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 [...]

Is travelling solo lonely?

Is travelling solo lonely?

"But isn't travelling all by yourself really lonely?" This is probably the question that I get asked the most. To put it shortly, my answer usually is "absolutely not". But there is a longer answer, so I thought it was worth a post of its own. The real answer I should give when people ask [...]