• 1 2012 - a bumper year for the Northern Lights
    The aurora borealis: named for Aurora, the Roman goddess of the dawn, and Boreas, the Greek god of the north wind, the bringer of winter, even the name of this...

  • 2 Five spectacular New Year plans
    Magical, musical New Year in DublinNot satisfied with a single night of fun, the Irish capital is planning to ring in the New Year with the NYE Festival, a three-day...

  • 3 Cruise with the Vienna Philharmonic
    You couldn't ask for better recommendations: Richard Wagner described the Orchestra as "one of the best in the world", while Johannes Brahms declared himself an "old fan"; Gustav Mahler felt...

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