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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9 Crazy Things I Did to Visit Norway on a Budget

Norway on a Budget

I’m not actually crazy, but sometimes, I do crazy things. And I usually do them when I travel.   From accidentally getting a hold of a hotel’s master key to exploring abandoned buildings (with common sense, of course), befriending metal bands, and ignoring the need for sleep while travelling 30+…

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Discover 12 Things You Need to Know Before Visiting Malta

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Malta may be one of the world’s smallest countries, but its size hasn’t stopped it from having more mind-blowing sites and attractions than you can count on 2 – or quite easily 200 – hands.   From ancient cities, turquoise lagoons, temple ruins, lavish gardens, catacombs, nightlife, Games of Thrones…

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Rovinj, Croatia: 7 Memorable Things You Need to See and Do

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After Dubrovnik, Pula, and Rijeka, I thought I had Croatian coastal cities and towns somewhat figured out.   When stepping into a new waterfront city or town, I’d expect to find beige stone homes, red-tiled roofs, and a medieval landmark or two (or ten) commanding the steep cliffs of the…

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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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