The real reason I go to Scotland is for the wine gums. Ha Ha, kidding (kind of). Ok, the reallllll reason is for the accents and the scenery. Well, if I’m being honest it’s more so for the accents. Also, to hopefully run into Jamie from Outlander. When I had the chance to take … More Kilt Inspecter Needed!? … I’m on My Way!
What is your most visited country!? I’ve been lucky enough to visit Ireland six times in my life. I mean can you blame me? Those accents, the sheep, the scenery! Did I mention the accents already!? Every time I leave I swear a tear still falls from my cheek. This past summer I decided to … More What Fills The Eyes Fills The Heart
Two weekends in a row of hiking, nature, and friends!? YES, please. This time we packed the car, our hiking boots and all the essentials required, and headed for Besseggen. Besseggen is a mountain ridge in Vaga kommune. It lies in Jotunheimen, between the lakes Gjende and Bessvatnet. The hike is most well known for … More Find Me Where The Wild Things Are
A few weeks back, work took me on my next adventure. Even though Stockholm is a really easy city to get to from Oslo, it took me almost 2 years to make it back. Last time I was there, one of my best friends from the U.S. was visiting. We only had two days … More Live Your Life by a Compass
Quick weekend getaway to a city that has been high on my list, but apparently not at the tippy top, since it has taken me so long to book a flight! Oslo to Amsterdam. Girls are all packed up 48 hours in sunny Amsterdam No travel “to-do” list, so we are just going with the … More Take Only Memories. Leave Only Footprints
Next stop… Switzerland! I know people say it all the time, but it is crazy how life turns out. It is crazy to think that I had the guts to apply AND receive a PhD position thousands of miles away from home. I left a state I knew all my life, and a city … More Fill Your Life With Adventures
…I didn’t find a pot of gold, but I found something better. I found the beautiful city of Cork. I PROMISEEEE this is my last post about Ireland…until I visit again. My boyfriend is currently in the interview process with a company in Dublin, so who knows!? I could be seeing Ireland a little more … More Meet Me at the End of the Rainbow
I’ve now got the gift of the gab thanks to the Blarney Stone! (: December was the month of exploring my favorite country, running my second half marathon, and spending time with my family for the holidays. I took 8 flights, ran a half marathon in beautiful Clonakilty, and made it back … More I’ve Got the Gift of the Gab
Yes, I have a crush on Ireland. It seems like ages ago now that I’m back in the U.S. for the holidays, but last month I traveled to Ireland. One site to see was the Cliffs of Moher. I first spent a couple of days in Clonakilty, and then traveled back to Cork for a … More The Cliffs of Moher
It seems that my bad luck has continued. Remember back in July when I traveled back to the U.S. from Norway!? Well, this trip back for Christmas was a liitttlleeeeee similar. Did my luggage take 2 weeks to be returned to me? No. Did it take me 48 hours to get to the … More Honey, I’m home!