Greece

Weekend Guide to Athens

Athens is an awesome city that offers a constant reminder of history while also enjoying the buzz of a modern European city. It's near impossible to go anywhere in Athens that doesn't have the breathtaking views of the Acropolis in site. Stroll down any street and find a welcoming restaurant or cafe that is waiting to welcome you, happy to…
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Nashville

Guide to a Perfect Girl’s Weekend: Nashville

Nashville Tennessee is currently one of the hottest destinations for a girl's getaway, bachelorette, bachelor party or any kind of event that can be celebrated with a bit of debauchery. I recently went with a group to celebrate a birthday and was surprised at just how much there was to do. Broadway in Nashville is a non-stop party. From as…
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Iceland

Iceland Guide: Where to stay in Reykjavik

Reykjavik, the northern-most capital city in the world, is an adorable and charming place to make your home base on your trip to Iceland. Reykjavik downtown is about 45 minutes from the international airport (KEF) and about a 2-3 hour drive from many of the natural wonders, like geysers, waterfalls and hot springs. Reykavik is a relatively small town with…
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Iceland

Iceland Guide: Seeing the Northern Lights

The Northern Lights, also known as the Aurora Borealis, are a magical natural phenomenon that cause the sky to light up with beautiful colors under the right conditions. I had the good fortune of seeing the Northern Lights on three nights in early March outside of Reykjavik, Iceland. The difficulty with writing a guide about seeing the Northern Lights is…
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Croatia

Planning to go to Croatia? 8 Things You Need to Know

Here are 10 things everyone should know about traveling in Croatia.: 1. Most beaches are pebble - bring water shoes For a summer time, Mediterranean vacation I expected to spend some time sitting on the beach, playing in the waves and swimming. What I didn't expect was for these activities to be impossible to do without wearing water shoes/socks of…
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Croatia

Croatia Guide: Ferries

Unlike most of Europe there is not a train system to travel in Croatia. One of the best ways to get between the coastal towns is by ferry. However the ferry systems can be a bit difficult to navigate. There are multiple ferry operators and none have very clear websites. We traveled from Dubrovnik to Split via the Krilo ferry.…
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Croatia

Croatia Guide: Zadar

Vibe - Chilled out, Local, Easy Zadar (pronounced Zad-er) was the last stop on our trip and something we added to the itinerary as a bit of an afterthought since it was a short drive after visiting the Plitvice Lakes. In retrospect, I'm very glad we found it and highly recommend Zadar. It is a smaller city which is both…
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Croatia

Croatia Guide: Disappointment at Plitvice Lakes

I’ll start out by putting all my cards on the table and say I didn’t really like Plitvice Lakes. Part of the problem was my expectations. Before visiting the lakes I spent months on Pinterest and Instagram looking at photos of Croatia and some of the most beautiful pics were of the Plitvice Lakes. While the lakes are still very…
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Croatia Guide: Split

Vibe - Young, Trendy, Party Town After spending a few days in Dubrovnik I finally felt like I could breathe in Split. Split is still a large and crowded city but it does not feel overrun with tourists the way Dubrovnik does. The restaurants and cafe’s in the old town offer a good mix of locals and visitors. Split is…
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