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
We hiked Trolltunga this past weekend! It was challenging, sweaty, but 101% worth it! It took us around 4.5 hours to hike to the troll’s tongue and we camped out for one night, before hiking back down the next day. Check out those views! … More Nothing Adventured. Nothing Attained.
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
LOST BLOGGER. REWARD IF FOUND. …Read the subject line of my email from beyondthefjordsblog.com. Ok, clearly I’m joking and giving myself a hard time. Just like any other blogger (who does it more for a hobby) you fall off the wagon here and there. I haven’t been super active in my own posts, or following … More It’s a Hop, Skip, and a Jump
After a month of “me” time, I’m back. I needed to step away and focus on getting back to the groove of things in Oslo. This included new work projects, preparing for lectures, catching up with friends who I hadn’t seen in weeks, and most importantly, focusing on myself. February threw some big curveballs my … More Bend Don’t Break
Yesterday morning started my travel adventures from Oslo, Norway to Clonakilty, Ireland. Running Shoes: Check Garmin: Check Running Clothes: Check My friend and I decided to sign up for the half marathon in Clonakilty, Ireland back in August. We both love Ireland (not as much as running), so we thought why … More Go with the Flow
This month marks two years that I have been living in Oslo, Norway. In September 2015, I moved from Pennsylvania to Oslo to further my education and career as a behavior analyst. I had always wanted to try living overseas (preferably Ireland), but moving to Oslo was an amazing opportunity I knew I had to … More Explorers of Oslo
MONDAY MONDAY MONDAY!!!!! This Monday morning it was beginning to look a lot like Oslo finally. After a super sunny weekend, of course Monday decided to be gloomy, grey, and rainy! WHYYY MUST YOU DO THIS TO US AND ON A MONDAY! With the Monday morning feels, I decided to work from home. … More Don’t say the M word!
For anyone who travels internationally, or maybe it is just me, it NEVER gets easy! This past trip back to the United States was my second international trip in one month (HA!). It really did take a toll on my body. I really should have eaten the cost and flew from Denver to Erie those … More Better Late Than Never!