Under the Tuscan Sun: Finding Sunflower Fields in Tuscany

June, July and August fill the Tuscan countrysides with fields of golden sunflowers. If it’s these you seek, you’ve found the right post! Fall in love with Tuscany and all of its rolling hills, from the olive trees, vineyards and sunflower fields. I was in Tuscany the beginning of July. The buds have bloomed, fields were golden and buzzing with honey bees. My summer under the Tuscan sun was pure bliss.  Starting in June, and depending on the wether, the buds start blooming. The bloom is peak around the last week of June all through July and if weather…

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A Summer in Iceland: A Camping Adventure

I recently returned from Iceland this summer and wanted to share my experience. If you can remember I went for the first time back in the dead of winter(January). Here’s a link for my winter guide if you haven’t seen it. Iceland is very interesting in the fact that it rarely has Spring. Spring comes and goes before you know it. Summer in Iceland can become quite chilly but it is a totally different world compared to what winter looks and feels like. Summer brings cooler weather, lambs, Puffins and fields wild flowers to the island. It’s an amazing site…

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Sweet Escapes: The Perfect Spring Vacation Destinations

Spring is almost here and if you’re looking for ideas for some sweet escapes, you’re reading the right post! From the Caribbean to Japan, France and the Grand Canyon just to name a few. Check out some of my favorite springtime destinations.

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Snow Covered Evergreens in Finland’s Gorgeous Lapland

Crossing the arctic circle on our Scandinavian tour was a pretty exciting point for me. On our arrival in Kuusamo, the airport was as tiny and empty as you could imagine. It was 9:30pm and we still had to pick up our rental car. Luckily it was right across from baggage claim. We loaded the car and headed to our cabin in isolated parts of Ruka. Circling our path 5-6 times and trending through snow that came up to my knees, but we finally found our cozy little cabin. Needless to say, it took us no time to start…

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Winter Chills and Spellbinding Sceneries in Iceland

It’s a been awhile, but I’m finally back! 3 weeks in Scandinavia flew by like a daydream. From packing to planning and everything in between. It’s been so much fun to spend my first winter seeing real snow! Going from humid & sunny Georgia weather to frigid & windy Icelandic weather was a sure shocker. Give it 5 minutes and you’ll forget about the weather. No seriously! I wasn’t sure if my body felt numb to it or the utterly stunning landscapes of Iceland took over my senses. Probably a combination of both… From waterfalls galore, volcanic activity to…

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