How to Take Your Dog to Europe

How to Take Your Dog to Europe

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November 29, 2019

You can take your pets from the U.S. to Europe. In fact, today I’m sitting in a cozy apartment overlooking a moody autumnal landscape in Riga, Latvia, with my dog, Luna, snuggled up on the couch next to me. Luna has been to 19 European countries, and we’ve already booked #20 (Lithuania) and started dreaming about #21 (Greece).

France Itinerary: A Journey Through Southern France

France Itinerary: A Journey Through Southern France

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November 27, 2019

Over the years, my wife, Joni, and I had travelled throughout France, usually staying a couple of weeks looking for the right place for our retirement. Each time, realizing even more that our retirement would eventually lead us back to France. But where? We had looked at Paris, delightful and exciting, but ultimately too expensive...

Dubrovnik: Sun, Sea, and Ancient History in Croatia’s Breathtaking South

Dubrovnik: Sun, Sea, and Ancient History in Croatia’s Breathtaking South

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November 23, 2019

If I had to describe Dubrovnik in just one word, I think ‘majestic’ would fit—the sheer physical beauty and historical grandeur of this seaside city have to be seen in person to be appreciated— postcard photos don’t do it justice. I visited in late October and still enjoyed warm, sunny days but without the big crowds of midsummer.