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16 Favourite New Destinations of 2016

In 2016, I visited 24 countries of which 16 were new ones. 2016 has been a most exciting travel year and I’ve experienced a lot and ticked several things off my bucket list. I’ve continued my explorations of Europe, visited my beloved Faroe Islands twice and spent 3½ months travelling through new regions of Asia. To celebrate the great travel year of 2016, I’ve put…

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My Favourite Travel Photos of 2016

2016 has been a glorious travel year. I’ve visited 24 countries, 16 of them new ones, and everywhere I’ve been, I’ve brought my trusty Sony camera with me. Even here in Copenhagen, I can’t live without it. I’ve taken thousands of pictures this year, more than ever before, and choosing my favourites hasn’t been an easy job. It took me a while, but here they…

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The Haunted House of Trakai

The weather was treating us well that day. It was sunny with a bright blue sky and birds singing beautifully above us. Still, there was something dark and mysterious about the house that we had seen across the water several times that day in Trakai. An enormous mansion located at the banks of a lake with a view of the famous island castle. It sounds…

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Photo Diary: A Day in Trakai

On our second day in Lithuania, my mum and I chose to get out of the capital for a bit and head out in the country. We had seen pictures of the famous island castle of Trakai and figured that it would be the perfect place to experience another side of Lithuania. We set off early in the morning and spent the day walking along…

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A Weekend Getaway to Vilnius

Back in July 2015, my mum was browsing a dealsite and came across a 3-night trip to Vilnius for just 700 DKK per person. Earlier that year, my mum and I went on a similar trip to Riga and we wanted to do it again – but to a different location, although still in the wonderful Baltics. We booked the trip and on February 5th,…