Walking around and sipping wine in Parisian cafés would have been enough of a celebration, but the birthday trip turned out to be much more eventful. Here’s what happened.
What it was like to use a vacation photography service and have a shoot in the streets of Paris
Looking back at a writing-filled weekend in New England, my first trip of this kind
My niece Angelika, who lives in Poland, visited me in Chicago for the first time. Here’s what she thought.
A look back at volunteering in Ecuador with Chicago’s Greenheart Travel
Things to do and see in Slovenia’s capital: sites, attractions, coffee shops, and restaurants
What it was like to return to the scenic alpine resort after 13 years.
Where to find some of the best coffee, pastries and chocolate in Slovenia’s capital, as recommended by locals
I used to associate ziplining with New Zealand, Costa Rica, and other “bucket list” destinations for adventure sports. Surprised to learn that you could zip in Lake Geneva, a laid-back resort town near Chicago, I was eager to do it.
Things to do and see in California’s capital: sites, attractions, restaurants, and wineries