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Traveling Iceland with Kids

traveling iceland with kids

Traveling Iceland with kids is easy, fun, exciting and oh so rewarding. It’s a dream come true for active parents who want to add some adventure into their kids’ lives.  Iceland: a land of fire and ice, brimming with the works of Mother Nature. Its coastlines are fringed with ragged fjords, and its interior is […]

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My Iceland Ring Road Itinerary

I’ve shared my secret tips on how to drive the Iceland Ring Road (including where to eat, sleep, refuel etc) — here’s a detailed breakdown of my (awesome) Iceland Ring Road itinerary to help you plan your own journey. There’s no better way to explore Iceland than by driving the Ring Road, a.k.a. Route 1, […]

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Driving Iceland’s Ring Road: All You Need to Know

driving iceland ring road

In this travel guide, I share tips and recommendations on how to drive the Iceland Ring Road. I hope this helps you make the most of your time on the road trip. Marooned just outside the Arctic Circle, Iceland is a Nordic island nation that’s just a hop away from mainland Europe and North America […]

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Learning War History in Northern France

Dunkerque

A list of the best things to do in northern France for those interested in war history. Northern France is often overlooked by travellers seeking the more quintessential French experience — but for history buffs, there’s no better region in Europe to learn about war history than here in Hauts-de-France (which translates to mean “Upper […]

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The Faroe Islands Travel Guide

Faroe Islands

Faroe Islands Travel Guide In the depths of the Atlantic Ocean, tiny islands with jagged peaks and vertiginous cliff faces jut out from the sea, piercing into the sky like giant daggers. Sea stacks, craggy bird cliffs and black sandy beaches dot the coast, while steep snowcapped mountains stretch across the length of the islands. […]

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A Traveler’s Guide to Iceland – The Land of Fire and Ice

Guide to Iceland

Marooned just outside the Arctic Circle, Iceland is a Nordic island nation that’s barely three hours away from London by plane – and yet anchored within its own world of raw and untouched wildernesss. Volcanically and geologically active, the country is a land of extremities. Its coastlines are fringed with ragged fjords, its interior is […]

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Easter in Poland: From Medieval Towns to Snow Mountains

Easter in Poland

Spring had just arrived and it was Easter in Poland. With the sun coyly poking through thick clouds, Poland was slowly awakening from a long winter slumber. The Easter markets were in full swing, oozing an infectious atmosphere with its lively beer gardens, bratwurst stands, and colourful arts and craft stores. While it wasn’t as […]

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Staying at the Hotel of Ice in Romania

Ice mountain and hut - hotel of ice in Romania

A Stay at the Hotel of Ice in Romania There is complete silence except for the occasional mountain wind blowing or ravens circling overhead. It’s like Narnia out here! Frozen icicles hang from granite rock cliffs, the light bouncing off the snow is blinding me, and the sounds of ravens flying above are echoing through the […]

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Winter in Cyprus: How It’s Like

winter in Cyprus

Winter In Cyprus When planning our recent trip to Cyprus, we were a bit hesitant about traveling in winter. We knew winter in Cyprus would be warmer than elsewhere in Europe, but we weren’t quite sure if it would be the best time to visit. Would it be cold and gloomy? Or would restaurants and […]

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An Active Weekend in Latvia: What to See and Do

AN ACTIVE WEEKEND IN LATVIA

Active Things to do in Latvia ne of the best things about living in Europe is that you can easily hop to another country and explore a new place in just one weekend. Back when we first moved to London, we would spend every other weekend visiting a new city: Prague, Berlin, Paris, Venice and so […]

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Hiking and Biking in Kemeri National Park, Latvia

Hiking and Biking Kemeri National Park vast sea of mosses, brown pools, and lakes spread out before me. Besides my guide and I, there is no one else in sight. From this top of the watch tower, I can see the Kemeri bog running for miles on end, fringed by green pine tree forests in the far […]

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An Urban Adventure: Exploring Riga By Bike

Biking in Riga

elcome to Riga, our young and small country!” says Artus, our guide for the day. Like many young generation Latvians, Artus is a well-spoken and bright guy, full of ideas and drive. He is one of the partners of E.A.T Riga, an explorers club that aims to show the alternative side of Riga in a […]

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Traveling with a Baby — The Glamping Edition

Staying in a yurt with our baby

Camping is one of our favorite ways to enjoy the great outdoors. We’ve camped in many parts of the world — from the savannas of the Serengeti, to the dusty deserts of Turkmenistan and the jungles of Brazil. We see it as a way to connect with the surroundings and we love the simplicity and […]

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Learning to Kitesurf in Tarifa, Spain

Kitesurfing in the water

he wind is blowing strong and hard, tugging at my kite. Overhead, the sun’s rays are glaring and blinding my eyes. The wide, sandy beach stretches for miles and the cool waters of the Mediterranean are calling. I’m in Tarifa, trying my hands at kitesurfing, a sport I’ve long wanted to dabble in. For the […]

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