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 

New travel guidelines from the EU

New travel guidelines from the EU

On Wednesday May 13th, the European Union recommended that border restrictions should be gradually lifted, and travel can restart to revive tourism in the 27 member states. More than one in ten enterprises in the European non-financial business economy belong to the tourism industries. The 

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. 

Places to visit in Uusimaa

Places to visit in Uusimaa

Since everyone living in the Uusimaa region are stuck within the confines of Uusimaa for the time being due to “border closing” I decided to look at interesting places to visit in our region. Naturally, this time of self-isolation may not be the best time 

The allure of New York

The allure of New York

The world is full of interesting travel destinations. So much so, that you cannot see everything during a lifetime. Regardless, there is always some destination that makes an everlasting impression and keeps calling you back time and time again. For me, that place is New 

7 tropical islands I want to visit

7 tropical islands I want to visit

I’m not much of a beach person and have only visited two tropical island locations: Hawaii and Aruba. Both trips were great, and I was able to find a lot of other activities than merely lying on the beach. Hence, I decided to look into 

Tip 6: Take reviews with a grain of salt

Tip 6: Take reviews with a grain of salt

Don’t get me wrong, reviews can be really useful, and I always check out reviews on accommodation, excursions, restaurants and such. However, I never trust the reviews blindly and have learned to read between the lines. First of all, I trust the masses; meaning that 

Living in a hotel for two months

Living in a hotel for two months

I’m sure many of us have sometimes dreamt of living in a hotel for a longer period. I know I did, before I actually had to live in a hotel for two months. Sure, it was fun at first, but soon the novelty wore off 

Glo Hotel Kluuvi

Glo Hotel Kluuvi

I was able to visit the recently renovated GLO Hotel Kluuvi in Helsinki through an invitation I received at work. The hotel is located in the heart of the city close to the best shopping, entertainment, nightlife and tourist attractions. You are surrounded by restaurants