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2 Days in Tallinn, Estonia

2 Days in Tallinn, Estonia

My first blog post EVER was about my desire to visit Estonia. Back in 2011, that would have cost me an arm and a leg. A few blog websites and 6 years later, I am finally in the capital of Estonia, Tallinn. Before I go […]

A Day in Helsinki, Finland

A Day in Helsinki, Finland

I took the cruise to St. Petersburg the day I arrived into Helsinki. I didn’t explore Helsinki during my arrival. I was exhausted from the lack of sleep sitting in coach for 12 hours. I immediately checked into my airBnB and slept until 3pm. I […]

A Day in St. Petersburg, Russia

A Day in St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg is a spectacular city filled with architectural influences from Europe and Russia. I arrived in St. Petersburg aboard the Peters Line cruise. Sadly, my cruise couldn’t dock for 3 hours due to the weather conditions. My 8 hour tour was now cut down […]

How to Travel to Russia Without a Visa

How to Travel to Russia Without a Visa

Want to visit Russia without paying for a pricey visa? I’m here to tell you that it’s possible but there are a few guidelines. Last month, I embarked on a journey that landed me in St. Petersburg for a day. You can travel to St. […]

Quick Guide to 7 Days in the Baltic Sea

Quick Guide to 7 Days in the Baltic Sea

One of the most fascinating things about visiting the Baltic Sea is that you can visit several countries in just a short span of time. You won’t get to see the cities in depth but you have access to a variety of city capitals including: […]

Quick Guide to 3 Days in Switzerland

Quick Guide to 3 Days in Switzerland

I dream of inhaling the crisp fresh air as I hike through the Alps. I see myself sitting on the mountain side devouring milk chocolates, creamy cheeses, and sipping warm refreshments as I admire this gorgeous panoramic landscape. My short visit to Switzerland surpassed my […]

How to Pack for Ecuador

How to Pack for Ecuador

Ecuador is a fascinating country canvased with stunning picturesque landscapes, neighborly natives, and exotic cuisines. There is a phrase in Ecuador: All You Need is Ecuador. It’s true. Ecuador is surrounded by the Andes, the Amazon, and the Galapagos Islands. As desired as Ecuador is, […]

Ecuador: Day 4 – Otavalo to Quito

Ecuador: Day 4 – Otavalo to Quito

This is our last day in Ecuador and we have a huge lineup. Let’s see what we can squeeze in today. Destinations: 1. Cascada De Peguche 1st stop, Cascada De Peguche, a waterfall within the bustling city of Otavalo. The drive from our hotel to […]

Ecuador: Day 3 – Amazon to Otavalo

Ecuador: Day 3 – Amazon to Otavalo

After hours of traveling, driving, and days of waking up early, we decided to take it easy on day 3. On the schedule: spa and street markets. Destinations: 1. Termas de Papallacta Termas de Papallacta is the famous thermal spa in Ecuador. The spa is […]

Ecuador: Day 2 – Banos to the Amazon

Ecuador: Day 2 – Banos to the Amazon

Luis is already waiting for us when we sat down for a quick bit to eat before we voyage on to our next adventure. On the menu today: fresh fruits, warm rolls, and huevo (eggs) cooked to our preference. The weather now is overcasting but […]