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Beginners Guide: Helsinki Finland

p style=”text-align: center;”> I spent the last two days of my summer Scandinavian/Baltic adventure exploring Finland’s capital city: Helsinki. I’ll be honest (aren’t I always?). I was nervous adding Helsinki to my itinerary. I met a few travelers who didn’t like this city very much. Like, at all. Why? The most common complaints were Helsinki was “boring” […]

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Why I Took a Hiatus from Travel Blogging (+ goals for 2017)

Crap. Was October 12th truly the last time I updated my blog? Really? REALLY? Wow. That’s … horrific. It would actually be funny if I didn’t feel so disingenuous about it. Dear god, I owe you all an apology. The truth is I took a sudden/unannounced hiatus from travel blogging, a hiatus that lasted a little over 2 […]

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Photo Essay: Understenhöjden and Skogskyrkogården

When I visited Stockholm in July, I wanted to explore some sites outside the city center. A perfect opportunity presented itself in the form of Context Travel’s Green City Tour. The tour takes you to Understenshöjden, Stockholm’s very own eco-village, and Skogskyrkogården, a UNESCO World Heritage site and famous cemetery. As a company, Context is […]

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