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Finland: Lake Näsijärvi Reflections

Virrat boat sheds before storm

Whether you like it or not the summer is turning to its end and it’s time to think back to summer trips of this year. I made a couple of trips abroad – and more than a couple of domestic trips. Since for me summer is the time for domestic travel.  The Finnish lakeland is my number one summer destination ...

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Southern Konnevesi National Park in 24 Hours

Southern Konnevesi, Finland

Southern Konnevesi National Park is one of Finland’s 40 national parks open to everyone to explore on foot or by boat. We made a short trip to this new national park located in Konnevesi and Rautalampi in the Finnish lakeland.  My post shows you what you can do in Southern Konnevesi and how to get there. We took a boat ...

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Queenstown Autumn Walk Photos

Queenstown beach view

In this post I will show you beautiful photos on a Queenstown autumn walk as a part of our road trip in New Zealand. Queenstown on the South Island of New Zealand is in a beautiful setting on the north shore of Lake Wakatipu, backed by the mountains.   Because of its beauty and its central location in the middle of South Island Queenstown has ...

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Porto de Galinhas, Brazil: Beach and Rock Pools

Porto de Galinhas jangada reef tour

This post shows you Porto de Galinhas, Brazil that has amazing coral reefs just offshore and the best beaches of Brazil. Porto de Galinhas is an isolated tourist resort that is internationally pretty unknown. But the Brazilians have many years in a row voted it the best beach in Brazil. What makes Porto da Galinhas in Pernambuco, Brazil that special? Is it the huge expanse of soft, white ...

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Queenstown Day Trips by Car

Queenstown Day Trips Arrowtown

This post shows you two Queenstown day trips by car: Arrowtown and Lake Wakatipu shores. Both are self drive trips from Queenstown and the first of them follows the east shore of Lake Wakatipu south to Kingston. The second trip brings you to the postcard-pretty mining settlement of Arrowtown 20 km north of Queenstown.  You can make both as separate ...

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Cruise the Barrier Reef: Agincourt Reef Cruise

Snorkeling at Agincourt Reef

What is it like to cruise the Barrier Reef and what are the reefs like? How do you spend your day on a reef cruise? We took an Agincourt Reef cruise from Port Douglas and had a perfect day out on the sea. Agincourt Reef located at the very outer edge of the Great Barrier Reef. The Great Barrier Reef consists of 3000 reefs and ...

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Driving from Cairns to Daintree

View of Port Douglas Harbour

This post shows you a self drive itinerary from Cairns to Daintree in the tropical north of Australia.  I will show you Palm Cove and Port Douglas and tell you how to visit Mossman Gorge. Before crossing the Daintree River with a ferry we will relax on the white sands of Wonga Beach and spot wild crocodiles on a Daintree river cruise.   Captain Cook Highway that we drive ...

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Getting Around Bangkok by Boat

Bangkok by boat

This post tells you how to explore Bangkok by boat and I will also include a Bangkok ferry map. There are good boat connections on the Chao Praya river, Bangkok’s central waterway. What is best, Bangkok’s main sights and old town are all by the river. We will first take a Chao Praya river boat to Chinatown. Then we will take a river ...

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Antalya to Kemer on a Sea Bus

Locals in Yoruk Park, Kemer

Instead of using a bus you can make a day trip from Antalya to Kemer on a sea bus. There is a direct sea bus connection twice a day and the journey takes an hour. We took the morning ferry from Antalya to Kemer, a beach destination 30 km away on the coast. Kemer has a good choice of beach hotels. We tried ...

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Walk in Kaleici, Antalya Old Town

Kaleici, Antalya Old Town

This post tells you what to see in the historic Kaleici, Antalya Old Town. Kaleici was even prettier than I could imagine and perfect in size to explore all on foot. As we wanted to explore Kaleici, Antalya Old Town we booked a hotel right in its oldest part and strolled in the old town and around it. My post is ...

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