Vacation sorted

Vacation sorted

We finally made decisions about our summer vacation last weekend. After some consideration, we decided we’ll go to the Åland Islands. As we had also considered a road trip in Eastern Finland and hubby really wanted to visit the Maritime Centre Vellamo in Kotka we 

Why I travel

Why I travel

Everyone who travels has their own reasons for why. I thought I would share my reasons and motivation for traveling. Exploring new cultures A main motivation for my travel is to learn about new cultures. In culture I also include food and drink. I love 

Avoiding boredom on long travel days

Avoiding boredom on long travel days

Anyone who has spent a day traveling knows that you can get bored quite easily. Most people probably have their own tricks to avoid boredom and these are mine. Reading I’ve been an avid reader since childhood so what would be a better way to 

What if and then what

What if and then what

I’ve been going back and forth with my own thoughts lately. Our summer vacation is not coming up until mid-August, which is making it hard for me to commit to any plans. I had already settled for the plan to explore Eastern Finland. Now, however, 

A day in my life

A day in my life

I’ve been contemplating writing a post of what my day looks like in these exceptional times for a while. Finally, I decided to put pen to paper (or in this case start typing). This post really has nothing to do with travel, so if that’s 

Vacation plans

Vacation plans

Despite last week’s post and slight depression, I’ve now found a bit of motivation to try to come up with some vacation plans. Over the weekend it hit me that I have to come up with something, as sitting at home throughout our three-week summer 

Motivation zero

Motivation zero

In the past week I’ve been struggling with something completely new to me. I seem to have lost all my motivation to plan any travel. It feels strange and slightly scary. I guess it’s partly caused by not knowing when travel will be possible again.