Lake Bled

8 Amazing Things to do in Lake Bled, Slovenia

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Lake Bled is one of the most picturesque spots to visit in Slovenia. This small lake has all of the ingredients for the perfect getaway…a castle perched high on a hillside, a pretty little island to visit, hiking trails, secluded swimming spots, and a fantastic sweet treat. Here are 8 of the best things to do in Lake Bled. The …

How to Hike Segla

How to Hike Segla, One of Senja’s Most Popular Hikes

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The hike up to the summit of Segla is one of Senja’s most popular hikes. And this was our main reason for visiting Senja. Many visitors skip past Senja, heading directly to the Lofoten Islands. But those people are missing out seeing a gorgeous part of Norway and some hidden gems. That’s fine…that means less crowded hiking trails for people …

Norway Photos

Discover Northern Norway in 25 Amazing Photos

Julie Norway 13 Comments

Without a doubt, northern Norway is one of the most spectacular places we have been. With rugged coastlines, small harbors filled with picture-perfect red fishing cabins, winding roads through the mountains, and beaches that look like they belong in the Caribbean, northern Norway is a delight to explore. We spent just over one week road tripping through northern Norway. Our …

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Ørnfløya, A Short but Sweet Hike in Sommarøy, Norway

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The view from Ørnfløya over Sommarøy is gorgeous! The hike up Ørnfløya is short and easy, perfect if you like the idea of getting an amazing view with minimal effort. This hike can be done as a day trip from Tromsø or if you are road tripping through Norway. Details About the Hike Distance: 1.5 miles round trip Difficulty: Easy …

Hiorthfjellet Hike

Kayaking Adventfjord and Hiking Hiorthfjellet: A One Day Adventure in Svalbard

Julie Norway, Svalbard 2 Comments

Svalbard offers a wide range of adventure activites. Ride on a rib boat and search for walrus, kayak in front of an active glacier, or cruise out to an abandoned mining town. For a really cool one day adventure, how about kayaking across Adventfjord and then hiking to the summit of Hiorthfjellet, one of the tallest mountains in the area? …

Aruba Travel

Aruba: The Ultimate Vacation Guide

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So, you are planning a trip to Aruba? Just so you know, there is more to Aruba than sipping tropical drinks in the shade of a palm tree (although that alone would make for a great vacay). Go snorkeling, learn to kitesurf, explore Aruba’s gorgeous beaches, and take an UTV tour of the island. Whether you are here for just …

Knocknafaugher Ireland

Wild Atlantic Way: Don’t Miss the Spectacular Mullaghmore Head!

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The Wild Atlantic Way is one of Europe’s epic drives. It is 1600 miles (2600 km) long, stretching from Derry in the north to Kinsale in the south. This road winds along the rugged, windswept, western coastline of Ireland. Along the way, you are rewarded with views of lush, green fields, rocky islands, gorgeous beaches, ancient castles, and quaint, Irish …

Isle of Skye Itinerary

The Perfect Isle of Skye Itinerary

Julie Itinerary, Scotland 38 Comments

The Isle of Skye is one of Scotland’s hottest destinations. Every year, thousands of visitors flock to the island to see its breathtaking scenery, quaint towns, and stunning coastline. So, how do you plan the perfect Isle of Skye itinerary? Whether you have one, two, or three days (or more, if you are really lucky!), we have great suggestions to …

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Flying Over the Fairy Pools on the Isle of Skye

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The Fairy Pools are one of the most visited sites on the Isle of Skye of Scotland. Why? It’s an easy walk along a series of small waterfalls with the Cuillin Mountains as a backdrop. We were here under less than ideal conditions. Once again, we awoke to cloudy, rainy skies. It drizzled off and on during the drive from …

Postcards from Glencoe

Postcards from Glencoe, Scotland

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If you are taking a road trip through Scotland, Glencoe should be on your list of places to visit. This gorgeous valley is a great place for families, hikers, and those that love the great outdoors. You can either drive through it, spending just an hour here, or you could easily spend an entire day hiking and exploring. We heard that …

Dingle peninsula tour

Driving the Dingle Peninsula, Ireland

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Here is another destination for your Ireland bucket list: the gorgeous Dingle Peninsula. If scenic drives, stunning coastal scenery, and a visit to one of Ireland’s most colorful towns sounds interesting to you, keep reading. Driving the Dingle Peninsula is a must on a visit to Ireland!   Dingle Peninsula Road Trip Things to Know Before You Go The Dingle …

Old Man of Storr Scotland

The Old Man of Storr, Isle of Skye, Scotland

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If there was one thing we wanted to see on the Isle of Skye, it was the Old Man of Storr. The Old Man of Storr is iconic Scotland: spiky pinnacles of rock set against the backdrop of rolling green hills and the coastline of the Isle of Skye. This image is featured in Scotland guidebooks, blog posts, and travel …

Rubha nam Braithairean Scotland

Brothers Point: Isle of Skye’s Hidden Treasure

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Brothers Point, also known as Rubha nam Brathairean, is a hidden treasure on the Isle of Skye. Overlooked (or unheard of) to most visitors, our visit here was one of the highlights on our trip to Scotland. The views of the peninsula are stunning. And because very few people know about this gem, you just may have it all to yourself. …

Isle of Skye Fairy Glen

Fairy Glen: The Cutest Place to Explore on the Isle of Skye

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The Fairy Glen is a lesser-known attraction on the Isle of Skye. It’s also one of the cutest places on the island to explore. The Fairy Glen was the first place we visited on the Isle of Skye. Located on the Trotternish Peninsula, it is easy to combine the Fairy Glen with a visit to The Quiraing, Kilt Rock, and …