The Venice of the North – St. Petersburg, Russia

Travel Recommendations

Length of Stay

I recommend at least a week if you are able to take that much time. We only had three days and I wish we had more time.

Transportation

Public transit is all you need to get around the city. It’s so easy!

Lodging

We stayed at a hotel, AZIMUT Hotel St. Petersburg.

Clothing

Being on the coast, it was much cooler than...

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Tips for Starting Your Vacation Rental Off on the Right Foot

Get your property listed with these simple tips:

  • Pictures of a clean and bright home with simple decorative touches. You want to give a good impression.
  • Clutter and personal items put away, no one wants to stay in a place that looks lived in by someone all the time with personal photos on the wall.
  • Welcome Book with check out basics such as what to do with trash/ recycle
  • Provide the basics,...
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First Throwned – Moscow, Russia

Travel Recommendations: Moscow, Russia

Length of Stay

We stayed in Moscow for three full days. We could have definitely done a week and still have more to explore. I would opt in for more time if you can.

Transportation

The public transit was really excellent. We were there during the World Cup and the major stations had sings in English in addition to Russian Cyrillic. I am not sure if that is something they plan to keep or expand.

Lodging

We stayed...

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The City of Spires – Copenhagen, Denmark

Travel Recommendations: Copenhagen, Denmark

Length of Stay

I recommend four full days so you can take a day trip to Møns Klint, Ribe, or Malmö, Sweden.

Transportation

Their public transportation is great, we used the metro for everything.

Lodging

We opted for an AirBnB since it was so easy to get around.

Clothing

We went during the springtime and the weather was perfect. We were told that it rains, a lot. So pack for weather in the 60s...

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La Isla Bonita – Ambergris Caye, Belize

Travel Recommendations: Ambergris Caye, Belize

Length of Stay

During our travels to Belize, we stayed on Ambergris Caye for a week. It was the perfect amount of time to explore the island, go SCUBA diving, and visit the mainland.

Transportation

All the resorts and hotels have bikes or golf carts to rent to get around. I would recommend either...

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The Golden City – Prague, Czech Republic

Travel Recommendations: Prague, Czech Republic

Length of Stay

I suggest you allow yourself four full days to explore the local area and take a day trip to a nearby country such as Slovakia. Don't forget your passports!

Transportation

Prague has an excellent subway and train system; it is definitely the best way to travel. Uber is also available and we used it on two occasions; first, to...

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Rocky Point/Arizona’s Beach – Puerto Peñasco, Mexico

Travel Recommendations: Puerto Peñasco, Mexico (Rocky Point, Mexico)

Length of Stay

We stayed three nights and it felt like the perfect length of stay. Just enough time to really relax

Transportation

You can pretty much drive your car wherever you want to go but it can get confusing not knowing the area and the random stop signs. Cabs are readily available to take you where you need to go. It pretty much costs $20 to get from your resort to...

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City of the Seven Towers – Lübeck, Germany

Travel Recommendations: Lübeck, Germany

Length of Stay

The city of Lübeck is pretty small, you probably only need one full day to check everything off your list. However, the area is quite lovely and would recommend a couple days.

Transportation

We walked to every place we wanted to see. There is public transportation that includes bus and a light rail.

Lodging

Besides a few hiccups, I would recommend renting a flat. The area is easy to get around...

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The City of Parks – Malmö, Sweden

Travel Recommendations: Malmö, Sweden

Length of Stay

One full day is all you need here. The city is not very large so one full day will probably suffice. Be mindful of opening time. Things didn’t seem to open until 11 AM.

Transportation

The city is quite walkable with plenty of public transportation.

Lodging

We did not stay the night in Malmö but think an Air BnB/rental would be lovely.

Clothing

Be prepared for it to rain any day....

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Pearl of the Danube – Budapest, Hungary

Travel Recommendations: Budapest, Hungary

Length of Stay

Budapest is a very large city but you can definitely fit most of the tourist destinations in 2 days. I would say 3 if you want to go into more museums or experience more ruin bars.

Transportation

The city is easy to get around by foot but they also have several options for public transit. Be careful getting a cab. We were told they will charge you way more than what the ride should cost.

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