German Christmas Markets and Beyond: A Trip to Thuringia in December

Though I've traveled Europe pretty extensively over the last few years, one thing I've never managed to do is visit a Christmas market. I've mostly spent my time in Europe in summer (and sometimes the autumn), mostly to maximize daylight hours for sightseeing, so it just hadn't happened yet. When the opportunity came up to explore the Thuringia region in Germany with Jane of A Taste of Koko right before Christmas, I jumped at the chance. 

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The Quick Guide to Visiting FICO Eataly World in Bologna

FICO Eataly World finally opened to the public on November 15, and I was lucky enough to visit it on its first Saturday open to the public. What luck that my trip to Bologna coinciding with the opening of the world's largest agri-food park! Below you'll find everything you need to know for planning your own trip to Italian food paradise.

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10 Places You Must Visit in Scotland

Scotland is one of my favorite countries on the planet - that's probably why I keep going back to it so much! While in college, I spent a semester at the University of Glasgow, and I took advantage by trying to see as much of the country as possible. I feel like I've covered quite a lot of ground in Scotland, from Ayrshire and Dumfries to the East Lothian Coast, to Orkney and Isles of Lewis and Harris. Here's 10 places you should check out when planning your grand Scotland adventure.

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9 Places to Visit in Budapest During Your Cruise Stop

ast month, I was invited to experience Viking River Cruise's Romantic Danube cruise. The cruise departed from Budapest and spent 7 days sailing up the Danube, making stops in Vienna, Krems, Passau, Regensburg, and Nuremberg along the way. I loved exploring all that Budapest had to offer during my time there, but I know how hard it is to decide where to go when you only have a day somewhere. So, here's a few photo stops I recommend making in order to see the prettiest places Budapest has to offer.

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7 Days In Ireland With Shamrocker Adventures

Back in August, I spent 7 days on the road with Shamrocker Adventures exploring all over Ireland, including the Giant's Causeway, Derry, Galway, Inis Mór, the Cliffs of Moher, Killarney, and Blarney Castle. The first day of the tour, we made our way up to the small town of Ballintoy, home of the famous Carrick-A-Rede. You've probably seen the rope bridge in photos before. The bridge forms a link between the land and the island of Carrickarede and is 20 meters long and 30 meters high above the Atlantic. It's a photo opp you just can't miss in Northern Ireland.

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