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How to Spend 3 Days in Reykjavik

How to Spend 3 Days in Reykjavik

Reykjavik – the capital of Iceland – has a long and interesting past. What we see today in Reykjavik is the product of that past: the harbor waiting to receive incoming ships, the thermal baths, the colourful homes, and the simplistic yet progressive way of […]

Thermal Pool Etiquette in Iceland

Thermal Pool Etiquette in Iceland

  You should make a visit to a thermal pool – be it a municipal pool in Reykjavik or the Blue Lagoon- at least once during your time spent in Iceland. That being said, Icelanders are very specific and serious about the pre-soak routine. For […]

Hotel Cabin in Reykjavik, Iceland

Hotel Cabin in Reykjavik, Iceland

  I arrived at Hotel Cabin in Reykjavik shortly after 8 am – a few hours before regular check in so I really didn’t expect my room to be available. The lobby was a frenzy of high energy people – some going to and leaving […]

I Heart Reykjavik Walking Tour

I Heart Reykjavik Walking Tour

When I began researching activities in Reykjavik, a walking tour is something I really wanted to do because oddly enough, I had never done a city walking tour. Of the countless tour sites I visited, the I Heart Reykjavik site caught my attention. The site […]

Greece Destination Guide

Greece Destination Guide

  Use this destination guide to help you plan out your travels to Greece. You’ll find information to help you travel smart and travel simply. The capital of Greece is Athens and will most likely your first destination if you fly into the country. Greece […]

The Best Small Towns in Greece

The Best Small Towns in Greece

Greece is my favourite country. The people, the culture, the history, the food, and the sun – what’s not to love? I have to admit, however, that I’ve never visited the islands, though I hear they are quite nice. The Peloponnese – the mainland – […]

Five Free Things to do in Nice

Five Free Things to do in Nice

It’s hard to deny that Nice and the French Riviera is a bit pricey. But that shouldn’t stop you from visiting the beautiful coast cities along the Mediterranean. With a bit of imagination, it’s easy to find a few free things to do to fill […]

2016 Destination List

2016 Destination List

I’m still in the early planning stages – even though I’ve been planning since November – but I’ve narrowed down most destinations I’ll be visiting 2016. This year I’m trying to leave room for spontaneity in my travel planning, so I haven’t planned too much. […]

Everything You Need to Know About the Beaches of Nice

Everything You Need to Know About the Beaches of Nice

  Nice is world famous for its beautiful beach along the Promenade des Anglais. Beach-goers have the option to enjoy a free dip in the sea or pay a fee to lounge on the beach chairs of one of the private beaches. You might be […]

A Walking Tour of Ancient Rome

A Walking Tour of Ancient Rome

Step back in time with this guide to your own walking tour of Ancient Rome. This tour can be done at your own pace and, best of all, it’s totally free! Start your day at the Colosseum (Flavian Amphitheatre). Take a walk both inside and […]

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