5 Ways to Use Google Trends for Effective Keyword Research

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When putting together a blog post, completing and applying keyword research is not as straightforward as it used to be. Not even close. Search engine algorithms and bots are constantly becoming more and more sophisticated, and to keep up, we need to keep refining our keyword research strategies. At the…

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Torun, Poland: 10 Amazing Things to Do on a Budget

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Loads, and I mean LOADS, of Polish cities beyond Krakow and Warsaw are popping up as perfect city breaks these days. In the past year alone, I’ve seen the volume of posts about Gdansk, Wroclaw, Poznan, and even Zakopane SKYROCKET. And yes, I do my due diligence and see what’s…

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Sonogno, Switzerland: Planning the Perfect Day Trip

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I honestly can’t remember where and when I first stumbled upon Sonogno, Switzerland, but I am eternally grateful I did.  It may have been through one of those epic travel Instagram accounts like @bestplaces_togo, or it may have been through a small Italian hostel’s “what to do”  list back in…

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Visiting Switzerland in the Winter: 10 Big Reasons to Go

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I have a love-and-hate relationship with winter.   I firmly believe that snow-covered landscapes are nothing less than absolutely beautiful, and a bright red sky during a blizzard at night is completely mesmerizing. I’ll rarely refuse an opportunity to hit the slopes, build a snow fort (yes, I’m an adult),…

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9 Essential Tips for Visiting Christmas Markets in Europe

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Julmarknad in Swedish, Weihnachtsmarkt in German, Marché de Noël in French, and Jarmark Bożonarodzeniowy in Polish (yeah, that one’s a mouthful). These are some of my favourite words during the holiday season, because they all translate to “Christmas Market.”   And I LOVE Christmas Markets.   When living in Sweden,…

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7 of the Best Views in Bergen, Norway

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Hands down, one of my favourite things to do in a new city is to walk around. For hours and hours. 30° C or -30° C. I’ll do it and I’ve done it.   And when I ended up getting two ridiculously rare sunny and warm Fall days in Bergen,…

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