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.
Originally published in April 2013. Updated and current in 2017. Please read the comments as many have given updates regarding the visa process and border controls. This post remains up-to-date......01 May, 2017192 Comments
I have this horrible, horrible habit of booking early morning flights. While I am a morning person through and through, it doesn’t really serve anyone well to have to wake......10 January, 20181 Comment
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