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22 Top Things to do in Iceland over the Summer

If you are planning your trip to Iceland this article is perfect for you! If you are not yet planning a trip, you will be after seeing how many amazing places there are to explore in the land of fire and ice. You can spend the day freezing cold, hiking ...
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Iceland Road Trip Tips and Tricks

When planning your trip to Iceland keep in mind three important factors: weather, costs and distances. Even though you could drive the whole circumference of the island in less than 2 days it will take you longer based on the  endless activities. For our summer trip to Iceland we decided to ...
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20 Photos to Inspire You to Visit Iceland in the Summer

Iceland is the land of ice and fire with its icy peaks and fiery volcanoes. Its unique landscape makes it the perfect destination for all photographers from pros to enthusiasts. The glaciers, volcanoes and beautiful rock formations will make you want to snap a photo every step of the way ...
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Camping in Iceland Over the Summer

The best way to see the vast beautiful landscapes of Iceland is to immerse yourself in them. Pack your bags for the ultimate Iceland road trip and get ready for the most amazing camping of your lifetime. Camping in Iceland allows you to enjoy the best sunsets and sunrises from ...
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Four Amazing Day Trips from Munich, Germany

When visiting Munich there is plenty to see within the city, but even more to explore across Bavaria. Inexpensive bus or train tickets allow you to take full advantage of your stay in Munich with some exciting and captivating day trips. There are several options on how to get to ...
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Visiting Krka National Park and the Cathedral of St. James

Croatia is known for its natural beauty and rich history. We stay in Croatia for a total of 13 days and visited as many places as we could in such little time. We visited Plitvice Lakes National Park, Korcula, Dubrovnik, Split and of course Krka National Park. Krka National Park ...
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Exploring the historic island of Korcula, Croatia

Korcula is a Croatian island in the Adriatic sea and it is also one of the alleged birth places of the infamous Marco Polo.  The old city of Korcula was under Venetian control for many years influencing the architecture of the city. Korcula is the second largest island in Croatia by ...
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Visiting Plitvice Lakes National Park in Croatia

Visiting the Plitvice Lakes National Park in Croatia was a dream for Jazmin for the last couple years. This destination was so high on her bucket list that we planned a whole trip to Croatia to visit the lakes. The National park is made of 16 lakes that are all ...
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Exploring the outer boroughs of Munich by foot

Munich, Germany has just too much to see for one blog post, so we split it into two. There is one for the historic center and this one covers the rest of the city. Make sure to read up on both to get the most of your time in Munich. Guide ...
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Budget Accommodations in Munich, Germany: Euro Youth Hotel

There are so many reasons to visit Munich, from its beautiful historic center to its world famous Oktoberfest. You cannot have a great time traveling without a great place to sleep! The Euro Youth Hotel is a comfortable and social hostel located just a block from the Munich central train ...
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Walking the Historic Center of Munich, Germany

Munich, the capital of Bavaria and third largest city in Germany has so much to explore by foot. Walking through the center of the historic district will give you a glimpse into Munich’s nearly 1000 years of history. It might be most famous for Oktoberfest, but do not miss out ...
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Top 5 Budget Travel Getaways for 2017 in Europe

The best way to save money when traveling is to keep in mind the following expenses: exchange rates, buying food in groceries stores, staying at SAFE hostels, and walking or taking public transportation. When buying your food and drinks at the grocery store, keep in mind that even though it ...
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Top 5 Best Places In Norway to Start Your Adventure

It is hard not to dream about visiting Norway. The 385,252 square kilometer Scandinavian country is full of beautiful sceneries, as well as cities that showcase their love for design, music, arts and culture. It has all sorts of sights and activities for all kinds of travelers; food lovers, backpackers, ...
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Top 10 Most Romantic Destinations in Europe

We have chosen our favorite most romantic cities in Europe that you need to visit in 2017. They provide the perfect getaway with your special someone, or the most romantic spots to find that special someone. 1. Paris Paris is well known for being the City of Love. The atmosphere in ...
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4 great day trips from Venice, Italy

When visiting Venice, Italy you can use it as a hub to visit many of the other beautiful destinations in the area. We recommend to stay several extra days in Venice to visit the islands around Venice and other nearby cities. Each spot is close enough to visit just for the ...
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Walking the Camino de Santiago: Northern Route

The Camino de Santiago (the Way of St. James) is a combination of ancient pilgrim walking routes which start across Europe, culminating at the tomb of St. James in Santiago de Compostela in northwest Spain. At the end of our masters program we really wanted to go for a hike in ...
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Complete walking guide to Ciutadella de Menorca and its Beaches

The small island of Menorca is one of the Spanish Balearic Islands located in the Mediterranean Sea. The island has a rich 2,000 year history, due to its strategic port location. Nowadays it has the perfect combination of history, culture, good food and relaxing beaches. There are two main ways to ...
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Wine tasting and Château visiting in Bordeaux, France

No visit to the Bordeaux region would be complete without tasting some of the wines or visiting one of the thousands of vineyards. Due to our lack of a car, contacts at the vineyards or in depth knowledge of the area, we opted to take a tour. We chose the full day ...
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Enjoy the beaches of San Sebastian in 13km Walking

The beautiful Spanish town of San Sebastian, also known as Donostia in Basque, is located along the water in the mountainous Basque Country. Enjoy the picturesque boardwalk right along the city with endless beach and tapas bars. Once the sun goes down, head to the Old City to enjoy the town late ...
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Stroll through Segovia, Spain: A 3km Walking Travel Guide

Segovia is a small and historic city, just an hour drive north of Madrid, Spain. You can explore its rich history through its remaining architecture including medieval walls, Romanesque churches, a former royal palace and most notably its Roman aqueduct. This cute city makes for a perfect day trip or ...
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Visiting the Jewish sites in Prague, Czech Republic

The city of Prague was home to nearly 100,000 Jews before the start of World War II. Unfortunately the atrocious acts of the Shoah and the time since then has diminished the Jewish population to only 5,000 today. Luckily the city and Jewish community of Prague has well preserved many ...
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Budapest, Hungary Walking Guide in 14km

The cities of Buda and Pest unified in 1873, becoming the contemporary capital of Hungary, Budapest. As one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, has an endless supply of attractions to entice its visitors. The city has a large number World Heritage Sites, including thermal baths, the third largest Parliament building and ...
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St. Francis of Assisi Church Vienna, Austria

Explore the history of Vienna, Austria in 15km

Vienna, the capital of Austria has a rich artistic and intellectual history. The rich culture was influenced by notable residents including Mozart, Beethoven and Sigmund Freud. This city has enough to visit to keep you entertained for days. Many of the attractions are located in the historic old town in the ...
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Ultimate Bucket list destinations in Europe

There are so many places you can travel. Each places have their own magic and uniqueness. Therefore, we realized that making one travel bucket list was not enough, so we chose to do one per continent. We have compiled the top destinations to visit in Europe. We hope to visit all ...
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Puente de la Piedra, Zaragoza Spain

Exploring Historic Zaragoza, Spain in 7km

The city of Zaragoza (also spelled Saragossa) in northeastern Spain dates back over 2,000 years. The small city with its rich history and vibrant culture makes for the perfect weekend getaway destination. When heading out for dinner make sure to taste traditional Aragonese cuisine, especially the roast lamb, known as ternasco. Zaragoza, Spain Walking ...
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Explore the Caves of Carvoeiro, Portugal in 11.4 km

The picturesque fishing village of Carvoeiro, Portugal is located just 5km south of Lagoa. The small beautiful city is great to walk around and photograph, but the city is really internationally known for its breathtaking beaches, grottos and caves along its endless limestone cliffs. To best experience Carvoeiro you need to be ...
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Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

Visit Bilbao, Spain in 10 Kilometers

Bilbao, Spain is the largest city in Basque Country. This 14th century city has many rich examples of architecture ranging from classical styles to modern contemporary works. No visit to Bilbao is complete without visiting the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao or seeing the Athletic Club de Bilbao play. Fully experience Bilbao with our 10km ...
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9km Walking Travel Guide to Lagos, Portugal

Lagos, Portugal is known for its beautiful rock formations along the beach. There is 2 different type of beaches, the ones like Dona Ana Beach, which has a rocky sand but a breathtaking landscape or the normal golden sand beach with a normal landscape such as Meia Praia. Lagos, Portugal ...
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Experience the Kingdom of Spain in 6 Royal Sites

With over 500 years of royal leadership, the Kingdom of Spain has an endless amount heritage relating to its Kings and Queens. To learn about the long and complex history, it is best to do it first hand through visiting the royal sites themselves. We have compiled the six best ...
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Visiting Bordeaux, France in just 8Km

The small historic city of Bordeaux, France is known worldwide for its rich wine history and as the capital of the wine world. In this little region of 57 appellations there are over 10,000 wine châteaux. The old city is a designated UNESCO World Heritage site, with its fascinating architecture. Make sure ...
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8 best day trips from Madrid, Spain

After living in Madrid for almost 10 months we chose to visit destinations close to home, using Madrid as our hub. We are not recommending to go to these places in a particular order because everyone has their own priorities and have different tastes and interests. Yet, we thought it came ...
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Visiting Toledo, Spain in an 8km walk

The small and historic city of Toledo, Spain is located just south of the capital, Madrid. The city is well known for its long withstanding heritage and historical co-existence of Christian, Muslim and Jewish cultures. Toledo is just a €5 and 45 minute bus ride from Madrid. This makes for the perfect day ...
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Our 15 favorite European destinations

We have visited over 60 cities in Europe and we have chosen our top 15 favorite cities for all types of tourists to visit. We chose the destinations based on three factors: budget friendly, ease to get there and landmarks. 1. Paris Paris, France is our top one destination because ...
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Oia, Santorini, Greece

Travel Guide to Santorini, Greece

The beautiful little Greek island of Santorini is known for its white, cubist houses of Fira and Oia, and its massive cliffs above an underwater caldera. The southern half of the island has long stretches of beaches made up of black, red and white lava. The best time to visit Santorini is ...
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Top 15 Destinations to Visit in Spain

Everyone want to visit the best spots in each country, although sometimes we do not know which ones they are until we get there, or worse, after the trip is over. Well, We are here to help you out. We have been living in Spain for almost 10 months and had the ...
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3km Walking Travel Guide to Mykonos, Greece

We arrived on the beautiful island of Mykonos, Greece via airplane from Athens. The high end island is the perfect for all types of travelers for its vibrant nightlife and relaxed vibe. We decided to rent a car for a day because it was almost the same price that hiring a ...
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Tips for the top 10 best photos in Santorini, Greece

Everyone wants to get their own postcard style picture. Sometimes it is hard because you are not a local and you have no idea where these hidden photo spots are. This photo guide to Santorini, Greece gives you some tips in where to look for the perfect photo. This is one of ...
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Athens Greece Beach

Travel Guide to Outer Athens, Greece

Athens, Greece has much more to offer than just the Parthenon. While you can spend two full days touring downtown Athens, there are many more places to visit within greater Athens during a longer trip. Athens is the only capital in Europe where tourists can come and swim at nice ...
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Travel Guide to Athens, Greece

Athena gave G-d the gift of an olive tree vs Poseidon’s water, therefore the city is named Athens. The city is the birthplace of many modern ideas. It is home to the birth of democracy, education, the first university of the world, theatre, and taxes. The city now combines the ...
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Scuba Diving off Mykonos, Greece

The beautiful Greek island of Mykonos has a great variety of attractions for all its visitors. When visiting the Greek islands you need to enjoy the abundant marine life. The best way to do this is by scuba diving. We drove to GoDive Mykonos at Lia Beach, the Southwest side ...
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18km Walking Guide to Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw, Poland is one of our favorite cities in Europe with its long and rich history, as well as a picturesque historic city-centre to explore. The interesting thing about the the city of Warsaw is that over 90% of the city was destroyed at the end of WWII in response to ...
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14 km Walking Guide to Potsdam, Germany

Potsdam, Germany is just a short 30 minutes train ride from Berlin, making it the perfect day trip for everyone. The train runs from early in the morning until after midnight, giving you a complete day in Potsdam. Potsdam was the historic residence of the Prussian kings and is now home ...
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15km Walking Guide to Berlin, Germany

Berlin, the capital of Germany, has a long and often difficult history. The city survived two world wars as well as the Cold War, and has time and time again rebuilt and pushed itself forward. Now a center for high tech and entrepreneurial work, Berlin has a rich history to ...
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10km Walking Guide to Helsinki, Finland

Helsinki, Finland is a vibrant seaside city of beautiful islands and an amazing skyline. This well rounded city has much to offer its visitors no matter what time of the year you visit. With a concentration of attractions it is a true walking city paradise. With its cool temperatures, we ...
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14km Walking Guide to Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm, the capital of Sweden has been a bustling port city for hundreds of years. Its rich cultural and architectural history mixed with modern revivals make for a breathtaking city. An important thing to remember when planning your visit to Stockholm is its location. Due to the city’s high northerly latitude, daylight ...
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Parque de Atracciones in Madrid, Spain

Top Roller Coasters at Parque de Atracciones Parque de Atracciones is one of the two main amusement parks in Madrid, Spain. Located just at the edge of the city, it is easily accessible by metro or car. The small park has enough rides and experiences to fill your day with fun ...
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Seeing Oslo, Norway in just 10 Km Walking

Oslo, the capital of Norway, is known for its popular green spaces and museums. It is also located on a Fjord with many breathtaking natural views. One thing not to miss is the artifacts from ancient Viking cultures! As a short, but long city, you can visit all the tourist spots ...
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Callejeando Food Fest in Seville, Spain

When visiting Sevilla we happened to stumble upon the Callejeando FOOD FEST. This new food truck festival takes place at the juncture between Puente de los Remedios and el Muelle de las Delicias. The festival did not only offer many delicious food trucks from around Sevilla and Spain in general. There ...
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Things to do in Seville, Spain

We arrived in Seville, Spain at 6AM, by an overnight bus. Sunrise was not until two hours later at 8:30. Having left Madrid the night before, we were still exhausted, but luckily our hostel let us take a nap on their couch until it was light out. The city of ...
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Things to do in Copenhagen, Denmark

We arrived in Copenhagen, Denmark on the night of September 12, 2015 via plane. The 15-minute train ride from airport to the city center costs 36 DKK/person. When we got into the city it was late at night and we headed straight to the Urban House Hotel for a good nights sleep. But, the ...
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Things to do in outer Lisbon and along the River Tagus

Our trip to Lisbon, Portugal was split up into two different groups, geographically. Our first day in Lisbon we spent in the downtown area of Lisbon, of which you can see the travel guide here. The second day we headed to the more western edge of the city and along ...
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Things to do in Downtown Lisbon, Portugal

We arrived by bus to Lisbon, Portugal at 4AM to the Gare do Oriente station, north of the city. Unfortunately the metro was not yet running, but the 10km taxi ride to our hotel was only €10. Lisbon is the hilly capital of Portugal located along the Tagus River. Many buildings facades ...
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Barcelona, Spain Travel Guide

Barcelona, Spain is full of a rich history of its people and buildings. Barcelona has been home to many notable artists, including Antoni Gaudí, Salvador Dalí, and for a few years, Pablo Picasso. We visited Barcelona over a three day weekend, to get full advantage of the short time we had ...
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Free walking tour of Barcelona, Spain

One of the best ways to quickly get to know a city you are visiting for several days is to take a free walking tour when you first arrive. Especially across Europe, there are a handful of companies that provide free walking tours in different cities. These free tours provide ...
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7 must see Gaudi buildings in Barcelona

Antoni Gaudí is the most famous Catalan architect in history. Born in 1826, Gaudí became the leader of Modernism in Catalonia in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. In total, seven of his buildings have been declared World Heritage Sites by UNESCO. He is the most creative architect we have ...
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Things to do Amsterdam, Netherlands

The city of Amsterdam has gone through many transitions in its long history, but acceptance has always been a core value. Amsterdam was founded in 1300, Acceptance of religions, new ideas, drugs, and even prostitution has kept Amsterdam and the whole country of the Netherlands an important player on a global ...
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Things to do in Brugge, Belgium

We traveled from Brussels to Brugge, Belgium on the morning of September 5, 2015. We traveled via train, as it is only two stops and one hour. We took the regular Belgian Rail, and since we are under 25 the tickets were only €6 each. This youth ticket, at a set ...
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Things to do in Brussels, Belgium

The trip from Paris to Brussels was much quicker and cheaper by bus, compared to plane or train. A train would have been faster, but France has ridiculous surcharges for all trains to and from Paris. We left from Paris to Brussels early in the morning on September 2nd, 2015 ...
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Things to do in Paris, France

We had many things to do when first arriving in Madrid, to prepare for our masters degree program. We did not know how long it would take to finish, so we did not know our exact travel date until the day before we begun. Hence, we did not get our tickets ...
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