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It’s not that I seek out haunted hotels in my travels. Far from it. I’m actually a scaredy cat when it comes to anything haunted, but I like hotels rich in history and character. When…

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Haunted Jekyll Island, Georgia

ghosts sightings at Jekyll Island Club Hotel,

It’s not that I seek out haunted hotels in my travels. Far from it. I’m actually a scaredy cat when it comes to anything haunted, but I like hotels rich in history and character. When…

Relaxing in the Quintessentially English Landscape Gardens

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Welcome to the quintessentially English landscape garden! You probably already know what the essence of the English garden is – unlike the formal and symmetrical French garden, the English ones are more natural. I always…

Walk Through the Latin Quarters of Paris

Paris Latin Quarters

I’ve been asked about the walks I’ve done in Paris, and here’s  my latest one – exploring around Rive Gauche – the Left Bank, and more specifically around Latin Quarters – as the hotel where…

My Finland in 20 Instagram Pictures

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It’s Instagram Travel Thursday again – and now with a new format. Starting this month, we will be hosting Instagram Travel Thursday link collection only once a month, and a new collection linky will be…

Combination travel: Train from London to Paris, then Cruising French Country Side

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I have written before about combination travel – combining different destinations on the same trip – and often also combining different transportation methods, either as means of getting from one place to another, or as…

Interview with Instagram-sensation Konsta Punkka, the Squirrel Whisperer from Finland

Interview with the Instagram-famous squirrel whisperer Konsta Punkka

It was a sunny September morning in Helsinki, Finland, and my two girls and I were desperately trying to find the correct bus stop, where to take the bus outside the city to meet with…

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