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On My European To Do List…San Marino

San Marino “claims” to be the oldest state in Europe, but what does that even mean? Ricky Martin claimed he wasn’t gay for years and we all saw how that […]


Party in Transnistria? Why yes, I did…

Since it’s Saturday night, I thought this would be a fitting time to post some information about nightlife. And not just any nightlife, but breakaway territory nightlife. These scenes are […]


Midsummer in Sweden Video || Part Two

Here comes the second installment of my Midsummer in Sweden video. It only took almost two months but hey, at least it’s still summer –  right? This one is a […]


Chasing Sunsets in Malmö, Sweden

The other night I went on a yog (that’s French for “jog”). Not that there’s something particularly special about that – I yog a lot. This is especially true when […]


What I Miss About Living in New York

I just found out a friend of mine from California will be doing a program to get certified in teaching English in New York and I became insanely jealous. Why? […]


On My European To Do List…Quebec?!

I already know what you are thinking and you are right: Quebec is not in Europe. After seeing a Travel Channel special on it though, I just feel like I […]


A Little New York City Fauxtography

New York and I go back to 2008 when I went for a 6 day vacation and ended up staying 6 months. It really is one of the coolest cities […]


Highlights of the Heineken Open’er Festival in Gdynia, Poland

The Heineken Open’er Festival in Gdynia is pretty much what defined my latest trip to Poland. I have tons of video footage from the shows and will be putting together […]

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That Night I Got Robbed in Poland

I just got back to Sweden after being in Poland for 10 days and although it felt as if I just blinked and it was over, SO much happened during […]


A Day At The Beach in Mechelinki, Poland

This is one of those things I would have never done had I not Couchsurfed and subsequently make a great friend, but more on that soon. Here’s a few photos […]


A Little London Fauxtography

London, London, London – I love London. I’m lucky to have lived there twice so far in my life and that I can’t even count on two hands the amount […]


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 […]


On My European To Do List…Albania

I’ve been to a lot of countries in Europe, way more than I have posted about on this blog. There is something about this place that I just can’t get […]


Midsummer in Sweden Video || Part One

Oh sweet Midsummer, how I love thee. So much so that I have decided to make some videos about you!   This is the first installment of my Midsummer in […]


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 […]


Traveling between Belgrade and Sarajevo

If you read my post yesterday then you already know that I think Sarajevo is one of the coolest cities ever and that you shouldn’t miss it the next time […]

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Why You Shouldn’t Miss Sarajevo on Your Next Trip to Europe

In a recent interview I did for Cezar of Imperator Travel, I named Sarajevo as one of my Top 5 Eastern Europe. I placed it in the Number 3 position, […]


Anatomy of a Couchsurf: Meeting Magda & Paweł in Wrocław, Poland

More often than not, when people hear that I “couchsurf” on my travels they look at me like I am crazy. You do what? Stay on some random person’s couch? […]


20 iPhone portraits of Kiev on Matador Trips

Check out my latest photo essay on Matador Trips! It’s called 20 iPhone portraits of Kiev. I’ve been working on it for a while now and had hoped it would […]


Palm Springs: The Ultimate Chill Out Town

Truth be told, there’s not a whole lot I miss about living in California aside from my family and friends. People I meet in Sweden are generally shocked when I […]