Guest collaboration: 4 Reasons Why You Need an Explorer Mind Set

23 Feb 2018 travel + wander

A guest post collaboration with NK imode. Fridays are the perfect days for thinking about exploring + traveling, am I right? And while I am not actually doing any traveling this weekend, I am on a little vacation. I’ve been on Sportlov (Winter Break) this week, which means I’ve worked only 3 days + right now I am snuggled at home preparing for a completely plan-free weekend. Only spontaneous, last-minute plans allowed! But with the thought of relaxing, planning someRead More

I’m totally ok not having a car: Reflections on a spontaneous road trip

4 Nov 2017 sweden

Lina + I don’t have a car. And most days that’s totally ok. Some days, however, I long for the convenience and freedom that I feel when I live in the US. But, all in all, I’m perfectly happy walking + taking public transportation everywhere. Actually, I really really love it. I mean, it’s good for me + good for the world. So, it’s totally win-win. Buuuuut. After growing up and driving around for about 35 years non-stop, there areRead More

A weekend wedding in the fairytale village of Stempeda, Germany

28 May 2017 germany

Last weekend, Lina and I left an unusually warm Uppsala and boarded a plane to Berlin. We were headed to a little village out in the German countryside for the wedding of two of our very dear friends! Now, I’ve only visited Berlin, so this was going to be a fabulous opportunity for me to get to explore + see a bit more of the country. Plus, with the celebration of a wedding, Lina and I were looking forward to meetingRead More

A weekend in Ireland // Part Two: Irish countryside

15 Apr 2017 ireland, vlogging

Having enjoyed a few hours in Dublin after we arrived, Lina and I hopped a train to somewhere to the north of Dublin… to be picked up by our friend! Nicole lives in the Irish countryside in a beautiful house that she + her late husband bought a couple of years ago. This very special weekend together was to be our first time visiting their home. Admittedly, it was not as we had expected, since our friend had passed awayRead More

celebrating an incredible, inspiring summer (a photo diary)

well, you guys. it’s labor day weekend. and, for americans, that means that it is the last official weekend of summer. time to start shifting gears + winding down into the coziest season of the year (in my opinion). but, before i say goodbye completely to the summer of 2016, i wanted to create a little post in honor of these crazy, wonderful days that i have experienced these past few months. and let me just say, i am soRead More



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