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COVID-19 and travel plans

COVID-19 and travel plans

I’ve been contemplating whether to post about the Corona situation or not. My initial thought was not to, but in the end, I decided to do so anyway. The situation is new and foreign to all of us, and everyone is experiencing the effects in…

Tip 8: Eat where the locals eat

Tip 8: Eat where the locals eat

One thing I have learned during my travels is that you find the best food by following the locals. Anytime you find a restaurant is favored by locals it is worth trying. On the other hand, I would advise you to steer clear of places…

The allure of New York

The allure of New York

The world is full of interesting travel destinations. So much so, that you cannot see everything during a lifetime. Regardless, there is always some destination that makes an everlasting impression and keeps calling you back time and time again. For me, that place is New…

Tip 7: Do not overpack

Tip 7: Do not overpack

I’m sure we have all been there, returning home from a trip with half of the items you’ve packed still unused. I certainly know I’ve done this more times than I care to remember. Do you know that “what if” feeling while you are packing?…

7 tropical islands I want to visit

7 tropical islands I want to visit

I’m not much of a beach person and have only visited two tropical island locations: Hawaii and Aruba. Both trips were great, and I was able to find a lot of other activities than merely lying on the beach. Hence, I decided to look into…

Tip 6: Take reviews with a grain of salt

Tip 6: Take reviews with a grain of salt

Don’t get me wrong, reviews can be really useful, and I always check out reviews on accommodation, excursions, restaurants and such. However, I never trust the reviews blindly and have learned to read between the lines. First of all, I trust the masses; meaning that…

Living in a hotel for two months

Living in a hotel for two months

I’m sure many of us have sometimes dreamt of living in a hotel for a longer period. I know I did, before I actually had to live in a hotel for two months. Sure, it was fun at first, but soon the novelty wore off…

Tip 5: Check your roaming settings

Tip 5: Check your roaming settings

Just like so many other things, mobile phones have also revolutionized travel. You basically have the world in your pocket – you can snap a picture just like that, keep in touch with friends and family wherever you are, check addresses, opening hours, etc. on…

Glo Hotel Kluuvi

Glo Hotel Kluuvi

I was able to visit the recently renovated GLO Hotel Kluuvi in Helsinki through an invitation I received at work. The hotel is located in the heart of the city close to the best shopping, entertainment, nightlife and tourist attractions. You are surrounded by restaurants…

Tip 4: Always wear sunscreen

Tip 4: Always wear sunscreen

I cannot even begin to tell you have many times I’ve managed to burn myself thinking there’s no risk of burning on a cloudy day. I am fair skinned and have the red hair gene, which makes me very susceptible to burning. But even if…