Why you Should Backpack Scandinavia this Summer

When you hear Scandinavia, do you think of snow, Santa, killer healthcare, and a bunch of tall, ridiculously attractive blonde guys? Yea? Me too, or at least I used to. Back in 2015 when I was studying abroad in Berlin, I decided to take my very first backpacking trip to the Nordics. I made the…

Finland is my Happy Place – A Weekly Photo Challenge

I really had a hard time trying to pin down my favorite place since I have come across so many beautiful, peaceful, memorable, and sentimental places in my lifetime. My host mom in Berlin’s home was very high on the list as well as the sand dunes and Columbia River where my parents used to…