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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9 Crazy Things I Did to Visit Norway on a Budget

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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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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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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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