Vacation Days Archives - Page 2 of 7 - The Blonde Banana

Where I’m Going Next: Mexico!

Where I’m Going Next: Mexico!

While I’ve traveled to far away places like Denmark, Argentina and Morocco, the place I’ve always wanted to visit the most is the USA’s southerly neighbor: Mexico. Continue Reading…

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Denmark Road Trip: Witches, Vikings and Storks in Ribe, Denmark’s Oldest Town

Denmark Road Trip: Witches, Vikings and Storks in Ribe, Denmark’s Oldest Town

We’d traveled to Copenhagen, Odense and Aarhus and had yet to meet a single Dane not fluent in English. Not that this is a bad thing – in fact, it was quite convenient since I obviously don’t speak Danish. But I was surprised that everyone was so used to foreigners everywhere. This was not the case when we finally arrived in Ribe, the last stop on our Denmark road trip. Continue Reading…

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Denmark Road Trip: Aarhus, the Danish Party City

Denmark Road Trip: Aarhus, the Danish Party City

The first part of our Denmark road trip took us to Odense, a relatively quiet city compared to what was next: Aarhus. Home to Aarhus University, the majority of the Jutland city’s population are students and it’s known for being a bit of a party town. Continue Reading…

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The best place to wake up in Bergen: the boutique Klosterhagen Hotell

The best place to wake up in Bergen: the boutique Klosterhagen Hotell

If you’ve been reading The Blonde Banana lately, you know that I spent a couple days in Bergen, Norway to explore the city and take a tour of the fjords. One of the best things about my whirlwind stay in Bergen was my cozy home base for two nights: the Klosterhagen Hotell. Continue Reading…

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Denmark Road Trip: Odense, the Birthplace of Fairy Tales

Denmark Road Trip: Odense, the Birthplace of Fairy Tales

Copenhagen was amazing and quickly became one of my favorite cities. But we wanted to see what else the happiest country in the world had to offer, so we set off on a Denmark road trip. Continue Reading…

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  Hi! I'm Anna. I recently moved back to my home city of Boston after 4 years in NYC. I'm traveling the world on weekends and my blog is filled with stories from my 36, 48 and 72-hour adventures. I'm on a mission to prove that you don't need to quit your 9-to-5 to lead an exciting and travel-filled life!
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