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How to survive a long-haul flight?

How to survive a long-haul flight?

I have lived through a fair share of long-haul flights. Everyone who’s ever flown for more than 10 hours knows that it can be a bit of a drag. Personally, I don’t mind long flights as long as I come well prepared. How you dress…

Tip 3: Travel insurance is your best friend

Tip 3: Travel insurance is your best friend

You can save in several ways when traveling but insurance is not something to skimp on. There are four types of coverage that can be included in travel insurance: trip cancellation and interruption insurance, baggage and personal items coverage, emergency medical insurance, and accidental death…

My favorite travel resources

My favorite travel resources

I am sure everyone has their own favorite travel resources, but I decided to share mine. Travel planning and booking transport, accommodation, activities and restaurants has become super easy in the digital age. Sometimes, however, you may feel overwhelmed by all the options that are…

Tip 2: Only make a rough itinerary

Tip 2: Only make a rough itinerary

…and never stick to it religiously My view when it comes to planning your stay in any destination is that less is more. It does make sense to make some kind of plan or list of things you would like to see and do during…

New blogpost series

New blogpost series

I decided to start a new weekly blogpost series, called Tuesday travel tip. The idea is that I will post a tip every Tuesday based on something I have learned when traveling. Let’s see how many tips I come up with, once I run out,…

Tame pelicans and exceptional Japanese food

Tame pelicans and exceptional Japanese food

Monday was our last day in Florida before the flight back home on Tuesday. We decided to head out to Lauderdale-by-the-Sea to check out Anglins Pier and the beach. Anglins Fishing Pier is the longest pier in South Florida but not all of it is…

Seafood and river cruise

Seafood and river cruise

We had no actual plans for Saturday, so we headed out on a mission to find a few things friends had asked us to bring back to Finland. On the same adventure we also did some more shopping for ourselves at Pembroke Lakes Mall and…

Everglades and heavy shopping

Everglades and heavy shopping

On the second morning in Florida we had breakfast at the house and hopped in the car to head to the Everglades. We had bought tickets online for Coopertown Airboat that has been in operation since 1945. We arrived at Coopertown Airboat around 11 am…

Seeking sunshine in Florida

Seeking sunshine in Florida

Last year, Christmas awarded us three mid-week days off, so by taking a couple of vacation days we managed to get a long enough vacation to seek sunshine a little further afield. Our choice was Florida and more specifically Fort Lauderdale. We had booked a…

Viinejä joulupöytään

Viinejä joulupöytään

Rosa Viini- ja Ruokakerho toimitti minulle marraskuussa viinejä, jotka sopivat mainiosti joulupöytään. Viime viikkoina olen ehtinyt testaamaan toimitetuista viineistä yhden punaviinin, yhden kuohuviinin ja yhden valkoviinin. Viinien mukana sain myös joukon perinteisiä joulureseptejä, joiden kaveriksi viinit sopivat. Itse en kuitenkaan ole varsinaisesti jouluruokien ystävä, joten…