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The Unique and Incredible Icehotel (Igloo) Jukkasjärvi Near Kiruna, Sweden

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The Icehotel (Igloo) Jukkasjärvi near the city of Kiruna in Sweden is, without a doubt, the best Icehotel in the whole of Scandinavia. I have already visited the Sorrisniva Igloo hotel in Alta, Norway but Jukkasjärvi Igloo is way more spectacular and to my surprise, it is opened all year round. In the summer, only the museum part of the Igloo ...
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How to Visit Abisko, Sweden and Is it Cheaper Than Norway or Finland To See Northern Lights?

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Abisko, a small village in the north of Sweden inside Arctic Circle is considered a prime location to see the Northern Lights. After visiting Lofoten and Senja islands in Norway we had a couple of days before flying back home and decided to visit Abisko National Park. Abisko is considered a budget destination to see the Northern Ligh...
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5 Best Places to See Northern Lights on Budget

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Northern lights (Aurora Borealis), is a dream of many people to see at least once in their life. Tourists from different parts of the world travel to Norway, Sweden, Finland, Iceland and Alaska to see this incredible natural phenomenon during the dark and cold Arctic winter. I have been lucky to see the ...
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How to Visit Zugspitze, Hiking Trails and Complete Guide

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The Zugspitze, at 2,962 m above sea level is the highest mountain in Germany near the town of Garmisch-Partenkirchen and runs along the Germany-Austria border. Being on the Austrian-German border, there are possibilities to visit either from Germany or Austria by taking the cable car or hiking one of the five hiking trails.  This blog&nbs...
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The Incredible Oulanka National Park | Myllykoski Rapids | Pieni Karhunkierros hiking trail | Lapland Finland

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The Oulanka National Park in southern Lapland near the city of Kuusamo is one of the most beautiful and magical national parks not only in Finland but in Europe. The national park is famous especially for its pristine winter scenery which is absolutely breathtaking. We visited Oulanka national park during Christmas holidays and did Pieni ...
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Riisitunturi National Park, Frozen Snow Trees and The True Winter Wonderland in Lapland Finland

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Riisitunturi National Park is world-famous for its stunning photogenic winter sceneries with snow trees and a true winter wonderland. I have been to many places in my life but Riisitunturi is literally something special and my favourite place in Lapland. The moment, we left our car and entered the national park, we were in complete awe of this...
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Iso-Syöte, Pikku-Syöte and Syöte National Park - Winter Wilderness in Lapland

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It has been a dream to see the snow-covered frozen trees in Lapland, Finland and Iso-Syöte was our first destination after landing at Oulu airport, which is one of the closest airports to the National park and we were speechless to see such a wonderful place. Syöte National Park is located approximately 150 kilometres from the Arctic...
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Slieve League Cliffs and the Best of Donegal County in One Day

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Slieve League cliffs, also known as Sliabh Liag, the highest cliffs in Donegal county, Ireland are considered as the most beautiful cliffs in Europe rising hundreds of meters directly from the Atlantic ocean. The highest point is over 601-meters, making them three times higher than the famous Cliffs of Moher. I spent a...
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7 Awesome Things to Do in Montenegro

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Montenegro, blessed with rugged mountains, historical medieval villages, stunning white beaches and fjord-like Bay of Kotor has a lot to offer to its visitors. Ideally, you should spend a couple of weeks to explore the country but if you are short on time, we have short listed 7 7 of the best places to go in Montenegro. All...
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How to Spend 2 Days in Montenegro

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After travelling in Croatia for a week, we drove from Dubrovnik to Kotor Bay in Montenegro. Our initial plan was to spend 10 days in Croatia but after talking to a friend and doing some research on the internet we changed our plans to spend at least 2 days in the Bay of Kotor. The pictures looked incredible and we couldn't wait to visit this i...
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Driving in the Faroe Islands and The Best Way to Travel (Car Rental, Bus or Hitchhiking)

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We spent 7 perfect days travelling in the Faroe Islands by renting a car at Vagar Airport and driving around. The Faroe Islands are small and very easy to get around by either renting a car or taking public transport. This blog contains all the information that you need to know before visiting the stunning Faroe Islands.  Renting a C...
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Saksun the Fairytale Village and Saksun to Tjornuvík Hike

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Saksun , a picturesque remote village only 45 minutes drive from Torshavn is a combination of towering cliffs, waterfalls and stunning traditional 200 years old turf-roofed  farmhouses . It is absolutely one of the most beautiful and idyllic places in the Faroe Islands and a must-see with a permanent tiny population of only eigh...
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Exploring Gjogv and Hike to Ambadalur

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Gjogv , an Idyllic village famous for 200 meters long sea-filled gorge is one of the most beautiful villages in the Faroe Islands on the northeast of the Eysturoy island. We spent a day driving from the village of Eiði passing Slættaratindur, the tallest mountain on the Faroes, exploring Gjogv and h...
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How to Visit Kalsoy and Hike to Kallur Lighthouse

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Kalsoy , one of the most beautiful Faroe island is a perfect day trip and with the possibility to extend it by staying overnight  camping or renting a hut on the island . The biggest attraction of the island is the hike to Kallur Lighthouse on the edge of the island. This blog is an ultimate travel guide with all ...
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How to Hike to Sørvágsvatn, The Lake Over the Ocean

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Sørvágsvatn also is known as Leitisvatn , it's a lake on the cliffs over the ocean is one of the most beautiful and popular hikes on the Faroe Islands. This lake is 40 meters above the sea level surrounded by cliffs, it can give the illusion of higher altitude from certain perspectives than it actually is and an easy 2...
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Gasadalur & Múlafossur Waterfall Hiking Guide

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There isn't a better way to see the iconic Mulafossur waterfall & the village of Gasadalur than hiking the centuries-old path which villagers used to take until the completion of the Tunnel in 2005 which links Gasadalur to the rest of the Faroes. The hike itself is easy and the path is well trodden with v...
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Why a Trip to the Faroe Islands isn't Complete without Visiting Mykines

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Mykines , among all the Faroe Islands, is the most beautiful island. The nature on the Faroe islands is unspoiled, unexplored & unbelievable and on Mykines you will have the chance to experience it the most. We stayed overnight on the island but its a popular day trip and mostly tourists return back in the afternoon. Th...
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7 Must-Have Experiences in the Faroe Islands

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The Faroe Islands , one of the few places in the world where nature is still unspoiled, unexplored and untouched.  The islands provide a perfect opportunity to go off the beaten path to explore the stunning natural beauty without being far away from civilization.  The Faroe Islands seems remote but in reality, they are...
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Faroe Islands Camping Guide, Everything You Need to Know Before Camping

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The Faroe Islands have a number of designated camping sites with great facilities. We spent 7 days in the Faroe Islands and camped every night. Before our trip to the Faroe Islands, we were very nervous as we couldn't find sufficient information about the camping sites and the facilities available at these sites. This blog ...
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How Long to Spend in Hvar? Is it Worth Visiting?

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Hvar Town , is just a short ferry ride from Split and well connected with surrounding Islands and Dubrovnik, tucked in between islands of Korcula and Brac. To address the subject in question, it is perfect to visit for a day. Before coming to Croatia, we searched the web extensively to try to find two islands to spend one day each. In the...
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