Europe

Norway is one of my favorite countries in the world in which to travel. It’s organized, it’s safe, it’s clean, and it’s jaw-droppingly beautiful no matter which way you look. And this applies no matter what *season* you visit Norway in, too. While the summer months are high season in Norway for people to go…
Let’s be honest: Greenland isn’t exactly a “hot” travel destination (ha, pun totally intended) for most people; it’s remote and expensive to get to and not very warm; in fact, many people don’t even realize that you CAN travel to Greenland. But here’s the thing: Greenland is actually a fascinating and beautiful place to travel!…
When I told people I was traveling to Greenland, I got one of two reactions. In the first reaction, their eyes would light up and they’d say something like “Oooo I’ve always wanted to go there!” In the second reaction, they’d scrunch up their face in mild confusion and say something along the lines of…
“Gesundheit!!” my dad said, when I told him where we’d be going on one of our day tours while in Iceland. I rolled my eyes; after a few days on the road, the Dad Jokes were already getting to me. “No, it’s a real place!” I insisted. “Though it does kind of look like another…
When you hear “Greenland,” what immediately comes to mind? For me, it used to be a remote, ice-covered place that seemed slightly mysterious and even a little intimidating. Before starting to plan a trip to Greenland of my own, I assumed that it was the sort of country that was only really enjoyed by the…
When you hear “Greenland,” what immediately comes to mind? For me, it used to be a remote, ice-covered place that seemed slightly mysterious and even a little intimidating. Before starting to plan a trip to Greenland of my own, I assumed that it was the sort of country that was only really enjoyed by the…
Ireland is an island, and its weather patterns are largely influenced by the Atlantic Ocean. The good news is that Ireland doesn’t have huge temperature swings from season to season; it’s pretty mild year-round. But the less-good news is that, because of its location, the weather in Ireland can (and does!) change frequently. When it…
Hey! We are Michael and Alexandra from the travel blog Couple’s Coordinates and today we are sharing our 10 best Italy honeymoon destinations. Our relationship and travel have been entwined since the inception; having traveled to more than 30 countries Read more >
On my first trips to Ireland, I was too timid to rent a car. This fear isn’t misplaced, though, as Ireland is notorious for its narrow roads lined with stone walls – it’s the sort of place where you absolutely have to get insurance on your rental car. I’ve since done an Ireland road trip…
I was scrolling through posts in a Facebook group for female travelers the other day, when I came across one posted by a woman who was headed to the Scottish Highlands and looking for suggestions for places to stay. Her only requirement, other than being in the Highlands? “Maybe somewhere where I could meet someone…

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