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 [...]

Body positivity – reality check

Body positivity – reality check

Every Instagram user has probably had some dose of body positivity posts. And everyone has their opinion on them. It's a pretty controversial topic, really. I guess it started as a countermovement to the perfect(ly photoshopped) pictures of gorgeous, skinny "beach babes" on white sandy beaches, because obviously, a big majority of us don't really [...]