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25 of the Best Things to Do in Bergen in Winter

25 of the Best Things to Do in Bergen in Winter

Bergen, the second largest city in Norway, doesn’t feel like a city at all. It has the homey feeling of a small town, where everyone waves or says “hi” to you each time they see you. A UNESCO World Heritage […]

Sailing and Fishing – Water Adventures from Stockholm

Sailing and Fishing - Water Adventures from Stockholm

On a cool morning in August, we walked out to a quiet, empty boat dock in Stockholm harbor. We didn’t really know what to expect, except that we would be spending the day fishing and sailing through the Swedish Archipelago. […]

Painting Marzipan and Learning the Sweet History of Tallinn

“A little part of the marzipan master’s soul is left in every piece.” While in Tallinn, I really wanted to do a cooking lesson, but I could not find anything that suited me. Then I came across a chocolate making […]

Perfect Day Trip Itinerary for Helsinki, Finland

Perfect Day Trip Itinerary for Helsinki, Finland

There’s just something about Finland. It’s not any further north then Norway or Sweden, yet somehow, for me, the country conjures up images of the northern frontier with ice fields, and desolate icy wilderness. I don’t know why I have […]

World Heritage Site Galapagos Islands Time Lapse

World Heritage Site Galapagos Island

A Galapagos Cruise – A Dream of a Lifetime Boobies and seals, iguanas and manta rays, oh my! Our family trip to the Galapagos ranks up there as one of the best trips I’ve ever taken. We flew into Guayaquil, Ecuador […]

Emerald Waterways European River Cruises

Emerald Waterways

No Stress, Maximum Comfort Travel! Most of our readers know by now, we love to drive. The road trip is usually our preferred travel mode, but it can get tedious and tiring, finding a decent rental car, packing and unpacking […]

The Top 7 Things to do in Stavanger, Norway

Stavanger

Surprising Stavanger – Plenty to do! Stavanger is a gorgeous little city along the western coast of Norway. There is plenty to do. We’ve outlined some of our favorites. As we wandered around Stavanger, we saw plenty of tourists. Apparently […]

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