Six Days in Romania

We visited Romania after spending nine days in nearby Bulgaria. Though we consider ourselves worldly, we honestly didn’t anticipate how different these two countries would be despite being so close to each other. For example, …

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Two Days in Veliko Tarnovo

After traveling to multiple other cities in Bulgaria, we were very excited about Veliko Tarnovo based on the reactions of people we told we planned a visit. We were not disappointed! The city is extraordinarily …

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Four Days on the Bulgarian Black Sea Coast

The Black Sea, once referred to as the “Inhospitable Sea” by the ancient Greeks, is now anything but. We spent four days along the Black Sea coast in Bulgaria, stopping in Burgas, St. Anastasia Island, …

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Three Days in Sofia, Bulgaria

After traveling cross-country in the US with my husband for the past couple of months and having a ball, it required a mental shift to travel abroad for my annual mother-daughter trip. However, Sofia, Bulgaria …

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Copenhagen Day Three

Copenhagen Itinerary: 9:09am Take A Train from Osterport to Hillerod 9:45am Walk to Frederiksborg Castle and National Museum 10:00am Explore Frederiksborg/Take Ferry 1:00pm Take the 930R Train to Helsingor 1:26pm Walk to Kronborg Castle/Consider Helsingor Town …

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Copenhagen Day Two

Copenhagen Itinerary: 8:00am Run to Assistens Cemetery 10:00am Rosenborg Castle 11:30pm Amalienborg Palace 1:30pm Church of Our Saviour and Spire 3:00pm Pop into Christiana (Squatter Community) 4:00pm Danish Architecture Center 5:00pm Netto Boat from Nyhavn 6:30pm …

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Copenhagen Day One

Copenhagen Itinerary: 9:00am Walking Tour/Botanic Garden 11:00am City Hall Tower Tour 12:00pm National Museum of Denmark 2:00pm Christiansborg Palace and Ruins 4:00pm Hans Christian Andersen Fairy Tale House 5:30pm Round Tower 6:30pm Tivoli Gardens/Dinner ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Woke …

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Lithuania Day Two

Klaipeda Itinerary: 4:00am Sunrise Kayak Tour 7:00am Breakfast/Check out of Hotel/Store Bags 9:00am Walking Tour of Magical Statues (find all 15?) 10:00am History, Blacksmith, and Castle Museums 12:15pm Pick Up Bags/Go to Bus Station/Buy Sandwiches? 12:45pm …

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Lithuania Day One

Klaipeda Itinerary: (continued from Latvia) 5:00am Breakfast/Check Out 6:00am Shuttle to Klaipeda 10:30am Arrive in Klaipeda/Drop Bags at Hotel 11:30am Rent Bikes 12:00pm Ferry to Smiltyne 12:30pm Visit Sea Museum/Fortress 2:00pm Explore Curonian Spit on …

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Latvia Day Two

Kemeri: After breakfast, we explored Riga Central Market before catching a train to Kemeri for a day trip. Kemeri, now home to a national park, was once a spa town where folks came to “take …

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