Snow to Seas’ Top Hostels in Europe for 2018

Swimming pools, complimentary lattes and wine tasting, private beaches, elaborate buffet breakfasts, heated shower floors – these services and amenities seem like the stuff of four and five star hotels.   Would you believe me if I told you that you can find hostels with many of these services and…

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Bern, Switzerland: 6 of the City’s Best Views on a Budget

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When I think of capital cities, I imagining bustling downtown cores filled with an abundance of towering skyscrapers. I imagine concrete jungles that never sleep and streets filled with people, people, and more people. I imagine populations of at least 500,000 or more. Is this what you imagine too? If…

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11 Things I’ll Miss About Living in Sweden

T’was the month before Christmas, And all through the blog, Not more than 1 post was added, Not even a photo of the ultimate Swedish hotdog (AKA my last 2017 meal in Sweden…) I know it’s been super quiet here on the blog this past December and January, and I…

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Advent Adventures: Cologne, Germany’s Magical Christmas Markets

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There’s one thing I absolutely love about December in Europe beyond anything and everything else: Christmas Markets.   I can never ever get enough of all the glittering ornaments, heartfelt laughter, glühwein, lavish red decorations, the scent of evergreen trees…freshly made waffles or crêpes served with an over abundance of frosting…

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Exploring Tallinn, Estonia: One Epic Medieval Experience

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People travel for a whole variety of reasons: to explore one-of-a-kind landscapes, experience different cultures, indulge on unique delicacies, and more. But have you ever gone on a trip in order to experience a whole other era?   Huh? What? Time Travel?! Sounds like a load of nonsense. Not exactly.  Of course,…

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Zugspitze, Germany: Planning the Perfect Winter Trip

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When asked to think about Germany, what are the first few things that come to your mind?   Beer? Oktoberfest? Castles? The Autobahn? Wurst or schnitzel? (All great things –  might I add). But did skiing make the cut? Just under a year ago, I wouldn’t have linked Germany and skiing…

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