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Category Archives: Europe
On our journey around Iceland’s Ring Road we had many destinations we wanted to stop at along our route. What we didn’t realize was that there would be so many more beautiful sites along our journey around Ring Road. Below are … Continue reading
The Ring Road, or Route 1, is a road that loops around the entire country of Iceland. If you are heading to Iceland and have plenty of time I definitely recommend leaving the capital city of Reykjavik for some of … Continue reading
Traveling around Iceland is easy by car due to Route 1, otherwise known as the Ring Road. Route 1 circles the entire country (minus the Snaefellsnes Pennisula) and allows visitors to easily see many of the different landscapes and tourist … Continue reading
During our 8 day trip in Iceland, we knew one thing we had to do was go whale watching! While there are multiple areas in Iceland to take off on a whale watching tour, we chose to embark from Akureyri, the … Continue reading
The city of Venice, Italy is made up of many islands – over 100 of them! Most of the islands that make up the city are all connected by hundreds of bridges crossing canals and it’s so easy to walk … Continue reading
Snorkling at the Silfra Fissure at Thingvellir National Park was one of the highlights of our trip around Iceland’s Golden Circle (more about the Golden Circle here!). Fissures are long narrow cracks in stone that are the results of an earthquake … Continue reading
If you don’t have much time in Iceland but still want to see some sights outside of the capital, Iceland’s Golden Circle is the perfect day trip from Reykjavik! The Golden Circle can be visited either by renting a car … Continue reading
The Blue Lagoon, a geothermal spa known for its milky waters, is a easily one of the most recognized places in Iceland. We visited the Blue Lagoon to unwind on the last day of our 8 day Iceland adventure. Ordering your tickets online in advance is … Continue reading
Our last stop on our two week Eurotrip this past spring was in Venice, Italy! We spent two and a half days there and knew that we had to see Piazza San Marco, one of the busiest squares in the … Continue reading