Tales from ten thousand feet

Capability. Openness. Fear. These were all the things I was considering at 10,000 feet hovering over the open door of a plane. What are you capable of? How much of what you think you’re capable is restricted by you telling yourself you can’t? We arrive at the border of Massachusetts and New Hampshire at 10 […]

Read More

How to Hygge

My favorite part about Copenhagen wasn’t something you can physically go to see, but a feeling you have while you’re there. Maybe you’ve heard of it, maybe you haven’t, but the feeling of hygge is something I came to realize the city of Copenhagen itself possesses. Hygge doesn’t have to be something you adopt or a […]

Read More

Don’t forget to fika

Stockholm, Stockholm, what a charming city. Blue skies act as the perfect canvas for vibrant, detailed architecture and rich sunsets that ignite the city. Sweden felt like a return to civilization after trekking through the wilderness of Norway. We were ready for some refined coffee shops and strolling through galleries, which is exactly what we […]

Read More

Preikestolen

Dusk snuck upon us as we sat in the Lilland Hotel in the Preikestolen Village, sampling beers and munching on olives with multigrain toasts. It had been a long day, and we could hardly muster the energy to head back to our bed and breakfast in Hundvag. I wanted to get some thoughts down on […]

Read More

64.9631° N, 19.0208° W: Iceland

Iceland is known for having the most beautiful women and the most barren lands. As we drove down a long, winding road the landscape seemed strikingly dark from the absence of trees and prevalence of the rocky terrain. As we road on we got glimpses of blue shores meeting small coastal towns. We were headed […]

Read More

46.2276° N, 2.2137° E: France

When I look back on my trip to France I think about playing my grandma’s favorite poker game, follow the queen, as the two of us sat in the sunbathed courtyard of the Inn we were staying at in the countryside. For about 10 days my mom, step dad, grandma and I explored France, from […]

Read More

9.7489° N, 83.7534° W: Costa Rica

The first thing that comes to mind as I look back on my trip to Costa Rica is all of the vibrant colors. From the bright orange house with a purple painted living room that I stayed in to the colorful fruit filled markets and lively people that roamed them. As outsiders in this vivid new […]

Read More