Category: Tips

November 10, 2020

10 WAYS TO BOOST MENTAL HEALTH

I’m not going to lie – the last few weeks have been filled with a lot of stress and anxiety for me. Between moving, starting a new job, the election, and everything in-between in the midst of a pandemic, my mental health has not been in a great place. I’m sure you can agree – 2020 has been a […]

October 13, 2020

CYCLING IN SWEDEN: MY LIFE ON TWO WHEELS

What’s your favourite mode of travel? Before moving to Europe, I would have said car, but after two and a half years of cycling almost every day – bike is my preferred way to get around!  As someone who grew up riding around in a car and was only introduced to public transportation during my university […]

October 6, 2020

MY SOCIAL DILEMMA

Let’s talk about social media – a topic that’s been on my mind quite a bit over the past few weeks and something that I definitely have a love/hate relationship with. How much time do you spend on your phone, and in particular social media every day? If you’re anything like me, since about March your screen time has […]

September 29, 2020

HOW TO MAKE FRIENDS IN A NEW CITY

One of the most daunting pieces of moving to a new place is making new friends. As someone who has moved to both new cities and countries in the last few years, this is a struggle that I know all too well. Combined with the inevitable stress of moving, at times it can all seem […]

August 31, 2020

10 WAYS I’VE CHANGED SINCE MOVING ABROAD

Looking back on the past two years that I’ve lived in Sweden, there are so many things about my life that have changed. From daily habits to overall mindset, experiencing life in another country has given me perspective and opportunities I never would have imagined. Though the number is closer to 10,000 – keep scrolling […]

August 28, 2020

DENMARK DIARIES: 2 DAYS IN BEAUTIFUL AARHUS

As the second largest city in Denmark, Aarhus is a city that we’ve been wanting to visit for some time. Named the Capital of Culture in 2017, Aarhus has grown rapidly in the last few years and is now home to amazing architecture, great restaurants, shopping, and other activities. With recommendations from friends along with […]

August 24, 2020

DENMARK DIARIES: 2 DAYS IN LEGOLAND AND LEGO HOUSE

Before visiting LEGOLAND, I would have called myself a semi-fan. I grew up playing LEGO here and there, but I was definitely more of a Barbie and American Girl type of kid. HOWEVER – after visiting LEGOLAND and LEGO House, I’ve converted to a full time, brick-building, LEGO-loving fan (who has also recently become obsessed […]

August 19, 2020

DENMARK DIARIES: A DAY IN ODENSE

Because of the pandemic, this summer definitely looks a lot different. Originally we had plans to do a tour of Eastern Europe, ending with a week in Italy (which I was sooo excited for). After learning that this probably wouldn’t happen, we revised our travel plans for the summer a few more times before deciding […]

July 30, 2020

10 EASY WAYS TO REDUCE WASTE

Last summer, after living in Sweden for over a year, my boyfriend and I went home to the US for a visit. It was so much fun to see friends and family again after what felt like forever (the longest I’ve gone without hugging my mom!) and we spent 3 weeks being whisked around by […]

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