Southern France

This part of the world is so renown that the very phrase “the south of France” conjures up images of great wine, glamorous beaches, and glitzy terrace restaurants. It’s all…

Corsica (France)

Corsica is a rugged, mountainous island that adds a whole new dimension to France. Not only is it Napoleon Bonaparte’s birthplace, but it features a blend of French, local, and…

Finland

I spent a couple days in Helsinki on a trip with friends several years ago. While it was a brief visit, I really enjoyed Finland’s relaxed, pedestrian-friendly capital city and…