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    Reykjavik — The Chill Capital of Iceland (Part 2)

    So, you are finally in Reykjavik, and you’ve booked your tours and highlighted all the sights you want to see. What about where to eat, where to shop, and where to sleep in Reykjavik? During your visit you’ll probably want to grab a bite, pick up some souvenirs, and have a nice place to sleep at the end of the day. Here are a few spots we’ve personally enjoyed, and hope you might consider them for yourself. Where to Eat In Reykjavik With all the cool things Reykjavik has to offer, trying the local cuisine is one of the best ways to get a true sense of where you are.…

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    Reykjavik — The Chill Capital of Iceland (Part 1)

    Reykjavik will have you at “Halló”! The city is a pure blend of poetry, quirkiness and friendliness. Some say that the capital city of Iceland is so compact, that one can explore Reykjavik in just half a day. Not true! There is much more to Reykjavik than one might think. This seaside city is a wonderful destination for solo travelers, couples and families alike. The site of the original settlement is believed to be founded by Vikings around A.D. 874 and named Reykjavik, meaning “Smokey Bay”, because of the thermal springs abundant in the area. The actual town and trading post was established only in the 18th century. Today, approximately…

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    Tulum: Hidden Gem of the Riviera Maya, Mexico

    Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula is one of our favorite beach getaway destinations! On our very first visit in Tulum, while bobbing around in the 80-degree waters of the Caribbean, we were already discussing a return trip. If you haven’t discovered Tulum yet, this post will encourage you to start packing NOW! 😊 Sometimes your body and soul demand a little pampering in the form of a tropical paradise. And this is where the state of Quintana Roo in Mexico comes to play. With a variety of all-inclusive resorts, high-end hotels, environmentally-friendly bungalows and reasonably-priced condos to rent, you’re sure to find the perfect accommodations. You fly into Cancun International airport (CUN),…

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    Hawaii: Perfect Getaway Destination for Your Career Break

    Rolling blue waves of the Pacific Ocean licking your sandy toes. Warm gentle breeze on your face. A tropical cocktail in your hand. And no work emails or texts to keep you buried in your phone all day. Wouldn’t that be a perfect beginning to your professional sabbatical? Aloha, Hawaii! Easy destination to get to (especially from the West Coast) and no passport required. Somebody once told us: “There are two types of people in the world: The ones who’ve been to Hawaii once and always come back. And the other ones who’ve never visited Hawaii, and never will.” We don’t know if it’s true or not, but we are…

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    Our Top 10 places to visit in Barcelona

    Barcelona is a perfect travel destination while on a career break. The vivaciousness of the city in all its bright colors, rich food, and awesome laid-back attitude is exactly what one needs to get re-charged and re-energized. Gaudi’s architectural genius will make you giddy with awe and delight. It is a wonderful place for rediscovering your inner child. If your inner child is a little bit of an oddball, Barcelona has that covered too! Here are our Top 10 places to visit in Barcelona: La Rambla and La Boqueria Barri Gòtic (The Gothic Quarter) Barcelona Cathedral (Cathedral of the Holy Cross and Saint Eulalia) Poblenou cemetery Museum of Funeral Carriages…