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The Best Food Tour in Athens

I’ve been dreaming about visiting Greece ever since the movie, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants. The people, landscape, and of course food, all looked so amazing. While in Athens for three days we knew a Food Tour of the city was a must to really see what Greek cuisine was all about. Before we arrived I thought Greek food…

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Checking In: Lisbon’s Hub Hostels

For our first few nights in Lisbon, we headed over to Hub Lisbon Patio Hostel for a two-night stay. This is a brand new hostel and only opened Summer 2017, making it only a few months old when we visited. This property is beautiful from inside out. Everyone was fresh and clean which is something important to look for when…

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Swimming in Montenegro’s Secret Blue Cave

While in Kotor, Montenegro we decided to take a day trip to the secret Blue Grotto by speedboat. Speedboat and Submarine arranged a tour for us to visit some of Kotor’s most famous sites including the Blue Cave. The boat left at 9 am with our group and made our way out to the open water. We were guided through…

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Why You Have to Stay at Malmaison in London

Day one of the beginning of our 3 month adventure was a very tiring one. We left Toronto and journeyed on a 7 hour flight on a Boeing 767-300 to our first destination, London, England. After not sleeping on the plane ride there we were nothing but excited to get to our hotel for the night, Malmaison. Malmaison was exactly…

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How to Relax in Seville, Spain

On a four-day trip to Seville we decided to check out Aire Seville and pamper ourselves for the day. We wanted to relax and take some time to enjoy Spain at a slower pace. Plus carrying our backpacks for a few weeks really put a toll on our bodies. All month we had been looking forward to our visit at…

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How to Explore Paris’s Most Famous Museums

What better way to spend a day in Paris than go museum hopping searching for the most famous art works? Well we did just this on our five day trip to Paris as art and architecture are vital components to understanding and embracing the city. We visited Paris’s most famous museums to learn and understand more of the city. We joined…

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Paris Highlights: Climbing the Eiffel Tower

Paris is the city of lights and love. I’ve been dreaming to visit here for a while now and finally had the chance this summer. I absolutely fell in love with the city’s food, culture, and art. It is one of those places you just have to visit in your lifetime! The Eiffel Tower being the most iconic symbol of…

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Sailing Away in Lagos

During our three-month trip to Europe, we wanted to experience something different. We knew we would be visiting a ton of countries abroad and wanted to make our trip memorable. With so many unique destinations and fun things to do around the world, the choice was hard to narrow down. From climbing up the Eiffel Tower to having high tea…

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Staying Connected While Traveling

Staying connected while traveling is easier than ever. With wi-fi, WhatsApp, Skype, and Snapchat, I can chat with my friends and family back home without any complications. I just started my longest trip abroad thus far traveling across Europe country to country. My partner and I knew it was a necessity to stay in contact with our loved ones while…

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Checking in: Hotel Chavanel

I wanted the full Paris experience. A terrace view overlooking the street with a croissant in my hand enjoying the sounds of the city. Hotel Chavanel gave me just this. On our five day trip to Paris, we first checked into Hotel Chavanel the heart of Madeleine (8th arrondissement) for two nights. As we hopped off our bus we made…

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