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14 photos that will make you want to travel to the Canadian Rockies in low season!

Here are just a few photos of the incredible beauty of the Canadian Rockies in the winter. I hope they steal your heart and convince you that a wintertime trip to the Canadian Rockies should be on your bucket list! 

7 things you must do in Bergen, Norway

Bergen, Norway has been given many nicknames over the years. It is well know for being the “gateway to the Fjords.” Some have called it “the most beautiful city in the world.” And others warn not to forget your umbrella because Bergen is “the rainiest city in Europe.” While all of those things are true, Bergen has so much more to offer. 

The Ultimate Santorini Hike: Fira to Oia

When I first decided to visit Santorini, hiking was the last thing on my mind. I chose to visit Santorini for the gorgeous whitewashed houses, blue churches and stunning sweeping views. Sure, I thought, I’ll do some hiking up and down the many, many stairs that link these houses up and down the seaside cliffs, but little did I know that the ultimate hike was waiting for me in this gorgeous locale.

9 things you must do in Athens, Greece

Athens is a vibrant city that is full of life, energy and extremely friendly people. It offers a great mix of ancient history and modern art and architecture. Grab ahold of your hat and come along for an amazing adventure!

Hotel Review: Periscope Hotel, Athens, Greece

One thing you might not know about me is that I’m kind of obsessed with good design. So when I was looking for my home away from home in Athens, I was thrilled to find the Periscope, a hotel by Yes!Hotels, a member of Design Hotels. Located in the center of Athen’s hip Kolonaki district, the art-filled Periscope Hotel is definitely a treat for all the senses.

16 photos that will make you want to explore Mainland Greece

When I decided to explore Greece, I chose not to head straight to the picturesque Islands with the whitewashed walls and blue-domed roofs that everyone thinks of when they think of Greece. Instead, I wanted to dive back into the history classes of my youth and explore the sites of Ancient Greek mythology.

17 photos that will make you fall in love with Croatia!

English poet, Lord Byron, described Croatia as the pearl of the Adriatic. And boy, was he right. This tiny country is made up of more than a thousand islands, 11 nature parks, 8 national parks and a long coastline on the Adriatic Sea. All of this contributes to making Croatia one of the most stunning countries I’ve ever seen.