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Midnight sun in Norway: where the sun never sets

Midnight sun in Norway: where the sun never sets

For years it had been a dream to experience the inexplicable magic of a midnight sun at the North Cape in Norway, the Northernmost point of mainland Europe. In summer 2016, this dream came true and how else to reach this remote place than by […]

Best places to eat and to drink in New Orleans

Best places to eat and to drink in New Orleans

New Orleans! The Crescent City, NOLA, the Vieux Carre… she is known by so many names and all of them packed with history, flavor and complexity. Few cities in America have embraced so much diversity and devastation into such a compact area. My first plane […]

My temporary life in Beauvais, France

My temporary life in Beauvais, France

Backstory: I graduated from Western Kentucky University in 2014 with a bachelor’s degree in English and French. Soon after graduation, I landed a writing job in an unlikely place—Bowling Green, KY. Ecstatic, I dove in. For two and a half years I worked as a […]

Burano, Italy: the most colorful island in the world

Burano, Italy: the most colorful island in the world

If you’re planning a trip to Venice, Italy, you can’t miss out on the opportunity to visit Burano, the most colorful island in the world. Located inside the Venetian Lagoon, you can reach this small island by local water taxi or vaporetto in about 45 minutes […]

The perfect trip to Jordan

The perfect trip to Jordan

When I first mentioned to our family and friends that my husband Sumir and I were going to Jordan we received one out of two questions: “Why Jordan?”, and secondly: “Is it safe to go there?”. I’ll start with the second response. Jordan has been […]

Christmas shopping: 10 gift ideas under $20 for travelers

Christmas shopping: 10 gift ideas under $20 for travelers

With Christmas just around the corner, it’s really time to start thinking about gift shopping for family, friends and loved ones! And while this might be the most joyous and wonderful time of the year, for someone it might also be pretty stressful and finding […]

Mother-daughter road trip through the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region

Mother-daughter road trip through the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region

Every year my mom and I go on a trip together and this time we spent a few days traveling through the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region in France. I’ve been obsessed with lavender and sunflower fields probably my whole life and last July I finally got […]