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The Happiest Countries in the World Are…

happiest countriesWhen looking into traveling to new places have you ever thought about what the happiest countries in the world might be? If you answered no, well neither have I.

I like to think that I’ve traveled my fair share, although definitely not enough! Some places have stood out as being happy or maybe just friendlier. If I had to pick one destination that would be at the top of my list, I’d go with Bali, Indonesia.

Today, March 20 is the International Day of Happiness according to T+L. Continue reading The Happiest Countries in the World Are…

Reaching Travel Milestones

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During our recent trip to the Middle-East Gulf States, Kim, Lucas and I visited four countries. It was the first time visiting all of these countries for Kim and Lucas, while I had visited one of them previously.

On the trip, a couple of travel milestones were reached- one for Lucas and one for myself.

So what kind of milestones could’ve been reached while traveling some of you might wonder? Continue reading Reaching Travel Milestones

Lonely Planet’s Top 10 Countries 2015

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Newspapers, magazines and travel websites are always coming out with lists of top countries to visit for the upcoming year.

I’m always curious to see which countries make the top countries lists. Even more fun is seeing how many we’ve been to and how many we’d like to go to in the future. These kinds of lists can even be a good way to get some trip ideas and travel inspiration. Continue reading Lonely Planet’s Top 10 Countries 2015

Quiz: How Many Countries Can You Identify From A Photo

How well do you think you know countries around the world?

Maybe you know their history, politics, food and culture. But what if you were given just one picture? Do you think you’d do well then?

When I came across a new quiz from Buzzfeed- How Many Countries Can You Identify From Just One Picture, I didn’t think I had much of a chance. Continue reading Quiz: How Many Countries Can You Identify From A Photo

How Many Countries Can You Name in 15 Minutes?

I’m not much of a fan of video or computer games. I feel like there’s much better things to be doing with my time like writing a travel blog!

However, there is one game that I love to play from time to time…

A few years back I came across a fun online game where you are given 15 minutes to find out: Can you name the countries of the world?

Continue reading How Many Countries Can You Name in 15 Minutes?

Lonely Planet’s Best In Travel 2014- Top 10 Countries

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 Lonely Planet’s Best In Travel 2014 sounds like an interesting reference guide. It offers the best trends, destinations, journeys & experiences for the upcoming year.

While I’ve never purchased this kind of guide, I love skimming through them, seeing what made the list for the upcoming year. For Lonely Planet to come up with their results they used information provided by LP staff, authors and online community.

A list of interest to me was the Top 10 Countries for 2014. I wouldn’t necessarily use this list to help me decide where to visit next but it’s fun to see what is supposed to be hot for the new year.

Continue reading Lonely Planet’s Best In Travel 2014- Top 10 Countries