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Midnight sun in Norway: where the sun never sets

Midnight sun in Norway: where the sun never sets

For years it had been a dream to experience the inexplicable magic of a midnight sun at the North Cape in Norway, the Northernmost point of mainland Europe. In summer 2016, this dream came true and how else to reach this remote place than by […]

Best places to eat and to drink in New Orleans

Best places to eat and to drink in New Orleans

New Orleans! The Crescent City, NOLA, the Vieux Carre… she is known by so many names and all of them packed with history, flavor and complexity. Few cities in America have embraced so much diversity and devastation into such a compact area. My first plane […]

My temporary life in Beauvais, France

My temporary life in Beauvais, France

Backstory: I graduated from Western Kentucky University in 2014 with a bachelor’s degree in English and French. Soon after graduation, I landed a writing job in an unlikely place—Bowling Green, KY. Ecstatic, I dove in. For two and a half years I worked as a […]

Burano, Italy: the most colorful island in the world

Burano, Italy: the most colorful island in the world

If you’re planning a trip to Venice, Italy, you can’t miss out on the opportunity to visit Burano, the most colorful island in the world. Located inside the Venetian Lagoon, you can reach this small island by local water taxi or vaporetto in about 45 minutes […]

A dream road trip from Northern California to Oregon

A dream road trip from Northern California to Oregon

The Labor day was slowly approaching. Another long weekend was ahead of us and it was about time to plan my first road trip. By that time I had already created an account on Couchsurfing.com so I asked people if anyone wanted to join me […]

Hiking Gear 101: the mountains are calling, but what should I bring?

Hiking Gear 101: the mountains are calling, but what should I bring?

It’s been definitely winter  for a few weeks now. Snowy, white, cold and simply beautiful; in short: no better time than the present to think of the upcoming season. I’m a mountain girl, always have been, always will be. My earliest memories are those of […]

The perfect trip to Jordan

The perfect trip to Jordan

When I first mentioned to our family and friends that my husband Sumir and I were going to Jordan we received one out of two questions: “Why Jordan?”, and secondly: “Is it safe to go there?”. I’ll start with the second response. Jordan has been […]

Understanding Mother Nature thanks to Canada’s Great Divide

Understanding Mother Nature thanks to Canada’s Great Divide

I’ve been living in Alberta for four months now, and my heart stops a split second whenever I realize my time here is up now. Ever since I was a young kid, I was fascinated by people, tons and tons of people, traffic, honking, trains, […]