Why You Should Stop in Iceland on Your Next Trip to Europe


Iceland has been growing in popularity in the recent years, and when you dive into all of the things this diverse country has to offer it’s easy to understand why. Iceland is in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean and with that unique location comes a topography unlike anything else that you’ll find in Europe… Read more »


The small town of Matera, in southern Italy, is home to the Sassi di Matera (ancient cave dwellings), a UNESCO World Heritage Site. © Francesco Iacobelli/Corbis Originally published in January/February 2016 Where will you go in 2016? AAA Colorado is your trusted travel adviser—through EnCompass magazine, TourBooks, maps, and Travel Agents, all complimentary with your… Read more »

AAA Traveler: Christmastime in Europe

Austurvollur parliamentary square decorated for the holidays, Reykjavik, Iceland. © Icelandic photo agency/Alamy By Leah DeAngelis My heart pounded as our flight descended through the clouds, revealing my obsession—an island nation of rugged lava coastline, the sky a twilight haze of lavender-blue and twinkling lights. Iceland is easy to reach from Denver, and as we… Read more »