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Tops of buildings in Old Town Tallinn, Estonia by Ilya Orehov

Your One-Day Guide to Tallinn, Estonia: Old Town, Kalamaja, and More

When planning a trip to northern Europe, Estonia may not be the first country that comes to mind. However, after spending just a day in the country during an overall visit to Helsinki, I’m convinced that Estonia needs to be on the radar of many more people! Check out my guide below for how to …

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Glacier Hiking, Waterfalls, and Black Sand Beaches: A Tour of Iceland’s South Coast

Last week we talked about the popular activity of touring Iceland’s Golden Circle (as well as the slightly unconventional activity of snorkeling between continents). This week, I want to share the experience of exploring Iceland’s south coast, which hosts more breathtaking views as well as juxtaposed topography. I especially recommend seeing the south coast if …

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Your New Bucket List Item: Snorkeling Between Continents in Iceland

If you’re heading to Iceland, there’s probably a 99% chance that you’re planning to explore the Golden Circle. Well, I’m here today to introduce you to another must-do while visiting the land of Fire & Ice that may not be on your radar (yet): snorkeling between continents at the Silfra fissure. That’s right: snorkeling between …

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Photo of Iceland northern lights by Nicolas J Leclercq

How to Make the Most of Your Iceland Stopover: A 3 (.5) Day Itinerary

Thanks to an awesome Cyber Monday deal courtesy of IcelandAir (Route: Boston to Helsinki with an Iceland stopover), I had the opportunity to head to Iceland in March! Since the trip had such a short turnaround, I was inspired to create this itinerary to help those of you who may also have on a stopover …

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The ONE Essential You Need for Winter Travel: Packing Light for Cold Weather

Due to an upcoming trip to Iceland, Finland, and Estonia (less than a week now – ah!) I decided to try my hand at packing carry-on only again. But this time, it’s all cold-weather items, which tend to be bulkier. Read on to learn about the one essential that helps me the most with packing …

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Snow Way Out? How to Have Fun in Atlanta During a Snow Storm

Hello everyone, and happy Friday! Last week, I took a trip to Atlanta. I was super excited for this mini-vacation because I was visiting a good friend from college (named Rachel) whom I had not seen in over a year! It’s crazy how quickly time flies by… Anyway, I am happy to report that we …

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