Where to stay in Normandy

Where To Stay In Normandy – Don’t Miss This AirBnb Treasure

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Confession: I was a bit skeptical of using AirBnb at first. As a classic late bloomer, I’m a bit late to the AirBnb game – it’s only recently that I jumped in to become a member and began using the service but I have to say I’ve had great experiences so far. First there was the cozy cabin in the woods…

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How to travel more

How to Travel More Throughout the Year by Exploring Your Own Backyard

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Many travel blogs will have you believe that to have amazing travel experiences, you need to travel to glamorous or far off destinations in the world. I am here today to call bullshit on that. Sure, by traveling far you can have an awe-inspiring travel experience and I am a big supporter of global travel, but, it’s not the only…

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24 Hours in Oslo

Norway’s Booming Capital – How to Spend 24 Hours in Oslo

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The vibrant city of Oslo is somewhat of a surprising European treasure. Its kaleidoscopic make up appeals to many which is perhaps why interest in this hidden gem is growing. For the thinkers, there is a wide array of museums to spend time in. For the outdoor lovers, there are many hiking and cycling trails to offer as well as…

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Cooking Class in Italy

Don’t Miss This Unbelievably Amazing Cooking Class in Italy

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Ever since I moved to Italy, I have received many questions and comments about food. It makes sense since Italians are known for their amazing food! If in America, people fight with each other over the color of their football jersey, in Italy they would fight over the ingredients in the perfect ragu. Cooking skills are certainly alive and well here…

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alternative facts

10 Alternative Facts That Every Traveler Can Relate To

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We are probably all guilty of saying a little white alternative fact every now and then. ‘Thanks for the gift, I really love homemade incense’, ‘that’s the cutest baby I’ve ever seen’ or ‘sorry I didn’t reply earlier. I’ve been swamped’.  Here’s 10 alternative facts every traveler can relate to.

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photographing the northern lights

A Beginners Guide to Photographing the Northern Lights

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I consider myself pretty good at night photos but photographing the Northern Lights was a little a lot harder than I anticipated. Being out in the woods meant that the scene was a lot darker than anything I had tried to photograph before and the dancing lights added a new dynamic to the whole process. It was a new challenge and…

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What to Pack for a Week in Northern Norway – Winter Getaway Guide

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I always thought I hated the cold. I was one of those people that could never understand why anyone would want to go on a winter holiday. It seemed like such horrible punishment. I had also always lived in tropical locations so the idea of cold was very foreign to me, which I think added to my dislike. This year I…

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