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  • Things to do in Rovaniemi Finland
    by Laurence Norah on November 10, 2019 at 6:27 AM

    The city of Rovaniemi is found just within the Arctic Circle in Finland. This location makes it the perfect place for taking part in a range of winter activities in Finland. Whilst it’s popular in winter for things like Northern Lights watching, husky sledding, and snowmobiling, there’s a lot more to Rovaniemi than just winter…

  • How to Turn Off Your Camera Flash or Smartphone Flash
    by Laurence Norah on November 3, 2019 at 6:08 AM

    The majority of cameras on the market today, including most smartphones, have some kind of flash system. This is usually used to illuminate dark scenes, such as when you are indoors in a low light situation or outside at night. In most instances, the flash will be set to come on automatically. This means that…

  • Things to do on Islay Scotland
    by Laurence Norah on October 28, 2019 at 4:40 PM

    Found off Scotland’s west coast, around a two hour ferry ride from the mainland, is the beautiful Isle of Islay (pronounced eye-la by English speakers, or eel-ul by Gaelic speakers). The island is well known for its smoky, peat heavy whiskys, and no visit to Islay would be complete without visiting at least one of…

  • A Guide to the Game of Thrones Filming Locations in Northern Ireland
    by Laurence Norah on September 29, 2019 at 5:13 PM

    We loved the Game of Thrones TV show. We also love that our travels have let us visit multiple real world Game of Thrones filming locations, including the Game of Thrones filming locations in Iceland and in Girona Spain. Of course, Game of Thrones was shot at locations all around the world. However, due to…

  • Best Action Camera 2019
    by Laurence Norah on September 22, 2019 at 5:00 AM

    Are you looking for a camera you can take anywhere? A camera that will survive hiking in the rain, snorkelling in the Caribbean, white water rafting in Colorado, or skiing in the Alps? Well, you’re in the right place. With our guide to the best action cameras on the market today, we’re going to help…

  • 10 Green Products for a More Eco-Friendly Home
    by Jonathon Engels on November 19, 2019 at 8:02 PM

    Original content owned & copyrighted by Green Global Travel. As the sustainability movement continues to gain mainstream steam, more and more people are looking for simple ways to live greener. The problem is that most people don’t know how to start going green. But a great first step is to convert from conventional household products to more eco-friendly products for the home. Despite what Keep Reading The post 10 Green Products for a More Eco-Friendly Home appeared first on Green Global Travel.

  • 2019 Atlanta Christmas Events: 50+ Things to Do For Christmas in Georgia
    by Bret and Mary on November 19, 2019 at 2:00 PM

    Original content owned & copyrighted by Green Global Travel. [Updated November 19, 2019]  Everyone knows that we’re passionate about ecotourism and nature conservation. But unless you’re a long-time reader, you might not know that our family is equally wild about spending Christmas in Georgia. From mid-November right up through Christmas Eve, we make a point of attending as many different Atlanta Christmas events as we Keep Reading The post 2019 Atlanta Christmas Events: 50+ Things to Do For Christmas in Georgia appeared first on Green Global Travel.

  • The 35 Best Daypacks for Travel
    by Bret and Mary on November 18, 2019 at 4:15 PM

    Original content owned & copyrighted by Green Global Travel. As frequent travelers who aren’t into long-distance trekking, a good travel daypack is arguably the most important piece of travel gear we take on our trips.  After all, once we reach our destination, our carryon luggage basically stays in our hotel or eco lodge the whole time. But the best daypacks for travel can serve multiple Keep Reading The post The 35 Best Daypacks for Travel appeared first on Green Global Travel.

  • The 20 Best Places to Spend Christmas in the USA
    by Bret and Mary on November 15, 2019 at 7:49 PM

    Original content owned & copyrighted by Green Global Travel. Although many of our blogging friends enjoy traveling to Christmas destinations around the world, we personally prefer a classic Christmas at home with our families.  We really get into the holidays, embracing American Christmas traditions ranging from decorating our house (both inside and outside) with lights, wreaths, and garland to making homemade Christmas gifts.  But Keep Reading The post The 20 Best Places to Spend Christmas in the USA appeared first on Green Global Travel.

  • Exploring Doune Castle, Scotland (aka Castle Anthrax, Castle Leoch, etc)
    by Bret and Mary on November 12, 2019 at 5:00 PM

    Original content owned & copyrighted by Green Global Travel. I’ve dreamed of visiting a place like Doune Castle, Scotland ever since I was a boy. It started when I was 13, after I was cast in a theatrical production of Excalibur! The Story of Young King Arthur. For my research I read everything I could on the subject (including T.H. White’s cycle and Mary Keep Reading The post Exploring Doune Castle, Scotland (aka Castle Anthrax, Castle Leoch, etc) appeared first on Green Global Travel.

  • Vilcabamba Trek to Machu Picchu
    by Sherry on November 14, 2019 at 11:00 AM

    In an effort to bring you some new voices on Ottsworld, here is a guest post from blogger Mark Whitman. Mark has hiked all over the world and I asked him to write someone up on one of the harder hikes he’s done. He chose the Vilcabamba Trail to Machu Picchu – an alternative to The post Vilcabamba Trek to Machu Picchu appeared first on Ottsworld Unique Travel Experiences.

  • Naturally Sweden
    by Sherry on November 12, 2019 at 11:00 AM

    The fire crackled as Sofie put the juniper branch in the fire. This warmth was welcome on this damp, cool hiking day in Jämtland – the southern part of northern Sweden. We had been hiking for about 3 hours through the soft, spongy, treeless tundra towards the border of Norway. This stop for fika, otherwise The post Naturally Sweden appeared first on Ottsworld Unique Travel Experiences.

  • Essential Hiking Gear: An Easy-To-Use Guide For Any Hike
    by Sherry on November 1, 2019 at 7:25 PM

    There are many kinds of hiking–day hikes, multi-day hikes, long distance hiking, circuit hiking, pilgrimages, tramping, bushwalking, trekking, and more. I’ve done and enjoyed them all. Over the years, I’ve gotten a lot of practice at packing the perfect hiking gear for the specific hike I’ve got planned. This guide will help you put together The post Essential Hiking Gear: An Easy-To-Use Guide For Any Hike appeared first on Ottsworld Unique Travel Experiences.

  • You Are Never Too Old for a Mother Daughter Trip
    by Sherry on October 31, 2019 at 10:00 AM

    Sponsored The yurt was chilly so I quickly got into bed, shivering. I snuggled in under the covers, and my mom put her arm around me pulling me close to her and her body heat. That simple action sent my brain spiraling backwards 45 years ago when I would beg my mother to lay with The post You Are Never Too Old for a Mother Daughter Trip appeared first on Ottsworld Unique Travel Experiences.

  • Travel Tiny at Colorado’s Tiny House Resort
    by Sherry on October 29, 2019 at 10:00 AM

    One of my least favorite things to do is going back to a place I’ve been before. I have a bad case of ‘been there, done that’ attitude my whole life. I wish I understood why, but I do know that it is something deeply rooted in my DNA. This need to do something different, The post Travel Tiny at Colorado’s Tiny House Resort appeared first on Ottsworld Unique Travel Experiences.