Lisa Goeke

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For a Smarter Trip, Connect With a Local

<b>Pauline Frommer</b> is the co-president of Frommer Media. "I started traveling with my guidebook writing parents at the age of four months and have been on the road ever since," she says. Her father, Arthur Frommer, published Europe on $5 a Day in 1957, revolutionizing not only the guidebook business, …

3 Charming and Affordable European Cities You Haven't Visited Yet

<i>Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime. Article by Robert Firpo-Cappiello Budget Travel.</i><p><b>BIRMINGHAM, U.K.: A foodie destination in England's heartland</b><p>Anybody visiting a city from which both J.R.R. Tolkien and Ozzy Osbourne sprang should be prepared for a dose of cognitive dissonance, and Birmingham (or …

Sicily at a Glance

In the middle of the Mediterranean, there is a lush utopia of chaos and charm that I like to call my secret escape. Realistically, it is too large to be a secret, and much too larger than life for you not to know about it with its active volcano, hard-earned reputation for independence and almost …

Top 10 Things to Do in Paris at Christmas

You probably won't be able to jet over to Paris for Christmas. But if you could, here are ten fun things to do (excerpted from the Rick Steves' European Christmas book). Read these and imagine a Joyeux Noël in the City of Light:<p><b>Manèges de Noël: Christmas Carousels</b><p>These seasonal merry-go-rounds pop …

Oulanka National Park, Finland

<b>Name:</b> Oulanka National Park <b><br>Location:</b> Finland <b><br>Date Established:</b> 1956 <b><br>Size:</b> 104 square miles (270 square kilometers)<p>Did You Know?<p><b>• Far North Forest</b> A vast boreal forest of Scotch pines, spruces, and silver birches, Oulanka contains a striking biodiversity despite its northerly location near the Arctic …