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This Week on SHABL: Blonde Gypsy Finland Trip in Photos

This week on Stop Having a Boring Life… Hei SHABL, So my nineteen days in Finland came and went like a bolt of lightning, but it was by far one of […]

This Week on SHABL: Ice Fishing in Utsjoki, Finnish Lapland

This week on Stop Having a Boring Life… Moi from Finland, SHABL! Far from vacationing in St. Lucia, I’m currently traveling around Suomi aka Finland with my partner in crime- my iPhone. I’ll […]

This Week on SHABL: Discovering the Difference Between Traveling and Vacationing While in St. Lucia

This week on Stop Having a Boring Life… Hey SHABL! I know you’re used to seeing mostly Euro content around these Solo Female parts and Rob has written enough about […]

This Week on SHABL: Remembering All That’s Great About The Sunshine State

This week on Stop Having a Boring Life… Greetings SHABL, No, this isn’t Rob, it’s Larissa. Finally making an appearance here after weeks of silence. I’ve been up to a […]

This Week on SHABL: A Blonde Gypsy’s Look Back at 2012

This week on Stop Having a Boring Life… Happy New Year, SHABL! Larissa here. Hope you all had joyous celebrations Monday night and are already hustling hard and thinking big […]

This Week on SHABL: HighLIGHTS of Fête des lumières in Lyon, France

This week on Stop Having a Boring Life… Hello, hello SHABL! Hope this post finds you warm and well wherever you are. I’ve got a real treat for you today […]

This Week on SHABL: An Introduction to the Algarve

This week on Stop Having a Boring Life… Hello SHABL, I don’t know about where you are, but where I am it’s getting cold, dark and damp. Call it catharsis […]

Gypsy Tips for Staying in Touch While Abroad

If you are a friend, family member, internet acquaintance of mine then you already know…I have been HORRIBLE at keeping in touch for the past few months. I have been […]

This Week on SHABL: A Trip to the Grocery Store in Malmö, Sweden

This week on Stop Having a Boring Life… Hello SHABL, Today is going to be a bit different than usual as I have made a vlog for you! Definitely not as […]

This Week on SHABL: iPhone Trip to Karlskrona & the Swedish Countryside

This week on Stop Having a Boring Life… Dear SHABL, Hej – Larissa here reporting to you live from Sweden. Strange that it feels like I was in Poland just […]

This Week on SHABL: How I Spent My Last Week in Poland

This week on Stop Having a Boring Life… Hello SHABL, Long time no talk. Last time I wrote you I was in Warsaw, Poland getting ready to head up to Gdynia for […]

Gypsy Tips for Keeping Up Appearances on the Road

Let me just start off by saying I am by no means an expert on the subject of beauty procedures and/or make-up but I am a girl who dabbles in […]

This Week on SHABL: What is SHABL doing in Warsaw?! Eurocup 2012.

This week on Stop Having a Boring Life… Dzien dobry SHABL, That is good afternoon in Polish. Why? Because I am in Poland. What am I doing here? I have no […]

This Week on SHABL: Celebrating Midsummer in Sweden

This week on Stop Having a Boring Life… A slightly slow “hej” SHABL, I’m still recovering from what is undoubtedly the best and wildest weekend of the year here in Sweden […]

This Week on SHABL: On Friendship, Bribery, and Narrowly Avoiding Deportation from Ukraine

This week on Stop Having a Boring Life… Hello SHABL, I know, strange blog post title, but trust me – this story contains all three elements. First comes friendship. At the […]

This Week on SHABL: Four Simple Ways Couchsurfing Has Changed the Way I Travel

This week on Stop Having a Boring Life.. If you read Rob’s post last week on making friends while traveling, then you probably knew this was coming. We had a […]

This Week on SHABL: A Story About Studying in Sweden

This week on Stop Having a Boring Life… Hej SHABL, Just thought it would be an appropriate time to tell you about my life as a student as the end […]

This Week on SHABL: Art & Social Action in Cambodia

This week on Stop Having a Boring Life… Hello SHABL, Today I am reminiscing about my first and only trip to Southeast Asia. Cambodia, to be exact. Oddly enough, Cambodia […]

This Week on SHABL: A Gypsy Sleepover in Valeni, Romania

This week on Stop Having a Boring Life… So-caress SHABL? Thought I’d stop with the layover talk for a while and tell you another one of my strange travel tales. […]

Don’t Tell Mom, I’ve Been Sleeping with Gypsies

And it’s not at all what you think. This is a photo essay from the time I ended up eating dinner and staying the night with a gypsy family in […]