Bergen as your gateway to the fjords

Bergen is marketed as the ‘Gateway to the Fjords’; it’s where countless excursions to glaciers, Fjords and mountains depart from, and the ease of getting to some of Norway’s most incredible landscapes was probably the main reason we wanted to go there.

via 10 things to do in Bergen, Norway – Sophar So Good

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Počitelj – History resting on the banks of Neretva river

Built in a natural amphitheatre along the Neretva river, this old Ottoman town is one of the best preserved examples in the region. On top of the hill lies a fortress which you can climb up to the top for fantastic views of the town and surrounding area.

via Mostar and Around – Once Upon A Backpack

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Apulia, Trulli incredible

It’s both a blessing and a curse that more people don’t know about Apulia (Puglia). And what I mean is that for those who do know and have visited, they fall in love with the charming towns and beaches and fresh seafood and delicious wines.

via Puglia: Trulli Incredible | Trains, Planes, and Vino

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Landmannalaugar is not your easy Sunday morning

Imagine a wide open area with black volcanic soil, lava rocks and colorful mountains patched with snow. Welcome to Landmannalaugar, one of the most beautiful areas of Iceland. A place where only the toughest Icelandic people live.

via Landmannalaugar Iceland – Mute Photography

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Dinan, movie set on the banks of River Rance

Have you ever visited a town and believed you were in a set of a movie? Stepping into the quaint medieval town of Dinan and you feel like you have been transported back the medieval era. This is exactly what I felt when I visited the citadel a few weeks ago.

via Charming Medieval Town of Dinan – SecretMoona

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Happiness filled my soul in Ramsau

We found it! An off the beaten path destination that stole our hearts. That made time feel as if it stood still. Tucked away in the Bavarian Alps lies the quiet, little, quintessential, dream-like village of Ramsau.

via Ramsau – Quintessential Village in the Bavarian Alps – No Compass Wanders

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Snowdonia, a full spectrum for the senses

Snowdonia is known for its wet weather, but variation is the spice of life. On a grim day its moody and then when the sun shines, the region sparkles with crisp clarity. In the summer, the hours are long and in the winter, the peaks are coated with snow.

via 4 reasons I love Snowdonia | Katrina Megget

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White Cliffs of Dover, icon of Britain

This landscape was surprisingly different to any other I had seen before – which is just what I had hoped for. The cliffs were high and dropped straight into the ocean. When standing on top of them there were no restrictions. You’re only barrier was your level of comfort with standing so close to the edge.

via White Cliffs of Dover  – Another Sharing Project

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The old city of Dordrecht celebrates its history

If you are looking to venture a city this summer, consider the old township of Dordrecht! Its rich history is still reflected in its medieval houses, merchant mansions, harbor quarters with warehouses, museums and churches. Dordrecht has almost 1,000 monuments to justify this.

via VISIT DORDRECHT | I Becoming Dutch

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Will Blokhus let you in on a secret?

We continued northwards and ended in the tiny town of Hune, near Blokhus and a beautiful beach. Although Blokhus itself made us think there was a secret we weren’t being let into! It had a tinge of a well known Lincolnshire seaside resort about it.

via Our travels begin: Denmark – The backpacking sweets

Header photo by: Dennis Silva (Flickr)