What to see in Iceland: Myvatn

North Iceland is home to the beautiful lake region of Myvatn. With an area of 36.5 square kilometers, it is Iceland's fourth-largest lake, although its size is just one of the qualities that attracts guests throughout the year. It is also home to some incredible geological formations, with a great flora and fauna and it is surrounded by many incredible sites. After all, the lake is one of the main points ...

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Iceland on the road: North-west Iceland among seals, waterfalls and fjords

According to some, north-western Iceland is not among the most interesting regions of the island. But if you love unspoiled nature, seals and whales, waterfalls, fjords (other than those visited in the Westfjords), then it's definitely worth visiting North West Iceland. From June 8, 2019, visiting North Iceland is easier thanks to the Arctic Coast Way, a real on-the-road tourist route that runs 560 miles (900 km) through the fjords from ...

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What to see in Iceland: Westfjords

Heart-pounding roads, breathtaking views, wonderful waterfalls, red sand, wild seas, cliffs overlooking the sea where only the screams of the birds and the hissing of the wind echo. All this is Westfjords region. A remote and isolated region visited only by 14% of travelers in Iceland, which, despite the very adventurous dirt roads, is definitely worth it. What to see in Iceland: Westfjords, how to get there To visit the Westfjords, you have ...

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Hotel in Reykjavik: perfect for the Golden Circle!

Just outside Reykjavik, ready to go on a road adventure in Iceland, Hotel Laxnes welcomes the traveler with typical environments in a truly strategic location. Hotel Laxnes is located in the Mosfellsbær, a 10-minute drive from downtown Reykjavik. The hotel is perfect for all nature-loving tourists and, staying a bit away from the lights of the Icelandic capital, it is the perfect place to admire the Northern Lights! Golden Circle ...

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Rent a car in Iceland: all the information to drive in Iceland

3300 km of Icelandic roads. Narrow roads, paved roads, dirt roads, sun, rain, fog, mountain roads, gravel, paved roads, unpaved roads, men at work... At least 30 sheep that crossed the road, thousands at the side of them, numerous birds at risk of being run over. Driving in Iceland: how to choose your car The choice of the car in Iceland depends first of all on the itinerary you intend to take. For a ...

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Visiting Santorini with children

The story of Santorini tells about sea and fire, about submerged cities and vanished civilizations, about sunsets and volcanoes. If you plan to visit Greek islands, you will surely have browsed a guide and come across a view of Santorini, with the blue domes, which act as a union between the sky and the sea passing through the white of the houses. Santorini is sunsets. Santorini is the caldera with magnificent ...

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What to see in Gozo: Malta with children

It's a perfect destination for Easter and for spring holidays, with a mild climate and easily reachable from many Italian airports with low-cost flights. If Malta surprises you, a long weekend with children in Gozo will give you a unique experience. For our long Spring weekend we decided to stay in Gozo. A small island that has a lot to offer, both from the naturalistic/hiking and from the cultural point of ...

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A museum where you can learn sustainability: Pilke

What do you know about the great forests of the North? Pilke in Rovaniemi, nestled in Finnish Lapland just a stone's throw from the Arctic Circle, is the right place! Much more than a museum, Pilke is a real Science Centre that will allow you to explore the current forest problems and to know many curiosities about the forests. Complete the experience with Pilke Shop, which offers products that deal with ...

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How to choose a family hotel in Rome

Rome is the Eternal City, with a thousand monuments, always filled with culture and Italian beauty... but it is so hard to find a good family hotel in Rome! How to choose a family hotel in Rome The offer for an accommodation in Rome is huge and among many hotels, B&B, resorts, houses and villas you can really get lost! Not always 5-star hotels have good offers and services for families and ...

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Finland Low-cost: visiting Finland on a small budget is possible!

Low-cost travels in Scandinavian countries are generally not too simple: with some foresight, though, it is possible! Visiting Finland low-cost: who said that on a small budget you can't travel?! We discover together how to save on all the various items of the trip... Are you ready to find out how to save money? Visit Finland low-cost: flights Often the most expensive item, especially if you have more children with more than 2 ...

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Visit Northern Finland: Oulu, the coast and the Gulf of Bothnia

Northern Finland has variegated traits: the atmosphere is rather rural and becomes almost remote towards the border with Russia, overlooking the Gulf of Bothnia you begin to breathe a more cosmopolitan and maritime air. That's how after Karelia, Kajaani, Rovaniemi and Lapland, we discovered another face of Finland, visiting Oulu, Finland's fourth largest city, boasting a Swedish past and that is now a favorite destination for thousands of tourists and national ...

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Scandinavian design in Helsinki: Design district, shopping destinations and a culinary stop

If you think Scandinavia is the home of design, you're not mistaken. But if you think Finland has a marginal role, well, this time you're wrong! Finland not only gave birth to Alvar Aalto but it is also the real home of design: it is not only Artek, the Finnish design company founded in 1935 by Alvar and Aino Aalto, it's Iittala, Marimekko, Arabia, Aarikka, Jopo... Design comes in daily and ...

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Holidays in Salento with children: paradise has a name and is called Vivosa Apulia Resort

We live near the sea, on Italian Adriatic coast, we lived abroad in many cities on the sea, we traveled so much... and after the long weekend spent at Vivosa Apulia Resort my question was: why didn't we travel here before?! Salento stole our heart, and the merit is not only a locality that represents an Italian tourist excellence: the merit is mainly of that paradise that Vivosa Apulia Resort represents ...

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