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Iceland Lagoon Etiquette: Blending In

Iceland Lagoon Etiquette: Blending In

One of the most popular activities visitors to Iceland enjoy is visiting one of its many lagoons. The ritual of enjoying the thermo For this post, the lagoons will be divided into three categories. The first category is what I will call the tourist lagoons, frequented...

A 4-Day Iceland Itinerary in Winter (Seriously!)

A 4-Day Iceland Itinerary in Winter (Seriously!)

Icelandair offered a Fire & Ice special including four days and three nights, so how could I resist jumping on the Iceland bandwagon? I’ll admit that it seems like Iceland has been having a banner year for tourism for several years now, and I generally prefer more...

6 Caribbean Ports With Fabulous Beaches

6 Caribbean Ports With Fabulous Beaches

We are all thinking about the trips we have taken and the areas we cannot wait to explore. Any getaway that involves warm Caribbean waters and elegant beaches, and historical and cultural places is an escape worth daydreaming about. But what are the best Caribbean...

Bratislava Travel Guide: The Best Things to do in 48 Hours

Bratislava Travel Guide: The Best Things to do in 48 Hours

Centrally located between the more well-known cities of Budapest and Vienna, visitors to Central Europe should not miss the often-overlooked town of Bratislava. This charming city is vibrant and full of history. And bring your camera since there are so many fabulous...

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Iceland Lagoon Etiquette: Blending In

Iceland Lagoon Etiquette: Blending In

One of the most popular activities visitors to Iceland enjoy is visiting one of its many lagoons. The ritual of enjoying the thermo For this post, the lagoons will be divided into three categories. The first category is what I will call the tourist lagoons, frequented...

A 4-Day Iceland Itinerary in Winter (Seriously!)

A 4-Day Iceland Itinerary in Winter (Seriously!)

Icelandair offered a Fire & Ice special including four days and three nights, so how could I resist jumping on the Iceland bandwagon? I’ll admit that it seems like Iceland has been having a banner year for tourism for several years now, and I generally prefer more...

Is Labadee Haiti Worth Visiting?

Is Labadee Haiti Worth Visiting?

Anyone who has sailed on Royal Caribbean in the last decade or so has probably had a stop in Labadee, Haiti. But what is it, and is Labadee worth visiting? Review the map before disembarking to help orient yourself to the various areas. Lots of beach space! Where is...

About The Common Traveler

Raised as a third culture kid living in South America and Europe, Annick caught the travel bug early. Now that the children are gone, but still saving for retirement, she enjoys traveling in an affordable way and wants to share those ideas.

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