Open Love Letter to Odessa, Ukraine

Dear Odessa, Just found out Katie from Katie Going Global is going to visit you for a few days and I am insanely jealous. I miss you like you wouldn’t […]

Exploring Lake Titicaca & Taquile Island

I’ve been seeing a lot of photos of Peru and Lake Titicaca swirling around and it made me reminisce. Reminisce over the day I discovered that Titicaca was more than […]

Hanging With Monks in Orheiul Vechi, Moldova

If ever there was a moment when I started to doubt that everything happens for a reason, I think back to the one time I hung with monks inside a […]

10 Seconds in Tokyo

Europe is my thing but something everyone who who reads this blog (even if it’s just my mom) needs to be aware of is that I am in love with […]

Transnistria Photo Essay on Matador Trips

Really excited that my photo essay was finally published on Matador Trips! Of course, it’s all iPhoneography. In my opinion, Transnistria has never looked so good so hopefully it encourages […]

The Sounds in Malmö, Sweden

Watched The Sounds kick off their winter European tour in Malmö, Sweden a couple of weekends ago. It was a great show and for those of you who are not […]

Blonde gypsies everywhere!

To celebrate the “coming out” of my new blog and a proper URL, I decided to dedicate a post to 7 other blonde gypsies that I have recently discovered by […]

Traveling to Tiraspol, Transnistria via Train from Odessa, Ukraine

This post is meant to give straight up facts to anyone interested in visiting Transnistria–a unique little place situated in between Moldova and Ukraine. I’m pretty sure Tiraspol Hostel is […]

Vilnius, Lithuania–in 10 images or less

Talk is cheap. Less is more. So sit back, relax, and let your eyes take a leisurely stroll through Vilnius, Lithuania… Šv. Stanislovo ir Šv. Vladislovo Arkikatedra Bazilika (Cathedral of […]

An Evening in Tallinn, Estonia…with Vana Tallinn

Picked Vana up from the local alkoholipood (that’s liquor store in Estonian) around 8pm. It was still pretty early so we just hung out and cruised around the city for […]

Tallinn, Estonia–in 10 images or less

Talk is cheap. Less is more. So sit back, relax, and let your eyes take a leisurely stroll through Tallinn, Estonia… Main square in the Old Town Some mighty fortifications […]

Guess who found themself in Berlin for a few days…

Instead of flying straight back to Copenhagen from London, I decided to fly to Berlin instead (it was the same price) so I could hang with some friends. I spent […]

London, London, London

  Flew to London at the end of November to celebrate my friend Caroline’s birthday and spend some time with one of my favorite cities in the world. I love […]

Lost in Transylvania: Day Trip to Sighisoara

It was a toss up between going to Sibiu or to Sighisoara on my next “big day out” from Brasov. I really wanted to go to Sibiu because it was […]

Lost in Transylvania: Day Trip to Bran and Rasnov, Romania

Exploring Transylvania was a good time, albeit a busy time. Three nights based in Brasov proved to be not enough to see everything, but I am quite proud of my […]

Have you ever been to a Moldavian wedding?

So I’m trying an experiment this week. Going to attempt to post photos, videos, etc direct from the road on my latest adventure to Moldova and Romania. First reason for […]

Bus journey from Chisinau, Moldova to Brasov, Romania

Sitting on the bus to Brasov from Chișinău and am not feeling so hot. I’d let this Romanian dude next to me let me lay my head on his shoulder […]

Summer, summer, summertime in Odessa

Went down to the beach on my lunch today and even though it was still warm enough to lay out and swim, I can feel autumn coming in harder, faster, […]

Today is the 25th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster

And guess what? This bad boy (otherwise known as Reactor 4) still hasn’t been fixed. Built in a hurry back in 1986, the “sarcophagus” now covering the burnt reactor was […]

This One Time, in Belgrade…

There was this dude DJing… He wasn’t that great but the crowd was going crazy so I thought I’d walk to the front of the stage to get a better […]