1. Taking the Fløibanen funicular to the top of Mount Fløyen in Bergen, for stunning views of the harbour and city 2. Spending some time in the Lofoten Islands – ranked as among the most beautiful in the world by National Geographic Magazine
52 Things to do from the Willamette Valley to the tip of Mt. Hood – all close to Portland, but a world away. 1. Tiptoe through 90 acres of tulips at the month-long, Wooden Shoe Festival. This year marks the 25th anniversary, so bushels of new events are planned. Insider Tip: take the backroads through Monitor and spend your time snapping photos instead of sitting in traffic.
I traveled to Kenya this summer with the humanitarian group Reach the Children. We taught hygiene in primary schools, experienced the culture, and went on a safari! It was an awesome experience. Here are some things I learned while I was there. — Emily