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    Europe Travel

    34 Best Places to Visit in Europe in Winter

    Fewer crowds, Christmas markets, and even the chance to see the northern lights… here are some of the best places to visit in Europe in winter! Whether you’re anxious to find some winter sun or experience the coziness of wrapping up while it snows outside, Europe in winter has so much to offer. Of course, I haven’t been able to visit all of the best places to visit in Europe in winter (yet), so I reached out to a few of my fellow bloggers for their suggestions! Best Places to Visit in Europe in Winter: WESTERn Europe Amsterdam, the Netherlands Recommended by Karen of Local Holland Amsterdam, the Netherlands is…

  • Addie standing in front of Öxarárfoss Waterfall in Thingvellir National Park, Iceland
    Europe Travel,  Travel Photography

    Iceland in December: 50+ Pictures That Will Inspire You To Go

    Think winter is the worst time of the year to visit Iceland? Think again. Fewer crowds and the chance to see the northern lights make Iceland in December one of the best times to go! Still not convinced? Well, they say a picture is worth a thousand words, so how does 55 sound? I spent 5 days in Iceland in December last year and had the absolute time of my life. From Christmas cheer (and curious child-eating Christmas cats) to sights that took my breath away by simply being there, Iceland is a land like no other. Here’s 50+ pictures of Iceland in December that prove it. Iceland in December:…

  • Black sand beach on the south coast of iceland, a must-see during 5 days in Iceland
    Europe Travel,  Travel Itineraries

    5 Days in Iceland // The Perfect Iceland Itinerary for First-Timers (who don’t want to rent a car)

    Contrary to popular belief, you don’t actually need a car to see Iceland. While images of road trips around the island are probably the first thing that pop into your head, they’re not the only way to see this absolutely amazing country. Whether you’re spending 5 days in Iceland travelling solo and don’t want to drive alone, don’t want to brave the winter roads, or just don’t want to spend each night in a new place, seeing Iceland without a car is totally possible! How? By basing yourself in Reykjavik and taking guided day trips to the surrounding area. I spent 5 days in Iceland in December based in Reykjavik…

  • Addie staring out at Gulfoss lit up during Golden Hour
    Europe Travel

    The Best Golden Circle Tour // Get Off-The-Beaten-Path With Eastwest Iceland

    Disclaimer: I was welcomed as a guest on EastWest Iceland’s Golden Circle & Waterfalls tour. All opinions, as always, are my own. By far one of the most popular day trips from Reykjavik is the Golden Circle, the popular tourist route consisting of Þingvellir National Park, the Geysir Geothermal Area, and Gullfoss Waterfall. Many people rent cars and drive the route themselves, but going on a guided Golden Circle tour is another common way to experience the trip. Because of its popularity, there are absolutely loads of tour companies to choose from should you not want to drive for one reason or another (like not wanting to deal with the…

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    The Best Snæfellsnes Peninsula Tour // How to Take A Snaefellsnes Day Trip With Eastwest Iceland

    If you’re looking to go on a Snaefellsnes day trip, there’s no better way than to take a Snæfellsnes Peninsula Tour with EastWest Iceland. Here’s my full review! (Note: I was a guest of EastWest Iceland in exchange for my honest review. All opinons are, as always, my own.) There were a few things I knew immediately when I booked my trip to travel solo to Iceland this past December. Number 1: there was no way in hell I was going to drive on my own on treacherous winter roads. If I wanted to see more of Iceland outside of Reykjavik, I was going to have to go on some…