Hiking in Iceland • A Guide to The Best Hikes in Iceland

Few travel experiences stand out more than hiking in Iceland. Iceland has become a very popular travel destination, yet it’s still considered off the beaten track. Despite its small size, nearly every square mile contains raw, untouched natural beauty, like majestic fjords, rugged clifftops, endless greenery, and rough seas – not to mention the most …

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Northern Lights Cruise - Lofoten Islands

How to Check a Northern Lights Cruise Off Your Bucket List

The more well-traveled we become, the more we learn to appreciate extraordinary once-in-a-lifetime experiences. A phenomenon no person will ever forget is witnessing the northern lights, or Aurora Borealis. We’re lucky and have seen the lights on a handful of occasions including one massive geomagnetic storm in the Nordics that gave us a dazzling light show. …

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What to do in Helsinki • 13 Things to do in Finland’s Capital

Wondering what to do in Helsinki? There are few cities in Europe that feel as forward thinking as Helsinki. The Finns have pushed into the modern era and embraced design, food, and art. No place is this more evident than in Finland’s capital. It’s a marvelous city that delighted us with plenty of things to …

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What is the Schengen Agreement? The Visa To Visit Europe

Any non-European backpacker spending an extended amount of time through Europe knows of the limitations of the Schengen zone and understanding Schengen travel.  Even though there are government and state-run guides explaining what the Schengen agreement is, it’s still hard to wrap heads around. That’s because the Schengen visa is a blessing and a curse …

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