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…

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…

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…

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…

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…