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48 Hours in Berlin: A Complete City Itinerary

Berlin will always hold a special place in my heart. It's such a broad and unique city with an incredible amount of things to do. From castles to WWII sites to parks made from abandoned places, all punctuated with obvious influences from the number of different countries that have occupied it, it's like the city has an identity crisis.  But that's all what makes it so uniquely Berlin. 

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Hiking the Best of Interlaken, Switzerland for Cheap! {Day Two}

As I said in my last post about this trip, Switzerland in general is not a cheap vacation. But enjoying the beautiful alps doesn't have to break the bank at all! In Interlaken, there are a number of hostels or cheap hotels, and if you pack smart, you can get away with spending less than $50 / day. And, in a place like Interlaken, those $50 goes a long way in terms of what you get to see! 

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Hiking the Best of Interlaken, Switzerland for Cheap! {Day One}

Visiting Switzerland, the incredibly beautiful, eco-friendly, efficient country, is an absolutely amazing experience, but it's no secret that it definitely is not cheap!  I found that you can actually have an incredible and cheap mountain experience in one of the best hiking destinations in the world - Interlaken -  if you plan ahead and pack smart. 

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Escape from Berlin: Castles and Boutique Shopping in Potsdam, Germany

It's nearly impossible to get bored in Berlin. The spread out city, with tons of different cultural elements, can cater to a types of interests. With everything it has going for it, it's no shock that the city can be bustling.  Every once in a while, it's nice to take a break from all that, and the western town of Potsdam is the perfect retreat. 

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Why Picturesque Dresden, Germany is a Must Do Day Trip from Prague

Only a two hour train ride from Prague, Dresden, Germany is an easy case to make when considering candidates for day trips.  It's beautifully reconstructed old town and popular art museums bring tourists from all over the world. But: no matter what you're into: art, architecture, history, outdoorsy-things, culture, etc. Dresden has something for everyone... 

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Cinque Terre for the Active: Hiking All 5 Cities in One Day

Typically the beautiful Cinque Terre that rests along the rugged coast of north western Italy is not really known as an active destination. Rather in the last twenty years, these cities have become popular for their romantic seaside views and pastel colors. However if you're up for it, you can hike all four trails connecting each of the cities in a single day, getting a great dose of activity and absolutely amazing views along the way. 

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The Perfect Afternoon to Feel Like You Saw All of Porto, Portugal

Despite how amazing this city is, Porto, Portugal was originally not one of our intended destinations when we booked our flights ! Our friends - who were going around the same time - reached out to us and proposed a meet up in Porto and I'm so glad we did. We ended up only having an afternoon to explore, and we ended up getting to see so much! 

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5 Reasons Why Norway Is The Best Destination for Solo Travelers

Deciding where to go on a solo adventure can be super overwhelming. You have no one but yourself to please, which makes your options seem endless. However, being a solo traveler in Norway has a couple notable advantages over being solo in many other countries, meaning I found my experience to be enhanced by traveling by myself in Norway.

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Island Hopping through Gothenburg's Archipelago

Situated on the west coast of Sweden, Gothenburg - the country's second largest city - is known for its dutch-like canals, lively commercial districts, fika (coffee break) stops, and more. On almost every must do in Gothenburg list however, isn't one of the city's features, but rather is a day trip south of the city to the charming and seclusive archipalegos.

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