The Land of Sauna – Helsinki, Finland

The Land of Sauna – Helsinki, Finland

We used Helsinki as the entry point to northern Europe. It’s a big city and the capital of Finland with over 629,000 people and an additional 1.2 million people living just outside the city. We think Helsinki is one of those big cities that you either fall in love with or shrug your shoulders and say…..okay, another big city. We enjoyed our stay, but love […]

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11 Reasons to Stopover in Iceland

11 Reasons to Stopover in Iceland

A stopover in Iceland is a great start to your travels into Europe. Iceland is a beautiful country aptly nicknamed the “Land of Fire and Ice” …… with unique landscapes made up of lava fields, bubbling mud pools, geysers, steaming mountains, active volcanoes and, of course, glaciers. The scenery is very dramatic and stark. It is a land unlike any other.   Blue Lagoon The […]

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Tips for Visiting Iceland on a Budget

Tips for Visiting Iceland on a Budget

Iceland is an expensive country. You can visit this land of fire and ice without breaking the bank. We found ways to save money, both getting there and being there. Here are our recommendations and tips to make your visit both affordable and memorable.   1. Airfare Icelandair allows up to a week stopover with no additional charge when continuing on to Europe. Our adventure had […]

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Viewing the Eclipse from almost 10,000 feet at Devil’s Head Lookout

Viewing the Eclipse from almost 10,000 feet at Devil’s Head Lookout

If you were in the path of the total eclipse in one of the 14 states, you had the rare opportunity to see the solar eclipse in its totality. We knew we weren’t going to see a total eclipse from Colorado, so we decided to do the next best thing and combine our viewing with a hike to almost 10,000 feet to the historic Devil’s […]

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Colorado Scenic Byway: Highway of Legends

Colorado Scenic Byway: Highway of Legends

The Highway of Legends is a beautiful 82-mile scenic drive along Highway 12 through the Rocky Mountains in southern Colorado and also serves as an alternate route to New Mexico.  The drive begins or ends at either of the Cities of Walsenburg or Trinidad off Interstate 25. To truly enjoy and experience what the drive has to offer, we recommend taking a couple days to […]

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What kind of RV is best for your adventures?

What kind of RV is best for your adventures?

We are not experts in RVing but having just purchased a 5th wheel and F250 diesel truck we thought we would share a few thoughts on buying an RV. Some of the pitfalls are buying a used RV that has major issues such as water damage/dry rot or a motorhome with an engine or transmission problems.   Don’t fall in love with the floorplan and […]

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