Frank Lloyd Wright landed in the Sonoran Desert as a 62-year-old snowbird in 1929 and went on to generate one of the greatest architectural legacies of the 20th century. Here's a small selection of Wright (and Wright-related) sites on the must-see list.
For 160 years, the Point Pinos Lighthouse has stood guard on the shores of Pacific Grove and Monterey, a navigational aid for countless mariners and a magical place that is being restored and preserved by dedicated historians.
The state of Ohio is adding an 800-foot boardwalk and observation platform this spring at Headlands Dunes State Nature Preserve on Lake Erie. It's a unique headlands landscape of sand, vegetation, forest and marshes.
The northern lights regularly flicker to life across central and northern Sweden, and the displays are stronger and more frequent north of the Arctic Circle. The long nights of winter, I reckoned, would only increase my chances of seeing the lights.