Rovaniemi, Finland

Polar bear

By Jennifer-Dombrowski: Yes, Jennifer, there is a Santa Claus and he lives way up north at the Arctic Circle in Finland! Loving Christmas as much as I do, it was a dream to go to the city of all things Santa Claus. What I found once I got to Rovaniemi was a cultural experience like […]

My Travel Year In Review 2010


Happy New Year from chilly Florida! If you are following me on Twitter (@JohnnyJet), then you know I missed the California rains and the Northeast blizzard by just a few days. I’m actually upset about it too, because I love a good snowstorm (as long as I’m not traveling). This past week, I had quite […]

Helsinki, Finland


Hyvää päivää from Finland! Helsinki is stop number three (after Copenhagen and Stockholm) on my Seabourn Sojourn cruise along the Baltic. The 210-nautical mile ride from Stockholm started off beautifully, as we passed by many of Sweden’s islands, islets and skerries. The captain informed us that on our overnight ride to Helsinki, we would be […]

Aviemore & Edinburgh Scotland


If you are following me on Twitter or Facebook, then you know I’ve been all over the place, including Scotland! I was there a couple of weeks ago to attend the Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA) conference in the Highlands. I will tell you all about that trip and continue with my Seabourn Baltic cruise. […]

A Baltic Cruise On The Seaborn Sojourn


SEABOURN SOJOURN Until last summer, I had only be on a cruises that were for three days or fewer. Therefore, I wasn’t sure how I was going to like being on a boat for a whole week with people I didn’t know, sailing to places I’d never been. My girlfriend Natalie felt the same way […]