Best Place to Visit in Ukraine

I didn’t know what to expect when I visited Lviv, Ukraine and the Carpathian mountains, but Lviv quickly captured my heart and has become one of my favourite cities in Europe. And for those with safety concerns as of January 2016, most of Ukraine is safe to visit. There is only one area that has a travel advisory. In the post about Lviv below, you’ll find a link to check the most current travel advisory.

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What Kyrgyzstan is Really Like: A 10-Year Old Tells All

Ever wondered what Kyrgyzstan is like? Find out what this Central Asian country has to offer visitors and where it could improve according to Gerda, a10-year old Kyrgyz-Canadian who returned when she was 8 years old.

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How to Get the Most From Your Travels in 2017

If you're like many of us, one of your New Year's Resolutions is to travel more. After all, who doesn't want to? But in my opinion, that's a terrible resolution. Here's why:

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Hiking vs Trekking vs Mountaineering: Why You Need to Know

It's important to know the difference between hiking, trekking, and mountaineering so that you can choose the right adventure for you.

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19 Wonderful Christmas Gifts for People Who Love Germany

If you or someone you care about loves Germany, check out these wonderful gifts to bring a little Deutschland into your life, no matter where you are in the world.

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24 Stunning Photos That Will Make You Want to Travel to Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan is one of the most beautiful countries I've ever travelled to. It's perfect for mountain and nature lovers who are seeking tranquility.

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13 of the Best Eco-Friendly Gifts for Travellers

These eco-friendly gifts are perfect for the environmentally-minded traveller. They're gifts that not only give to the recipient but give back to the planet.

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The Most Beautiful Christmas Markets in Munich

There are a whopping 24 Christmas Markets in Munich, Germany! Here are my top 5 that I recommend visiting to celebrate the holiday season.

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19 Tips for Making the Most of Your Time at the World Nomad Games

The World Nomad Games are an incredible event held in Kyrgyzstan that celebrates nomadic culture. My 19 travel tips help you make the most of your time.

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9 of the Best Wildlife Books You’ll Ever Read

Check out my recommendations for wildlife books that offer engaging storytelling about wild animals. I hope you'll enjoy reading them as much as I did.

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How to Get the Most from Your Visit to a Christmas Market

These seven tips will make your visit to a German Christmas Market a magical one. Be sure to warm up over a mug of Glühwein with friends!

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World Nomad Games: One of the Coolest Events on the Planet

I knew I was in for something special within minutes of attending the World Nomad Games And that was before the headless goats, or the warm yak's milk...

How to Immigrate to Germany: What North Americans Need to Know

5 ways that North Americans can immigrate to Germany from a Canadian who's lived in Germany for over 6 years. Includes how-to tips and personal experience to help you navigate the immigration process.

How to Choose A Trek That You’ll Love

Trekking is a fantastic way to experience a destination. All that fresh mountain air can do

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Hiking the West Highland Way in Scotland: What You Need to Know

The West Highland Way is Scotland's first official long distance walking route, and also its most famous, attracting 15,000 hikers each year! I LOVED it!

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How to Explore the Medieval Treasures of Carinthia, Austria

Carinthia is famous for its alpine mountains and lakes, like the Wörthersee, but it's also home to medieval treasures that many travelers miss!

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5 Reasons to Visit the World’s Largest Pumpkin Festival in Germany

5 reasons to visit the world's largest pumpkin festival in Ludwigsburg,Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Come see for yourself what 450,000 pumpkins looks like!

Travelling Along the Most Beautiful Part of the Danube in Serbia

The Danube in Serbia is worth exploring whether it be by boat or by bike. The highlights include Trajan Table, Decebalus Rock Sculpture and the Kazan Gorge.

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Fun Facts About Camels in Kyrgyzstan

Ever heard of a camel shepherd? I hadn't until I had the privilege of meeting one in Kyrgyzstan who told me these fascinating facts about camels!

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Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany 2016: What You Need to Know

Your practical guide of everything you need to know for celebrating Oktoberfest in Munich for 2016.

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8 Great Adventures to Try in Guatemala

8 great adventures in Guatemala that explore some of the most beautiful parts of the country. They're sure to leave a lasting impression!

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Writing-On-Stone: How to Explore One of Alberta’s Treasures

Writing-on-Stone is a provincial park in Alberta that's home to the largest concentration of aboriginal rock art in North America and some stunning Hoodoos!

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14 of the Best Secret Medieval Villages in Northern Spain

14 of the best medieval villages and historic centres in Northern Spain. Not only are they gorgeous, but many have beaches and incredible coastal views. This unexplored part of Spain is definitely worth a visit.

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Elk Island National Park: One of the Best Places to See Bison!

Elk Island National Park in Alberta is not only one of the best places to observe bison on the entire planet, it's also only second to the Serengeti in numbers of hoofed wildlife!

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Beach of the Cathedrals: One of the Best Beaches in the World!

The Beach of of the Cathedrals (Catedrais Beach) is not only one of the best beaches in Spain, but in the world! No wonder that it's a national monument.

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How to See the Best of Cantabria, Spain in a Long Weekend

Cantabria is known as "Green Spain" with its natural landscapes, caves and over 60 beaches! Picos de Europa National Park was a particularly fabulous find and not what I expected in this part of Spain!