The magical Northern Lights 

It has always been my dream to see the northern lights from inside an igloo. And what better place to do it than in the heart of Finland Lapland. At the end of March, we flew to Helsinki and then on to Rovaniemi, a city known as the Santa Claus homeland 🎅. The airport is…

Beautiful Medieval Towns

I started off the new year with a long weekend trip to the Alsace region in north-eastern France. My first stop was Colmar, which is considered the ‘capital of Alsatian wine’. The city has a beautiful well-preserved medieval town with colorful half-timbered houses. The weather in January was cold; the temperature was only in the…