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36 Hours in Oslo: a Weekend in Winter Wonderland

36 Hours in Oslo: a Weekend in Winter Wonderland

When I told people I was going to Oslo, the capital of Norway, in the middle of winter I received some strange looks. “Isn’t it freezing there?” people said. Well, yes, but it’s also pretty dang chilly here in NYC! When a flight deal popped up offering round trip flights on Norwegian Airlines for $299, I clicked “purchase” and headed off for 36 hours in Oslo.

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3 International Travel Experiences You Only Need One Day For

3 International Travel Experiences You Only Need One Day For

“I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list.” It’s a travel quote I see constantly on Pinterest and Instagram. But how many people actually make it everywhere? In truth, hardly anyone. First of all, going “everywhere” is virtually impossible, but even if we just break it down to countries, the chance that the average person will reach all 190+ countries in their lifetime is slim. Many people set travel goals like “25 counties by 25,” but at that rate they won’t even make it to half the world’s countries in their lifetime. How crazy is that?! Continue Reading…

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What To Pack For Bergen, Norway

What To Pack For Bergen, Norway

Bergen, Norway is one of the prettiest cities I’ve ever visited. But it also has a very unique climate and landscape, which can make packing for your trip quite difficult. 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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The Stunning Fjords of Norway (with VIDEO!)

The Stunning Fjords of Norway (with VIDEO!)

Some exciting news here! I’ve created my first ever travel video. These types of technological skills don’t come naturally to me, so I figured I should try my hand at video editing with something so beautiful, not even my lack of computer know how could ruin it: the fjords of Norway. Continue Reading…

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  Hi! I'm Anna. I'm originally from Boston but right now I live in NYC where I'm working full time as a fashion publicist. I'm also traveling the world on weekends, holidays and two weeks of vacation. My mission is to help you live a happy, healthy and travel-filled life *without* quitting your 9-to-5!
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