Is traveling solo dangerous?

Is traveling solo dangerous?

When I tell people that I'm traveling by myself, I often get comments on how brave I am or questions about whether I feel safe. I find that funny, because for me, that was the least of the issues when planning a solo trip. Wherever I have been, I have never felt unsafe, alone or [...]

Pride month – a human rights movement or a commercial pretext?

I feel that Pride month is more visible than ever in the streets of Helsinki this year. There are flags and colors everywhere, and even companies and organizations that I wouldn't have expected to take a stand on the question have for example colored their logos again for the occasion or shared about LGBTQ+ rights [...]

Working out while traveling

Working out while traveling

If you enjoy working out, and especially if you’re traveling for a longer period of time, you might start missing your home gym at some point. Fortunately, you still have two legs, two arms and a body wherever you go, so even when traveling, exercising is possible. I personally have quite an intuitive take on [...]

Traveling on a budget

Traveling on a budget

So many times, I hear people say how they would love to travel but they can't because they don't have the means. Well, my friends, I come bearing good news: traveling is not as impossible as you might think. Money is such a personal topic that it's hard, and actually not even correct in my [...]

5 apps travellers need

5 apps travellers need

As someone born in the late nineties, I remember life without smartphones, but I have still pretty much grown up used to taking my phone out whatever the problem is. When traveling, I try to take the opportunity of not having an internet connection 24/7 (and don't buy a local sim card on purpose) to [...]