Let the Asian adventure begin!

Time to leave the dark, cold winter weather behind and head for some sunshine in a warmer climate. The plan: two weeks in Southeast Asia, covering Singapore, Siem Reap in Cambodia, and Phu Quoc in Vietnam. A little bit of the big city, some history and culture, and some lazy days on the beach and … Continue reading Let the Asian adventure begin!

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Planning a visit to Cuba? 

Cuba is definitely worth a visit, as it's very different compared to many other places in the world. And due to that, there are some things that are good to know when heading there for the first time. Here's a little collection of hopefully useful tips! The Essentials Water: Buy it when you can, as … Continue reading Planning a visit to Cuba? 

Seafood, Brews, and an Underground Adventure in the Emerald City

Jetlag with a ten hour time difference = waking up without an alarm at six am after only three hours of sleep. That just meant a whole long day of exploring Seattle, beginning with coffee and a hefty breakfast of biscuits, grits, eggs, and gravy at Biscuit Bitch. It happened to be Memorial Day and the … Continue reading Seafood, Brews, and an Underground Adventure in the Emerald City

A Quick Trip Down South: Overnight Visit to Tallinn

Tallinn, so easily and quickly reached by ferry that it's sometimes jokingly called "Southern Helsinki" by Finns, is the perfect place for a weekend getaway. Hattivatti joined up with a group of girlfriends for a one-night stay in the Estonian capital city in mid-May. The timing was great weather-wise: plenty of sunshine meant plenty of … Continue reading A Quick Trip Down South: Overnight Visit to Tallinn