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Murano, Burano, Torcello, and more!

In addition to the main island of Venice, we knew we wanted to explore the outer islands, the most famous of which are Murano, Burano, and Torcello. For that, we decided to get a 3-day vaporetto (watertaxi) pass so that we could explore the islands as well as the canals of Venice. Each of these … Continue reading »

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Reunited with Venice – My first true love

In hindsight, Venice was my first true love. Not only did I fall in love with the place but also with the experience. As with any first love, Venice holds a special place in my heart. Let me explain. At the tender age of 15, my naïve eyes opened wide to the world when I … Continue reading »

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Reykjavik and Surrounds

If you know us, you know we don’t like cities. So why did we spend 3 days in Reykjavik? Why, to have better access to the Northern Lights tours, of course! (Are you sick of hearing about them yet?!?!?) During these 3 days we spent more time out of Reykjavik than in it. Here’s our … Continue reading »

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Our Northern Lights sightings…

We visited Iceland in winter with the sole purpose of seeing the Northern Lights. While we were determined to have a great time even if we didn’t see them, boy was it nice that we were able to catch a glimpse. Makes all these cold temps and copious layers of clothing worth it! What are … Continue reading »

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Introduction to Wintry Iceland

Visiting Iceland in winter may seem crazy to some, but what can I say, we wanted to see the Northern Lights — so here we are! Chalk this one up as a bucket list trip. And since we’d recently seen Iceland in summer, it seemed only right to visit in winter too! This trip is … Continue reading »

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