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FX Excursions offers the chance for once-in-a-lifetime experiences in destinations around the world.
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Debra Bokur

Destinations / Europe
Jun 12, 2020

Soaring Scandinavian Castles

The first Scandinavian castle I visited was Kronborg in Denmark. My husband and I took the train from Copenhagen to Elsinore on a cold, bone-soaked, rainy day, questioning our decision for the length of the hour-long journey. We could have luxuriated in our beautiful room at the historic Hotel d’Angleterre and had tea sent up to the room, but we knew we were unlikely to return to Denmark any time soon. The castle and its story linking to Shakespeare’s Prince Hamlet was too much to resist, and our decision to go became a highlight of our stay.

Destinations / Europe
Jun 10, 2020

Best Spring Destinations in Spain

Though Spain’s weather is pretty amazing any time of year, spring is especially lovely, and the perfect time to immerse yourself in magnificent landscapes with visits to some of Spain’s best outdoor destinations.

Travel Tips
Jun 5, 2020

Bee Part of Apitourism

Bee tourism — called apitourism — is the new way to get your travel buzz. During past travels, you may have already experienced a honey-based massage or sipped a glass of delicate mead crafted from fermented honey. Now you can sweeten your expeditions with a bee-based adventure.

Listicles
Jun 2, 2020

Weird Out with Your Kids at These Museums

There’s something oddly engaging about exhibitions featuring strange and offbeat topics. Keep the attention of your kids at these three weird museums — you may even get the approval of your teens.

Uncategorized
May 14, 2020

Hotels Paving the Way to a Greener Future

IN THE BACKGROUND, the dusky blue-black ice of the Svartisen Glacier glimmers in a thick wedge of still-frozen slopes above the Arctic Circle. Below, vertical shapes springing from a Norwegian forest provide a living, evergreen contrast to the deep waters stroking the shores of the Holandsfjorden fjord. Rising from the depths, its feet thrust securely into the fjord’s bed, are the wooden legs and underpinnings of Svart. This epic structure, circular and serene in design, is the world’s first Powerhouse hotel constructed in a northern climate, set to open in 2021.

Destinations / North America
May 12, 2020

Coffee Culture in Bangor, Maine

The quirky town of Bangor, Maine, may not be geographically suited to growing coffee beans, but that doesn’t mean local residents don’t know their joe. In fact, the town has a selection of excellent coffee shops perfect for sipping, nibbling and lingering.