Visiting Iceland’s Blue Lagoon

During our 25 hour layover in Iceland, my companion and I managed a visit to the Blue Lagoon. I booked the Comfort ticket online ahead of time. It was an obvious choice for me, including…

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One Day Iceland Itinerary

On the way home from our Netherlands trip, we had a 25-hour layover in Reykjavik, Iceland. I was so thrilled – from what I’d heard, you can see quite a bit during that time. We…

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Amsterdam & Beyond: 10 Day Netherlands Itinerary

Our trip to the Netherlands was a whirlwind. You can probably tell by this Netherlands itinerary. Like many of my holidays, I try to make the most of my vacation days and pack as much…

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Netherlands’ Cutest Villages: Edam, Marken, & Zaanse Schans

After exploring much of eastern Netherlands, it was time to see the west. The villages of Marken, Edam, and Volendam were on my radar, thanks to Pinterest. Marken was our first stop, located on a…

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The Dutch Island Texel

Our day began with a long drive north to Texel, including driving over the largest dyke in the Netherlands, Afsluitdijk. The dyke separates the sea from the lake, and is just another great example of…

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