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Gorgeous mountain views from the outside deck of INÚU at Caldea Spa in Andorra

Visiting Andorra had eluded me during my previous European travels. Tucked into the Pyrenees Mountains on the border between France and Spain, this tiny country has no airport and no international...

Glass spire of the Caldea Spa in Escaldes-Engordany, Andorra, dominates the city skyline

Click on title to view photo in large format. The glass spire of Caldea Spa dominates the skyline of Escaldes-Engordany, neighbor to Andorra’s capital city of Andorra la Vella. With more...

Thermal pools at the Blue Lagoon in Iceland

The pilot announced the weather as we landed in Reykjavik, Iceland: grey, rainy, and 38 degrees Fahrenheit. I grimaced briefly, then zipped my sweatshirt jacket up to my chin and headed...

The Galos Salt Caves in Poznan, Poland

Every December I return to Chicago to spend the holidays with my family. After all the gifts are exchanged, the ridiculously huge dinners devoured, and only thing remaining in the tins...

Poznan's pretty Old Town Square, illuminated by night

Poland wasn’t even been a blip on my radar when I decided to wander around Eastern Europe this year. I knew I’d be visiting the Czech Republic, after which I intended...