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Europe

iceland: land of fire and ice

I recently visited Iceland, the land of fire and ice, and this spectacular destination has made its way into my heart and onto my list of favourite places in the world. Nature’s bounty abounds here: volcanoes, glaciers, mountains, geothermal waters and the Northern Lights make it one of the world’s most breathtaking countries. A short […] Read more…

I Lost My Passport in Tallinn, Estonia

This past summer, I took a 12-day cruise on the ultra-luxurious Seabourn Sojourn. The itinerary was as follows: Copenhagen – Stockholm – Helsinki – St. Petersburg – Tallinn – Szcezcin – Warnemünde – Copenhagen. Totally thrilling, right? Right. That is, until things went wrong. The day we docked in Tallinn, Estonia my boyfriend and I […] Read more…

keep calm and carry on

Before we get back to my European adventure (a Mediterranean cruise through the Turkish and Greek islands, followed by a stop in London), I wanted to share my latest love with you. I always find it difficult to find great artwork for my home. It’s rare that I seem to find an affordable piece of […] Read more…

welcome to the athenaeum intercontinental, athens

Our Seabourn Odyssey cruise deposited us in Athens. While the ship was continuing on through the Mediterranean, Athens was our last stop. And although I was sad to disembark the luxury vessel, I was very, very excited to explore the ancient city of Athens. More on that later. First, the hotel. We checked into the […] Read more…

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