Does Solo Travel in Marriage Make You a Bad Spouse?

Bell and I met as solo travelers, in a hostel in Brugge, Belgium in 2002. We had both just finished college and I was traveling from the USA and she was visiting from Australia. Fast forward to 2005, and we got married in a small ceremony in Melbourne, Australia. We’ll be celebrating our 16 year…

selfie of Alex at the Asakusa Temple, with Tokyo Tower in the background

5 Reasons to Take Your Significant Other to the Alps

Guest contribution by Rebecca Crawford: When it comes to romance in Europe, there are a few things that immediately come to mind. Gondoliers in Venice, riding the London Eye and gazing over Paris from the Eiffel Tower. But there are some often-overlooked destinations that deserve discussion. When it comes to perfect places to bond with…

Couples Share Travel Tips for Valentine’s Day

In honor of Valentine’s Day, we’re proud to feature couples from around the world who love to travel. Stories here include entries by journalists, a U.S. Marine, writers, bloggers, doctors, IT workers and people from other walks of life. These wonderful couples share travel tips for romance on the road, inspiring us with tales of amazing…

Bergamo: Great Base to Explore Lombardy

Located in the Lombardy region, Bergamo is a charming city less than an hour by train northeast of Milan. Città Alta, Bergamo’s older upper district can is encircled by Venetian walls and features cobblestone streets. Its home to the Romanesque Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore and the grand Cappella Colleoni, a chapel with 18th-century frescoes…