Faraway Files #66

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SHARING TRAVEL STORIES FROM AROUND THE WORLD

While the calendar may say March today, it is most definitely still winter up here in Copenhagen. And with rare snow falling this week in places like Rome and Nice, it seems it is so there as well. The “Beast from the East” is bearing down all over Europe. Gah. Brrrrr. Here in Denmark, we say it’s “pissekoldt.” That’s really cold. And while you may be thinking of warm tropical escapes or just moving to Australia, why not embrace what winter has to offer?

Prefer a wintery escape that won’t break the bank – why not look to Latvia? Sitting on the Baltic Sea in Northern Europe, Latvia offers wonderful winter fun that won’t cost an arm and a leg. While many hope to see the Northern Lights up above the Arctic Circle or schuss down slopes at swanky ski resorts in the Alps, you can enjoy the season and keep some padding in your pocketbook. In Latvia. We were just there on our winter break and loved it.

WHAT KIND OF WINTER PERSON ARE YOU?

So what about you? Are you one who loves winter and weather be damned it won’t stop you from getting outside doing your thing? Or do you hibernate up with Netflix and hygge and candles and cozy socks, watching the calendar turn just waiting it out? Or maybe you’re the escape artist who beelines for the heat on a beach or a stroll down the boardwalk in the sun? Me? I can do all three. But I’m telling you right now that you might want to pull on your mittens and borrow a muff, because you must come meet the most beautiful snow dogs doing good in the forests outside Riga. I’m sharing more for this week’s travel blog community link up. Where will you take us this week? Time to add your travel post and take us somewhere far away!


Favorites from Faraway Files #65

But first, shout out to some Faraway Files favorites as selected by last week’s hosts Hilary of Hilary Style and Clare of Suitcases and Sandcastles. Missed the collection? Check it out here.

Roman Room With A View | Catherine’s Cultural Wednesdays

Deportation Memorial Île de la Cité, Paris | A French Collection

Heidelberg Castle | Erin at Large

Weird and Wonderful Places to Sleep With Your Family | The Pigeon Pair and Me

Why you NEED to stay in this Ottawa Hostel | Bright Lights of America


Now over to you travel peeps. Take us somewhere! Wanna go somewhere? Perfect place to peruse some inspiration. This Travel Blog Community lives and explores and shares perfect places all around the world. That’s what I love about it. Let’s explore!


FARAWAY FILES TRAVEL BLOG COMMUNITY LINKUP #66

WANT TO JOIN IN?

Jump in! The water is fine! Faraway Files is a creative community of travel bloggers who inspire, engage and share each other’s posts. All participating hosts will read and comment on every post that participates in the spirit of the link up. We will also share them on social media too. Each week we’ll choose our favorite posts and highlight them on our blogs and social media channels using #FarawayFiles.

HOW IT WORKS:
  • Link up one travel-related post and add the Faraway Files badge onto the post or your blog (code below) or link back to the hosts.
  • The link-up will go live every Thursday at 8 am UK time (9 am, CET) until midnight on Friday. It will alternate between Fifi + Hop, Hilary Style, Oregon Girl Around the World, Suitcases and Sandcastles, and Untold Morsels. Check Twitter #FarawayFiles to confirm who is hosting each week.
  • Link ups work best if everyone engages so please comment on each of the hosts’ posts and at least two others that take your fancy.

LINK UP WITH KATY AT UNTOLD MORSELS TODAY IN SUNNY AND WARM AUSTRALIA – GO SAY HEJ!

TWEET US YOUR POSTS

(@fifiandhop@hilarystyleme, @oregongirlworld, @suitsandsand, @untoldmorsels) using the hashtag #FarawayFiles and we’ll retweet to our followers.

SHARE TRAVEL IMAGES ON INSTAGRAM

Tag @FarawayFiles and #FarawayFiles – and we’ll repost our favorites.


WE’LL PIN YOUR LINKS

We are posting each week’s links on community Pinterest page – join in over there.


FIND US ON FACEBOOK

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