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When is the best time to visit Iceland?

When is the best time to visit Iceland?

Popular all year, the best time to visit Iceland is literally any time. It really depends on your travel goals and what you want to see, do and experience while in the land of fire and ice.

For instance, if your goal is to see the Northern Lights, the best time to visit is during the winter months when the nights are long and, on a clear night, the Aurora Borealis puts on a show. If you want to explore the entire island, then the summer months are the best. But what if you want to avoid crowds? Read on…

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Top Destinations & Escorted Tours for Canadians (2023)

Top Destinations & Escorted Tours for Canadians (2023)

If you’re looking for travel inspiration for your next solo female adventure check out these top destinations and escorted tours for Canadians available with low single supplements in 2023 (and 2024). Offered by one of my preferred tour operators, as a solo traveller, the single pricing on most of their escorted tours is low to very low (as low as 20% above the price per person for double occupancy).

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Jardin du Luxembourg – a must-see garden in Paris

Jardin du Luxembourg – a must-see garden in Paris

Just about anyone who’s had Paris on their bucket list has heard of the Jardin des Tuilleries, the landmark gardens that run alongside the Seine between Le Musée du Louvre and the Place de la Concorde. A perhaps lesser-known (unless you’re familiar with all things Paris), but equally splendid garden, is the Jardin du Luxembourg. A must-see in Paris, especially for solo female travellers who love visiting gardens, people watching or both.

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Favourite experience on my one-day Iceland stopover

Favourite experience on my one-day Iceland stopover

On a recent one-day Iceland stopover, I rented a car and toured the Reykjanes Peninsula. One of two solo trips to Iceland in less than a month, I had created an itinerary of all the sights I wanted to see. The recently active Fagradalsfjall volcano, in the Geldingadalur Valley, was one of the main sights I wanted to see. What I didn’t expect was for it to become the highlight of my Reykjanes Peninsula tour and my favourite experience on my one-day Iceland stopover.

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6 ways to travel sustainably in the British Isles

6 ways to travel sustainably in the British Isles

Over the past couple of years, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, many travellers have become more conscious about the way they impact the destinations they visit. Whether you’re travelling to the Caribbean, Southern Africa or Europe, there are several sustainable travel practices you can use to ensure your travel impact is a positive one. Here, I share 6 ways to travel sustainably in the British Isles.

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