Sylvan Lake, Alberta: Not Just a Summer Destination

Every Albertan has probably been to Sylvan Lake in the summer. Cars driving in circles searching for a place to park, blankets lined back to back on the beach, a mile long line for Moo’s,…

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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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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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Vilsteren: a Hotel in the Dutch Countryside

While in Zwolle, we stayed at a hotel in the Dutch countryside – Herberg de Klomp Charme Hotel. It’s located in a tiny village called Vilsteren, about 20 minutes northeast of Zwolle. A country retreat…

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