London for the Budget Traveler – The BoardingPass Tips!

  It’s no secret that London is an expensive city. From food to sightseeing to shopping and to something as simple as conveyance, London can be pretty heavy on the pockets. However, allow me to break the myth here. Budget travel isn’t easy when it comes to London. But…   You can travel around London without breaking the bank.   That’s right people. Take it from someone who has travelled around London for over 4-5 times. Once solo, once with family and a few other times with friends, I have seen and done London the expensive way and the budget…

Fika – Lets brew it!

Shhhh… my coffee and I are having a moment. I will deal with you later.   Halla friends! As promised, out of my sheer love for cultural learning and oh, COFFEE, this blog’s dedicated to a momentary romance with coffee, or as the Swedes call it – FIKA! Somewhere on the Island of södermalm, I found a little café on the corner with a board outside that said – FIKA! The word in itself was so sweet to read I was intrigued to google it up. “OK google! What does Fika mean?” “Fika is a coffee break”. My heart the…

How to make friends on the road?

This is one question I have been asked way too many times. How do you manage to make friends on the move? Well it’s easier than you may think and this isn’t subject to being an extrovert alone. No I am not a social butterfly or an extremely outgoing person in general and no it is not awkward to talk to random strangers. In fact I have built some of the most long lasting friendships on the road and soon you shall realize that the fun in traveling or backpacking is in the people you meet on the way and…

Why are we the best versions of ourselves when we travel?

To explore the world is a gift in oneself. To be able to meet new people, share new experiences and grow with the world is something I never lose sight of. The feeling of being on a plane; walking that narrow street toward the cathedral; sky diving in the air of Switzerland; climbing one of the many ranges of the Himalayas; sitting in a cafe with a bunch of unrecognizable faces and still being able to share stories of a lifetime; doing the many things you otherwise would have never done. Have you ever wondered what is it that makes…