Category Archives: Europe

10 Magical Spots for Celebrating Christmas in Europe in 2021

Christmas in Europe

Are you starting to plan your late-year travels right now? This is a guide to the best places to celebrate Christmas in Europe in 2021.  It details some small, lesser-known destinations, as well as some popular places, like Vienna. This guide also includes information about the activities or Christmas Markets at the destination, plus any […]

Visiting Saltstraumen Maelstrom from Bodø: Tips + What to Expect

Visiting Saltstraumen Maelstrom from Bodø: Tips + What to Expect

One of the most awe-inspiring places Megan and I have ever visited was Saltstraumen near Bodø, Norway.  Saltstraumen maelstrom is the world’s largest whirlpool.  This is a guide for those visiting Saltstraumen and will include practical tips, how to visit from Bodø, Saltstraumen tours, and many facts about this remarkable place. Visiting Saltstraumen Maelstrom from […]

18 Awesome Places to Visit in Ukraine (That Are Not Kyiv or Lviv)

Chernivtsi, Ukraine railway station

There is no shortage of amazing places to visit in Ukraine.  Most of us that have traveled the country extensively know this.  Unfortunately, not everyone has had the opportunity to visit Ukraine beyond Kyiv and Lviv and I think that they absolutely should!   So, I asked a group of travelers where they want you […]

Ultimate Santorini Itinerary: How to Spend 5 Days in Santorini

View from Oia Castle in Santorini

Are you planning to spend 5 days in Santorini (or more)? This Santorini itinerary covers all bases of how to plan the epic trip, including what to do, where to stay, and more! 5 Days in Santorini Itinerary Santorini is a very beautiful island in Greece. It’s a very popular destination and is famous because […]

12 Best Airbnbs in Ålesund (City Center + Budget Options)

Alesund City

There are so many fantastic places to visit in Norway and Ålesund is undoubtedly one of them.  These are the best Airbnbs in Ålesund, Norway – including budget accommodation and city center options. It’s no secret that Norway is an expensive country. However, if you plan accordingly and enough in advance, you can dodge some […]