7-Day Iceland Ring Road Trip Itinerary

Driving around Iceland is pretty simple because there’s only one road. Nicknamed the “Ring Road” – the famous route 1 thoroughfare runs all the way around the island and is considered one of the best road trip adventures in the world. If you’re wondering what can be accomplished in 7 days, check out this itinerary. […]

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The 5 Best Free Hot Springs in Iceland

Iceland is positioned in one of the most geothermal regions in the world. The movement of divergent tectonic plates beneath the island bring magma and heat closer to the surface. This energy combined with large amounts of water around the island creates hundreds of natural hot springs and geysers. I’ve put together this list of […]

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Kyoto: Highlights and Tips

Kyoto came closest to matching the picture of Japan I had painted in my head before visiting. It’s overflowing with ancient temples, shrines, palaces, and gardens. You can feed monkeys and explore a bamboo forest in the same day! Finish every day with some world-class Ramen and you’ve got the perfect vacation. Once the capital […]

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Porto: Highlights and Tips

Nestled along the steep banks of the Douro River lies Portugal’s second largest city, Porto. With a diverse scene full of culture, stunning architecture, delicious food, and trendy nightlife – it’s truly a traveler’s dream come true. The city’s old riverfront center, Ribeira Square, has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage site. As you stroll […]

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Tokyo: First Timer’s Travel Guide

A trip to Japan is like stepping through a portal into the future. You’ll find yourself zooming around on high-speed bullet trains, ordering dinner using vibrant touch screen kiosks, and weaving through an endless sea of neon lighting. Not to mention the electric toilets. There’s so much to see and do that it’s easy to […]

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3 Days in Cinque Terre

This was by far the highlight of our Italy trip. It’s easily the most beautiful place I’ve ever stayed in my entire life. Cinque Terre (meaning 5-lands) is a scenic coastal region of the Italian Riviera than comprises of five small villages: Monterosso, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola, and Riomaggiore. If you enjoy hiking, swimming, and fresh […]

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