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Eat Like an Icelander: Food Tour with Wake Up Reykjavik

Eat Like an Icelander: Food Tour with Wake Up Reykjavik

When I was in Iceland earlier this month, I had the privilege of taking my first ever food tour with Wake Up Reykjavik, a local food and beer tour company started by two friends, Daniel and Egill. While I knew we would be making six stops on the tour, I had no idea what to...
Snorkeling Silfra With Scuba Iceland: Floating Between the North American and Eurasian Tectonic Plates

Snorkeling Silfra With DIVE.IS: Floating Between the North American and Eurasian Tectonic Plates

One of the most unique and memorable experiences of my life was snorkeling Silfra earlier this month. Silfra is a freshwater fissure located in Thingvellir National Park in Iceland. The fissure was created as a result of the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates breaking apart, and the water in the fissure is one of...
Stay in Style: Canopy by Hilton Reykjavik City Centre

Stay in Style: Canopy by Hilton Reykjavik City Centre

As soon as I walked into Canopy by Hilton Reykjavik City Centre, I immediately felt at home. The rustic, cozy ambience reminded me of my own home back in Chicago, and the simple and clean Scandinavian design made me reimagine how my own apartment would look with these neat pieces. I’ve had the privilege of staying...
Best Restaurants and Bars in Toronto 2017

6 Best Restaurants and Bars in Toronto 2017

Having lived in Toronto from 2010-2015 and visiting frequently since, I have seen its increase in popularity as one of the hottest up and coming cities in North America for tourists, and especially young people, to visit and even to relocate. As the city has increased in popularity, its food and drink scene has also spiked,...
5 Reasons Why You Should Try Airbnb (Plus $40 Coupon Code)

5 Reasons Why You Should Try Airbnb (Plus $40 Coupon Code)

Although Airbnb has been around for a few years, many people are still hesitant to try it due to concerns with safety, cleanliness, and the overall experience of living in someone else’s home. However, most of these concerns are unfounded. For example, a portion of your rental fee goes directly to cleaning, so cleanliness is typically not an...
2017 Best Packable Travel Daypack Review: NeatPack

2017 Best Packable Travel Daypack Review: NeatPack (Plus Promo Code for 10% Discount)

We’re all about traveling light, but with that comes certain challenges. One of the biggest challenges is having to pack another bag inside our 20L travel backpack for day trips and other excursions once we arrive in our destination. Last year we discovered the Tortuga Packable Daypack, which provided us with ample storage for everything...
What We Loved, Hated, and Learned From Our 2016 Travels

What We Loved, Hated, and Learned From Our 2016 Travels

As we reflect back on 2016, there is so much we want to share about our travels. Rather than spewing out every detail of every trip and every tidbit of travel knowledge we gained, we thought we’d highlight some of our most memorable moments based on what you want to know. Thanks to everyone who...
The Ultimate Guide to Surviving Holiday Travel

Amazon’s Top 10 Bestselling Travel Books – December 2016

As a full time attorney, I spend my days reading contracts and legal documents, so my idea of a relaxing evening does not consist of reading. However, the one time I do get through my reading lists is when I travel. Long flights are the best time for me to get through a good book, especially...
33 Practical Gift Ideas for Travelers

33 Practical Gift Ideas for Travelers

In the United States, after we stuff our stomachs with turkey on Thanksgiving, we embark on a mission to empty our wallets in true consumerism fashion. As Americans gear up for “Black Friday,” the unofficial start of Christmas shopping, stores across the country are posting steep discounts, and this includes online stores as well. While I...
Hostel Review: City Backpackers Hostel Stockholm

Hostel Review: City Backpackers Hostel Stockholm

At the recommendation of a friend, I stayed at the City Backpackers Hostel Stockholm in November 2015 for two nights while traveling solo through Scandinavia. As an avid hostel stayer with both positive and negative experiences, I would highly recommend City Backpackers Hostel Stockholm to anyone traveling to Stockholm, but especially for solo travelers, as it...
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CHICAGO: Reunited for the weekend!! We’re spending the day camping out at Allis and getting some much needed work done - what are your weekend plans? Let us know in the comments!
Taking a break from Bermuda posts to wish everyone a very happy Valentines Day!
BERMUDA: this is the City Hall & Arts Centre, located in downtown Hamilton, the capital city of Bermuda. It exemplifies the term all-in-one, as it is a government center, national gallery, society of arts, and theater, all in one building! Do you have buildings in your town that do it all? Let us know in the comments!
BERMUDA: more sunny Bermuda pics to feed your winter wanderlust! Bermudan roofs are uniquely white and stepped to help assist in catching rainfall and storing it in tanks under the homes 🌧
BERMUDA: anyone else wishin for a bit of this good weather and beautiful sunset right now?? Bermuda is a dream of an island!
JAPAN: throwback to the zen, calming nature of Japanese gardens. Meanwhile in Michigan and Chicago, blizzards are raging and temps are definitely in the negatives 😪

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