Things to do in Helsinki

If you’re looking for a unique destination for a weekend or city trip in Europe, Helsinki is the place to go. Helsinki is a young city, but with a great mix of old and modern architecture. If you’re going to visit Finland for the rugged nature, which I hear is absolutely stunning, it’s worth spending a couple of days in Helsinki to experience Finnish city life as well. While you’re there, here are a few great things to do: … More Things to do in Helsinki

My favorite places I visited in 2019

2019 was once again a great travel year for me. I traveled to 15 countries, of which 6 I had visited previously. People often ask me about my favorite destinations, but with so many places to choose from, picking just one is really hard. Each place I go has so much to offer. So to reflect on the past year on travel and hopefully inspire you for your next trip, these are my favorite places I visited in 2019: … More My favorite places I visited in 2019

Things to eat in Riga

As it turns out, Latvian cuisine is right up my alley. It’s like a mix of Eastern and Central European cooking, with Russian and Nordic influences. And although it is mostly meat and fish based, there are also plenty of delicious vegetarian options. I had a great time exploring the food scene in Riga, both on the Live Riga food tour and on my own. These were my favorite dishes and things you should eat while in Riga: … More Things to eat in Riga