Is Oslo Worth Visiting? 10 Reasons to Explore Norway’s Capital (and one downside)
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Is Oslo Worth Visiting? 10 Reasons to Explore Norway’s Capital (and one downside)

Norway’s capital, Oslo, often flies under the radar compared to its Scandinavian counterparts like Copenhagen and Stockholm. As a local who has lived in Oslo for more than half my life, it may come as no surprise that I will say yes, Oslo is definitely worth visiting. This vibrant little capital, nestled between the Oslofjord…

Is Oslo Safe For Solo Female Travelers: Advice From A Local! (2024)
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Is Oslo Safe For Solo Female Travelers: Advice From A Local! (2024)

Is Oslo safe for solo female travelers? Oslo is generally an extremely safe city for solo female travelers, solo travelers, and travelers in general. I have lived in Oslo for 20 years, walking the streets day and night alone as a woman, and I have never had a threatening or uncomfortable experience in Oslo. Statistics…

Fascinating Afro Cuban Religion Tour Havana From A Local (2024)
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Fascinating Afro Cuban Religion Tour Havana From A Local (2024)

When you visit Havana, you will notice some people wearing all-white and colorful beads around the city. This has to do with the Cuban Santeria religion. Centuries ago, the African religion Yoruba arrived in Cuba with enslaved Africans, and today, Santeria is a strange mix of Yoruba and Catholicism. While being based in Havana for…

Navigating Luxury: Royal Caribbean’s Brand New Ship Icon of the Seas Cruise (2024)
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Navigating Luxury: Royal Caribbean’s Brand New Ship Icon of the Seas Cruise (2024)

If you are an avid lover of luxury cruising, you are in for a treat as the introduction of Royal Caribbean’s Icon of the Seas will probably take your on-board adventure to unprecedented heights. The Icon of the Seas headed out on its maiden voyage from Miami in January 2024, a state-of-the-art cruise ship so…

Ultimate Caribbean Packing List From An Expert Traveler (2024)
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Ultimate Caribbean Packing List From An Expert Traveler (2024)

In 2020, I left the polar kingdom of Norway to travel indefinitely in the Caribbean. After four years of travel, I must say I feel competent to provide you with this don’t forget anything Caribbean packing list. Wet and dry (and hurricane) seasons alike, I can safely say I have a few tips about what…

What Continent Is Costa Rica In? Busting Myths (2024)
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What Continent Is Costa Rica In? Busting Myths (2024)

Are you thinking about traveling to Costa Rica? This gem is a popular tourist destination known for its lush rainforests, wildlife, and beautiful beaches, but what continent is Costa Rica in – do you know? I traveled around Costa Rica for over a month, and I loved it – truly a unique destination. In this…

23 Best Things To Do In Manuel Antonio National Park CR!
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23 Best Things To Do In Manuel Antonio National Park CR!

Written by: Carrie Green-Zinn Manuel Antonio National Park is one of Costa Rica’s most popular destinations for tourists, and it is around three hours from the capital, San Jose. Here are some of the top-rated tours and best things to do in Manuel Antonio! The small town of Manuel Antonio and its neighbor, the fishing…

Make The Most Of 2 Weeks In Costa Rica From An Expert (2024)
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Make The Most Of 2 Weeks In Costa Rica From An Expert (2024)

Costa Rica is a stunning country, and it is not very big. With 2 weeks in Costa Rica, you will have time to see all the incredible adventures this country has to offer, including the cloud forest and the coastlines to both the Pacific and the Caribbean Sea. I spent over a month traveling around…

Is Holidays in Cartagena Colombia A Year-Round Solo Destination?
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Is Holidays in Cartagena Colombia A Year-Round Solo Destination?

What is the best time for solo holidays in Cartagena, Colombia, a colonial city with a beautiful walled-in old city, squares, cafes, bars, and buzzing life? This charming Caribbean town will not take long to seduce you! I visited Cartagena solo when I was traveling South America for six months, and for travel itinerary reasons,…