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A Guide to Visiting Luxembourg on a Budget

Luxembourg on a Budget

I had no idea that visiting Luxembourg on a budget would be so hard when I booked my flights there to see the Christmas markets. It wasn’t until afterward that I learned it’s one of the five most expensive countries in the world! Why Travel to Luxembourg If you’re not familiar with Europe, there’s a good chance you don’t know …

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Finding My Favorite Christmas Markets in Cologne, Germany

Selfie with Sausage at Chirstmas Market in Cologne

I’ve always heard that Germany had the best Christmas markets. Now that I’ve seen the Christmas markets in Cologne, I fully agree. Christmas markets started in the Holy Roman Empire, which was the German-speaking portion of Europe in the Middle Ages. The tradition has carried into the present and has spread across the world. For example, in 2000, 41 German …

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Which Christmas Market in Luxembourg City is the Best

Luxembourg City Christmas Market

To get the holiday season started, I decided to visit the Christmas market in Luxembourg City first. It was my first time in Luxembourg and I didn’t really know what to expect. I certainly didn’t think I’d find three Christmas markets in such a small city. Place d’Armes Christmas Market The Place d’Armes is the old parade ground in the …

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Adoring the Snow Leopards at the Highland Wildlife Park

Tiger Eating Lunch at the Highland Wildlife Park

The Highland Wildlife Park in the Cairngorm National Park of Scotland is the second attraction managed by the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS). It’s where they breed and house those animals needing a wilder setting than a zoo in Edinburgh. Driving to the Highland Wildlife Sanctuary The Highland Wildlife Park is located 130 miles north of Edinburgh, halfway up …

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Exploring The Game of Thrones Filming Locations in Iceland

Þórufoss Waterfall of the Game of Thrones Filming Locations in Iceland

There are over a dozen Game of Thrones filming locations in Iceland! While the show is finished, you can still get a feel of what it might have been like north of the Wall, walking up to the Eyrie or even the countryside of Meereen. It’s actually amazing to see how diverse the landscape in Iceland can be, and how …

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