I’ve been to over 90 countries but my favorite travels are to countries where it is extremely cold and countries where concrete is ubiquitous. On this blog, you will find a lot of information about Scandinavia and the Nordics and about the former-USSR, with a few other parts of Eastern Europe mixed in. I also have an affinity for specialty coffee, craft beer, and mindful travel, which will be present on the blog. The map to the left showcases where I’ve been and countries that have been written about on this site.
This post is a guideline for getting a visa to Abkhazia in the Caucasus from the Inguri border with Georgia. It also contains some specific travel information for border crossings,......01 May, 2017 196 Comments
It took me eight years of living in Europe to take a Baltic ferry. I have visited the Baltics and Nordics so many times (I mean, I lived in Norway......16 April, 2018 1 Comment
I assume that 99% of you reading this aren’t travel bloggers. And I assume that most of you haven’t been to Ukraine, but found this post, or any of my......12 April, 2018 12 Comments
Krivoy Rog has always been on my Ukraine travel list. In fact, I have almost traveled there on two different occasions prior to my actual trip there a little over......08 April, 2018 6 Comments