Your Day Tours: A Reykjavik Tour Company Review

Iceland has my heart. <3 The best day I had in the country was spent with Your Day Tours, a young travel company competing in the booming tourism market of Reykjavik. I was lucky to take a tour of the South Coast of Iceland with Your Day Tours in December. December has the shortest days of […]

Jumping in the New Year in Copenhagen

 When researching the best spot to spend New Years Eve in Europe, I was centered around flying a Norwegian Air flight for budget purposes, yet spent weeks researching what city to eventually travel to for big celebrations. Low and behold? Copenhagen was the winner! Copenhagen has a number of unique events to celebrate the new year, […]

Stockholm’s Skansen-The World’s Oldest Open-Air Museum

Founded in 1891 by Artur Hazelius, Skansen was created as a result of Hazelius’ idea to create a miniature living Sweden. Today, the museum occupies 75 acres on island of Djurgården. Hazelius’ goal was to showcase complete environments, that is, historically accurate buildings, period costumes and natural landscapes including animals, from across the country in […]

Stockholm Day Trip: Scandinavian History in Uppsala

About a 40 minute train ride north from Stockholm’s Central Station, Uppsala is largely known as a university town, but it is also home to numerous historical and cultural sites. Uppsala Cathedral (“Domkyrka”), the largest and tallest church in Scandinavia, is located at Domkyrkoplan, a short walk from the train station. The rose-hued Gothic towers […]

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