek culture...