Europe


Snowmobiles, Campfires & Ice Fishing: Celebrating Easter in the Arctic Finland

Easter in Germany means different things to different people. The weather is mostly unpredictable. For all you know you could be doing your Easter egg hunt outdoors wearing shorts and a t-shirt or you might find yourself eating Easter dinner while watching a hail storm blowing outside. The Easter traditions vary depending on region, faith and even the people you’re celebrating with, but one thing...

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Hiking Kotor Bay: Wild Beauty & Unexpected Encounters Montenegro

This stunning view of Kotor Bay from an abandoned village in the hills was only just the beginning of one of the most scenic hikes I’ve ever done. I went on a 10km guided hike through the country’s wild beauty. Hiking Kotor Bay was the ideal way to spend my last day in Montenegro.   The Story Of The Chestnut Trees The abandoned village of Upper...

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The best things to do & see in Kotor Montenegro

Kotor is a medieval town located on the Adriatic coastline of Montenegro. Kotor is not only a UNESCO World Heritage site, but was also featured in Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2016. But it doesn’t stop there. The town is surrounded by picturesque mountains in the idyllic Kotor Bay area, named one of the most beautiful bays in the world. It’s easy to see why...

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The Ultimate German Bucket List Germany

When people think of Germany; Oktoberfest, beer and sausages often come to mind, but Germany has so much more to offer. It is a country where you can find spectacular mountain ranges, rugged coastlines, large pine tree forests and widen open fields. The landscape in Germany is as varied as the local cuisine, history and culture. But fear not, travel bloggers from Germany and around...

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What to expect from a Northern Lights Photography Course Finland

My first week here in a small village called Utsjoki in Finnish Lapland was a memorable one to say the least. Not only did I begin my training as a tourist guide, but I also had the pleasure to take part in my very first Northern Lights Photography course…in Finnish. You love photography and would love to learn more about capturing the Northern Lights? Then...

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The Return to Lapland Finland

I’m in Finnish Lapland! Again?? This is my third time visiting one of the northernmost regions in Europe in just over a year and there is just no end in sight to my crazy love affair with this place. My passion for this winter wonderland however, is not the only reason I am here. My previous stay was aimed at learning more about the Sami...

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Road Trip: 10 Places you need to visit in Southern Iceland Iceland

Iceland is the type of place that you could spend weeks exploring without ever getting bored. Unfortunately most of us only have limited time to see this insta-famous island. So how do you fit everything worth seeing into just a few days in Iceland? You pick one part at a time and do a self-drive tour aka a road trip. The South Coast of the...

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Snowshoeing in Lapland’s Wintry Wilderness Finland

I always thought I’m more of a spring and summer person, but when winter means snow, ice and aurora watching season, then there is no other season that gets me quite so excited. One of the reasons I love winter is because of the way it transforms the landscape. A cover of snow and ice crystals just makes everything look magical. The other reason I...

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Iceland on a budget: 15 tips to help you explore Iceland for less Iceland

Iceland is known for two things: its dramatic volcanic landscape and for a being one of the most expensive countries in the world.  I have been wanting to visit Iceland since I spotted it from a plane window back in 2009. I was embarking on my first solo trip to New Zealand and was immediately smitten with the rugged terrain. When I started researching the...

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