Helsinki, Finland

I arrived in Helsinki, Finland in November 2014. The sky was gray and it was cool enough to wear a lightweight jacket but still not freezing cold yet. I flew on Finnair from Paris to Helsinki which was a nice …

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Around the World in 180 Days

When I dream of a really great big travel adventure, I’d figure out if around the world in 180 days is doable. Let’s see…. Start off by determining there are 7 continents in the world to visit. Divide 180 / …

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Unknown Territory

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I went into unknown territory yesterday… Well, actually I didn’t TRAVEL to a place so much as I went there on my own through blogging. This is actually about the technical aspects to blogging that every blogger faces at some …

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How to Learn French Language in France

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What are some ways to learn French language in France? How to learn French language in France is through immersion. One of the best ways to learn a new language is to go on a travel adventure to the country …

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The Ultimate Pre-Travel Checklist

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23 Things to Make Your Travel Easier Save yourself a lot of trouble by following the ultimate pre-travel checklist before you travel. I have done every single one and offer up my experienced advice to help you have a smoother …

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Tsarkoye Selo, Russia

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Russia Travel to Tsarkoye Selo The Tsarkoye Selo means Tsar’s Village. It dates back to the 17th century. It is a small enclave reached by a 30-minute bus ride to Pushkin, Russia. It is not to be missed, though I …

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7 Weeks in Europe

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What does it feel like to come home after 7 weeks away in Europe? I’m 2 days back but my body still says it’s Paris time urging me to awake when its early morning dark outside at home. Adjusting is …

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St. Petersburg, Russia

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St. Petersburg, Russia This was an incredible experience! Forget all the worries about Russia not being friendly to Americans! I had the pleasure of meeting a variety of friendly people many who spoke English. From Uber drivers, to my AirBnB …

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Hotel in Biarritz: Best Western Plus Karitza

Here is a review on a hotel in Biarritz that I would recommend. It is the Best Western Plus Karitza. (There is another Best Western hotel in Biarritz but this is the one I like) In trying to find a …

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Driving to Biarritz, France

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Driving to Biarritz, France I drove from Bordeaux to Biarritz in the SouthWest of France. It is normally a 2.5 hour drive but I wanted to see the gigantic sand dunes near Arcachon so I stopped there. It was the …

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