FX Excursions

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

TAP Air Portugal: 77 Years Young

TAP Air Portugal, or rather Transportes Aéreos Portugueses, was founded 77 years ago, March 14, 1945, and flew its first commercial flight September 19, 1946, inaugurating service from Lisbon to Madrid, Spain, aboard a Douglas DC-3.

2006 / April 2006
Apr 1, 2006

Kiruna: Ice, Ice, Baby

In Sweden’s northernmost city, up above the Arctic Circle, the snow cover is so relentless you have to take an ice test when you get your driver’s license. Parking lots offer places to plug in your car so it will restart. And there’s so little winter sunlight that temperatures hover just above zero — although minus 30 is not an anomaly.