Tag Archives: Northern Europe

Solo Travel Helsinki: An Independent Visitor’s Guide to Finland’s Capital

stunning helsinki cathedral in finland

As a city, Helsinki is wildly underrated, in my opinion. On my own solo travels in Europe, not too many backpackers I spoke to had Helsinki on their itineraries.  However, I think Helsinki is worth visiting even as a solo traveler. Sure, you don’t get as many hostels as the neighboring Baltic countries, but Finland’s […]

One Day in Helsinki: Best Things to See & Do

see many gorgeous churches with 1 day in helsinki

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 dead? You guys, you guys, I was […]

Traveling Alone in Iceland: Best Tips & Tricks

traveling alone to iceland

Are you planning on traveling alone in Iceland? You picked a fantastic destination, especially if you’re traveling solo for the first time! So, congratulations on literally selecting the perfect choice, haha. How do I know your choice is perfect? Well, personally, I think Iceland was one of the most relaxed and easy solo trips that I’ve […]

21 Tips for Traveling to Europe for the First Time

traveling to europe for the first time going to paris

Are you traveling to Europe for the first time? Awesome! You must be super duper excited! A first trip to Europe is a big adventure whether you’re with friends or traveling solo.  As for me, I remember my first trip to Europe, a guided tour throughout England, as if it happened yesterday. I sat in […]

How to See Stockholm in 24 Hours

take a stroll on the water with 24 hours in stockholm

Do you want to see Stockholm in 24 hours? That’s an impressive challenge, fellow traveler! But you can definitely do it.  As for me, I spent roughly five days in Stockholm to attend a TBEX Conference. Although I had plenty of spare time, I still think you’re able to enjoy Stockholm even on a tight […]