Marie Degener Troelsen

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7 countries where you can travel on $30 a day or less

There are countries all over the world where, thanks to the low cost of living and (in some cases) strong U.S. dollar, it's possible to get around on a very low budget.<p>Traveling on the cheap is certainly not for everyone and it often means making a few sacrifices, but choosing the right place to …

Travel

6 Incredible Volunteer Programs to Make Your Travel Dreams a Reality

What if we told you that you could live out all of your wanderlust fantasies while making a difference to the lives of people around the globe? If …

How And Why We Should Be Eating More Vegetables For Breakfast

Let's catch up with the rest of the world.<p>We’re here with a friendly reminder: the average person is supposed to eat two and a half to three cups of vegetables a day, according to My Plate.<p>For some people, that’s an easy feat. For others, hitting that goal can be little trickier. Here’s the easiest …

Healthy Eating

9 magical Europe travel destinations you’ve probably never heard of

While most tourists flock to Europe’s main attractions of Paris, London, and Rome, there are many other beautiful hidden gems around the continent …

European Travel

Smart DIY home ideas for eco-friendly living

Green. Natural. Sustainable. The list of adjectives used to describe eco-friendly living seems to proliferate almost as quickly as cute critter …

9 Gorgeous Fields Of Flowers Worth Traveling To See

<i>For</i> Architectural Digest<i>, by Lindsey Mather.</i><p>Fresh flowers instantly brighten up a home, so imagine being surrounded by millions of them. These nine fields of flowers around the world offer spectacular, mood-lifting views of narcissi, poppies, tulips, bluebonnets, sweet peas, wildflowers, and other …

Cherry Blossom

Top 5 Europe travel destinations to visit this summer

While most of us out there crave an extensive vacation travelling across Europe, this is not always a viable option for a lot of people. Anything …

The 10 Most Colorful Places in the World

Spring is in full swing, y’all! It’s *finally* time to ditch the dull grays of winter and live life in color. But who are we kidding — we always live in color, especially when it comes to travel. Whether it’s spring break with the squad or much-needed PTO, we like our destination as bright as the …

How to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint as a Traveler

You don’t need to quit flying in order to be more environmentally conscious—but there are steps you can take to minimize your carbon footprint.<p>Flying is one of the most celebrated inventions in the past century, and for good reason: It enables us to reach our destinations faster than ever before, …

Sustainability

These Are the Best Undiscovered Beaches in the World

A certain type of New Yorker has complaints about the beaches in Tulum, Mexico, Saint Barth's, or Mykonos in Greece. “Why escape New York,” they ask, …

Must-try food experiences in London, the food capital of the world

<b>Tour Review: SideStory’s Sweet and savory baked treats in the East End</b><p>In London’s ever-changing neighbourhoods which play host to frequent pop-ups, …

Chai around the world: 6 genius tea hacks that will change your life

Everyone loves a great cup of tea now and then, but did you know that the leaves in your cup may have more uses and benefits than you realized? Take …

9 Apple Cider Vinegar Hacks to Make Your Life Easier

Looking for a miracle liquid to solve all your problems? Look no further than apple cider vinegar – a magical elixir that will provide more uses than …

Switzerland for nature lovers

Nature had one of her finest moments in Switzerland. Where else can you find such varied and intense beauty – colossal glaciers, raging falls, hidden valleys and 4000m mountains – in such a small country?<p>On foot or skis, by bike or raft, with karabiner or paraglider, the Swiss have harnessed these …

Day Trips from Paris: 6 Uniquely French experiences you can’t miss

The French capital is chic, vibrant and has much to offer – but if you’re looking at a gorgeous green escape from the city, we’ve listed the top day …

Italy: 12 Fairytale Villages in Tuscany You Can’t Help Falling For

Tuscany seems like it has been painted from the brush of Michelangelo with a dash of Da Vinci thrown in for good measure. Tuscany, a green travel …

How Urban Landscapers Use Native Plants to Create Habitats for Wildlife

After New York City’s High Line park opened in June 2009, it quickly became a trendy model for urban landscapers who wanted to innovate common green …

Touring Amsterdam

Amsterdam is the capital city of the Netherlands. It is most known for its elaborate canals, narrow houses, and its artistic heritage. It is a place …

How to Declutter Your Home with these Handy Hacks

‘Declutter home’ should be on everybody’s house spring cleaning to-do list. Everyone has times when things begin to pile up. It’s never on purpose …

Best Views in Great Britain: Europe Travel in Breathtaking Photos

The British Isles are a travel gem – full of fantastic views and a treasure trove of history. Whether you love towering castles, mythical legends, …

Romance on the rails: Rainforest to Gold Rush route

<b>A romantic train ride on Rocky Mountaineer’s Rainforest to Gold Rush Route between Jasper and Whistler is a ride through Canadian history and</b> …

Combination Travel: Train from London to Paris, then Cruising French Countryside - Skimbaco Lifestyle | online magazine

I have written before about combination travel – combining different destinations on the same trip – and often also combining different …

The world's best train views

The 7 most incredible train trips to take in Europe

If you care more about the journey than the destination, take the scenic route on a luxe European train tour. Get sweeping views of the mountians and hills while you travel in style on these breathtaking train routes.

Eastern Europe

Romance on the rails: 5 train trips to take with that special someone

The flicker of flames in a fireplace on a chilly night. Waves lapping onto a sun-kissed beach. There's something sensual about the sights and sounds of repetitive motion, calming and lulling us into a romantic mood.<p>So it is with a railway journey. As scenery slips by windows, we move closer to our …

How to Take a Solo Luxury Train Trip Through Canada's National Parks

Canada's national parks are free to visit in 2017.<p>Solo travelers looking for a luxurious way to celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary can score a deal …

The Most Stunningly Beautiful Train Rides in America

If you're trying to get from point A to point B as ruthlessly fast as possible, you're not taking a train. But for those who subscribe to the adage …

Trains

The 9 Most Romantic Train Rides to Enjoy With Your Sweetheart

Train Travel: My Ride on the Rocky Mountaineer

By Cacinda MaloneyPhoto courtesy of Rocky MountaineerQuietly, I sat alone in the train station waiting in the brightly lit station. I had arrived too …