Usually when our family’s traveling and we need to stay by an airport for an overnight layover, we mainly consider price and practicality in a location. Sure, we don’t want to be in a dump, but we’re not expecting to be wowed by our accommodations or the area around it. After all, it’s just a layover. Well the little town of Sigtuna by Arlanda Airport outside of Stockholm, did wow us – so much so, I’ve been dreaming about going back ever since.
If you’re a Francophile like me, but don’t want to shell out for the airfare or simply don’t have the time to travel to France, consider heading north of the U.S. border to Quebec City in Canada. This provincial capital and one-time French stronghold shares Europe’s distinctive Old-World charm, haute cuisine, and romantic language. Continue reading