Northernmost Capital Reykjavik

February 3, 2018

Reykjavik (pronounced as REYK-ya-veek) sits just above the 64th parallel north, making it the world’s northernmost capital city of a sovereign state. Located in southwestern Iceland, a Nordic island country that has Greenland as its nearest neighbour nearly 300km away. It is home to more than 123 000 people, or more than one-third of the total …
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20 Stunning European Cities To Visit In Your 20s

July 29, 2014

 Update: after July 2015, 13/20 cities visited! My score: 11/20 cities visited! From major metropolises to charming, overlooked locales, Europe is brimming with cities everyone should visit. But where does a penny-pinching, adventure-seeking twentysomething even begin when it comes to traveling Europe? The big players — London, Paris, Amsterdam — are great. Those should be …
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chasing the lights in Iceland

December 31, 2013

Our expedition to chase the northern lights (aurora borealis) in Iceland failed because the elusive lights were playing hard to get with us despite four nights spent here, camping in the dark every night hoping to catch a glimpse of them. Nevertheless, in my opinion, it was my best Christmas in my life ever, thanks …
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planning for northern lights trip

July 6, 2013

Chasing the northern lights is not a cheap and easy thing to do, because usually you have to travel to remote freezing regions in the northern part of the country and you have to fork out large sums of money. Hence I am planning my trip for this Dec 2013 and hope that some kind …
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