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Trains over Planes: Rediscover the Art of Travel

In 2012 I had the opportunity to take the Venice Simplon Orient Express Train from Venice, Italy to London, England. We spent two days and one night aboard the historical train as it trudged through Northeastern Italy, Austria, Liechtenstein, Switzerland, and...

Amsterdam’s Love Affair with Light

Amsterdam is a city of contrasts. Historic, narrow 17th-century buildings and canals coexist with liberal drug, prostitution and same-sex marriage laws. But no contrast is so clearly embraced as the one that continues to permeate the Netherlands’ approach to artistic...

The Italian Alps: A Mosaic of Landscapes

Picture the Alps. Perhaps you’re imagining a vast mountain chain stretching over 1,200 kilometres across eight alpine countries, including Switzerland, Germany, Liechtenstein, and Austria to the north, Italy and Monaco to the south, Slovenia to the east, and France to the west....