Tag Archives: Finland

One Day in Helsinki: Best Things to See & Do

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One Day in Helsinki: City Break Guide Ahh, I remember spending one day in Helsinki like it was yesterday. On a chilly and humid August morning, I arrived in Helsinki after taking a two hour (zippy!) ferry ride from the Estonian capital Tallinn. And I was out of my mind tired.  Why was I so […]

6 (Short and Easy) Europe Backpacking Routes

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Incredibly Fun Europe Backpacking Routes Europe is probably the greatest playground in the world for solo travelers, and sometimes I don’t even know where to begin when it’s time to plan my adventures. There are so many wonderful backpacking routes in Europe available for all types of travelers. I’m not even kidding, you guys. I […]

2016 Travel Moments that Rocked My Soul

2016 was a big fat internet meme. Lots of wild and crazy crap, like unexpected deaths and election results, happened this year. No doubt. Yet, for me personally, 2016 was damn awesome. Damn. Awesome. I mean, my blog turned a year old. I never, ever, eveeeer thought creating this site would lead to new friendships, as well as me […]

Is Helsinki Worth Visiting?: Guide to Finland’s Capital

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Is Helsinki Worth Visiting? 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. So I repeatedly wondered to myself, “Hmm, is […]

BW Monthly News: July 2016

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July Highlights As you already knew from my radio silence, I spent the majority of July traveling throughout Denmark, Sweden, the Baltic States, and Finland. Check out my fantastic itinerary here. Oh my god, this trip was incredible. In Stockholm, I had the pleasure of attending TBEX where I learned so much about the travel […]