I can’t even tell you how many times I hear American travelers go on about Spain, Italy, France and England. You’ll hear about culture, history, museums and food (a little less so with England on that last one!). But I…
There’s no way I’d commute by bike in Phoenix again. It has no credible infrastructure, and only pays lip service to making the streets bike friendly. City officials could change my mind by truly addressing the problems.
An awesome trip is rarely an accident. It’s a combination of preparation, planning and flexibility. You start with a gameplan and leave holes for spontaneity. Let me show you how it’s done, using my recent trip to the Nordic countries as an example
Check out some views of Turku, a city in Southern Finland. If your travel plans take you to Finland, drop into Turku for a few days and enjoy it.
Another Finnish bar, and another Finnish bartender looking at me like I’m an escaped mental patient. And it’s all because of my search for the traditional beer called sahti.
A visit to Europe’s second-oldest rock festival, a stay at a convent and the search for sahti – it’s my 24-hour trip to Turku, Finland
I didn’t go to Finland to visit theme parks. But a cluster of roller coasters I spotted while riding the bus from the airport grabbed my attention – and offered more fun than I expected.
Getting around is part of the fun of a visit to Norway and Finland. Our trip gave us a chance to check out just about every mode of transportation and many brands, from United Airlines to the Gjene ferry. Here’s the wrap-up.
My Scandinavia trip is less than a month away. Well, same for Finland, which is really a Nordic country. No matter what you call this trip, it’s time to mentally pack my bags for a trip through Sweden, Finland, Norway and possibly a bit of Estonia.