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May, 2020

  • 15 May

    Taking a Tour Halfway Around Iceland’s Golden Circle

    Selfie at Gullfoss Falls

    Some activities in Iceland seem to be on everyone’s bucket list, such as relaxing in the Blue Lagoon, glimpsing the northern lights and taking a tour around Iceland’s Golden Circle. The Blue Lagoon is gorgeous but slightly overrated. The northern lights are elusive and some have been to Iceland more than once and yet still never seen them. The Golden …

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  • 9 May

    The 3 Best Towns to Stay in the Algarve for Your Next Vacation

    Already planning your next holiday? Forget France and Spain. If you want sun, sand and pristine water, it doesn’t get much better than Portugal’s southern coast. But if you’ve never been before, how do you choose where to stay in the Algarve when there’s such a superb choice of stunning locations in this part of the world? Stay in the …

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  • 6 May

    Spelunking and Snowmobiles on Langjokull Glacier

    Snowmobiles on Langjokull Glacier

    Iceland is the most beautiful country I’ve been to. Whether exploring the numerous waterfalls, marveling at the northern lights or riding the snowmobiles on Langjokull Glacier, there are plenty of activities on which to take in the stunning scenery. Tours with Mountaineers of Iceland Mountaineers of Iceland have been delivering snowmobile tours on Langjokull Glacier since 1996 and operate year-round. …

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April, 2020

  • 29 April

    15 Delicious Dishes and Restaurants in Rotterdam, Netherlands

    Selfie with Ice Cream in Rotterdam

    I’m half-Dutch and I was raised on several Dutch dishes made by my grandparents. Thus, I made it a point to find the best restaurants in Rotterdam when I visited. Hutspot The first dish to make the list is hutspot, my childhood favorite. It’s a simple dish made with potatoes, carrots and onions, and optional meat on the side. The …

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  • 24 April

    Keeping Alive the Dream of Traveling the World

    Selfie on Bus to Chiang Rai (Dream of Traveling)

    Everyone has their goals in life. One of mine has been the dream of traveling the world. Sometimes our dreams hit roadblocks, but we always need to keep our eye on the mountain. Planning for the Dream Traveling the world is quite an ambitious dream. It’s also kinda nebulous. Over the years, my dream transitioned from wanting to fly overseas …

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  • 15 April

    The 7 Best Walks and Hikes in Edinburgh

    Selfie on the Pentlands (Best Hikes and Walks in Edinburgh Cover)

    Due to current world events, I’m spending a few weeks exploring the best walks and hikes in Edinburgh. Although I love traveling the world, I still enjoy coming back to my “home base,” and the trails are a big factor in that. Arthur’s Seat It’s pretty rare for a city to have a volcano in the center; most people in …

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  • 6 April

    Do You Really Need a VPN When Traveling the World?

    Selfie at Into the Woods Cafe

    I recently signed up with Surfshark VPNs. I’ve never used a VPN when traveling, but the plans were really cheap and I figured it couldn’t hurt. I’m also taking a short break from traveling at the moment due to current world events, so this article will look at the benefits of having a VPN whether you’re traveling or not. What …

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March, 2020

  • 18 March

    Private Boat Tours in San Diego Are More than Just Whale Watching

    You may know about private boat tours in San Diego for whale watching excursions, but did you realize you can reserve one for other uses as well? The ocean has always had a romantic appeal, which makes it a natural fit for such occasions. If you’re stuck for ideas to impress a date or celebrate a special event, look to …

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  • 8 March

    What Do You Do When a Bus Drops You Off in the Middle of Nowhere

    A Bus Drops You Off in the Middle of Nowhere

    It’s never fun when a bus drops you off in the middle of nowhere, and even worse when it’s in the middle of the night. I’ve had some pretty wild experiences with this, including not having internet, getting dropped off in the wrong location, etc. Here are some of the adventures (or misadventures) I had, and how I’ve coped in …

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  • 5 March

    My Crazy Adventure House Sitting in Appleby, England

    Selfie House Sitting in Appleby

    I’ve just spent the past two weeks house sitting in Appleby, England. Between two wonderful purebred Spanish Water Dogs, snowstorms and getting locked out of the van, it was quite an adventure. My First Impression of Hilton Before I went to Appleby, I told a few people about my upcoming housesit. Many were shocked and for good reason. Appleby had …

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February, 2020

  • 27 February

    Everything You Should Know Before Booking a Cruise

    Cruise in Hainan

    Booking a cruise may be intimidating, especially if this is your first time. However, it will be an unforgettable experience not only for you but also for all the people who are going to join you. Before you sail the ocean, you must understand that each cruise is different, depending on the destination and even the ship of your choice. …

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  • 22 February

    Budget Travel Guide: 5 Tips for Backpacking in Bordeaux

    Selfie Backpacking Bordeaux on a Budget

    France is not one of the cheaper countries to visit in Europe. If you’re on a budget, definitely avoid Paris and aim for one of the other gems. So far, my favorite is Bordeaux. If you end up backpacking in Bordeaux as I did, here are some tips to save you money. As always, the less you spend, the longer …

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  • 10 February

    What Do You Do With Only 48 Hours in Berlin

    Selfie for 48 Hours in Berlin

    As the fifth-largest city in Europe, it can be very hard to decide how to spend only 48 hours in Berlin. There are dozens of activities to choose from, each one better than the last. Some are seasonal, some are weather-dependent, some are strenuous, and some might make you fat. When to Visit Berlin Visiting Berlin in the summer has …

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  • 4 February

    Ending Up at Ao Nang Beach in Krabi was a Shock

    I’d always heard the famous spots in southern Thailand were overcrowded, overpriced and not worth it. Thus, I was surprised at how much I fell in love with Ao Nang Beach when I accidentally ended up there when I flew to Krabi. How I Ended Up at Ao Nang Beach I thought that flying to Bangkok from the UK would …

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  • 1 February

    5 Reasons Why Tesalate Makes the Best Travel Towel

    Selfie with the Best Travel Towel - Tesalate

    I’m constantly on the lookout for the best travel gear to use. When it comes to the best travel towel, Tesalate towels are the clear winner. I’m still traveling with the same microfiber towel I purchased over five years ago before I left the US. I’ve left it behind a couple times and had to retrieve it, but otherwise, it …

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