hot air ballooning over lithuania!

hot air ballooning over lithuania!

as our time in the baltics came to a close, we were hitting a low point with traveling. at about 5 weeks on the road nonstop, it was catching up with us here. though these countries were beautiful, there were fewer familiar conveniences and it…

a fjord safari

a fjord safari

norway is known for many things, but the most unique aspect of this country is the fjords. norway’s fjords are some of the only ones that are easily accessible to see, as others in the world are much more remote: like in southern chile, remote alaska, greenland, etc.…

hiking preikestolen: pulpit rock

hiking preikestolen: pulpit rock

“hei hei” from norway!! we’re starting off this country with a bang – we landed in stavanger and immediately boarded a ferry to a bus to head onto one of the best hikes of our life: preikestolen’s pulpit rock. W-O-W. i can’t even find words for…

a stop through poland

a stop through poland

after our detour to paris (a great kind of detour to have..) we made a pit stop through poland for a few reasons. one, it was by far the cheapest option to fly to from paris before continuing our backpacking itinerary. two, i wanted to show chase…

paris, mon amour

paris, mon amour

another post of paris today, full of all my favorite things about it! this visit was about my 10th time here, which i know sounds ridiculous.. but lots of those are from during my previous times abroad living nearby! despite visiting many times, i’ve never had…