Destination: Tallinn, Estonia

Small, but promising, the Estonian capital has in recent years been getting a lot of traction as both a prominent hub for startups and tourism. Especially after its long and arduous history being ruled by various powers like Sweden and Russia, Tallinn today is a growing city that still retains much of its historic charm, … Continue reading Destination: Tallinn, Estonia

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Destination: Aarhus, Denmark

Denmark might be a small country, but there's so much more to it than just Copenhagen, its capital. Granted, I didn't know about any other places in the country to visit, and it wasn't until my family and I arrived in Aarhus during our ten-day journey through the Scandinavian countries. Although we would only have … Continue reading Destination: Aarhus, Denmark

Destination: Copenhagen, Denmark

In the summer of 2012 following my first year in college, I went on a trip with my family to northern Europe for the first time. We spent eight to ten days primarily in the Scandinavian countries, with brief jaunts in Berlin and St. Petersburg. It was something new and unexpected, as I had little … Continue reading Destination: Copenhagen, Denmark

Destination: Chartres, France

Chartres is a medium-sized town located about an hour's train ride from Paris. It's known for its exceptional cathedral, along with a lively town center full of shops and restaurants for locals and visitors to enjoy. I would be doing a short day trip to Chartres while in Paris for a couple of nights, following … Continue reading Destination: Chartres, France

Destination: Kutaisi, Georgia

The city of Kutaisi is the third most-populous in Georgia, after Tbilisi and Batumi. Located about 220 kilometers (140 miles) west of Tbilisi, this small city had briefly been the capital of Georgia between 2012 and 2018, before being passed back to Tbilisi-- it even had a Parliament built, but it was never used! Today, … Continue reading Destination: Kutaisi, Georgia