Category Archives: Iceland

Backpacking Akureyri and Akureyri Backpackers

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At this point in my life, I seem to doing lots of reflection. This of course can be positive, but I believe it has to do with the over-abundance of mirrors set up at my current lodging. Seriously, I really … Continue reading

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Feminism Explained: An Icelander’s Perspective

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Within the realm of the animal kingdom, humans have survived a very short time. Yet in that short time our intelligence has surpassed all other lifeforms. We roamed the Earth, foraging and hunting; existing within the flow of nature. Our … Continue reading

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Travel Documentary Teammates Needed

Hey hey everyone, and happy new year! This blog post is a call out for anyone willing to work with me on a long-term project that will require travel, commitment, as well as wishing to create positive change. Put simply, … Continue reading

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Of Dreams

  Views of the past form visions of what is to come Insights lead to aspirations My ever-changing desires of time and space Guide me through undividable ages of existence and of thought Uncertain landscapes, flowing waters, nomadic stars, and … Continue reading

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Life Advice from a Finnish Graphic Designer

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As mentioned in my about me page, I started this blog to promote cultural awareness, to show a wider perspective. Therefore, I decided to dedicate a page for readers to get to meet people from all walks of life. Old, young, … Continue reading

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Darkened Awakening: A Short Story

  Night…awake… dreaming…? What time can it be? Late…so late. I am tired…so, so tired. Did I sleep? I do not know. I feel…something…a presence. I see nothing, no one. Gentle air crosses my skin with an eerie familiarity…of dread. … Continue reading

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Northern Iceland: Sights in the Snow

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Fast facts first, photos to follow: Akureyri is a town, not a city Iceland converted to Christianity at the Goðafoss; which translates to “Waterfall of the Gods” Iceland is cold Eyjafjörður, in the central north, is the longest fjord in … Continue reading

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Liebster Award

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  Such an honor! Never thought my blog would be nominated for an award. Thanks Angela for the nomination! The Liebster Award is a great way to find new bloggers whose experiences may be worth your attention. The Rules: Once nominated, … Continue reading

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The Reason

Strikingly intricate This constant sleep and wake Too real to be a dream Too astral to be absolute   Chance applies Causation applies Every rise and fall unfolds the psyche Represents an underlying acumen   With understanding No thing can … Continue reading

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Staying at a Homeless Shelter: the 4 Things I Learned

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  “The mystery of human existence lies not in just staying alive, but in finding something to live for.”   This excerpt is from, “The Karamazov Brothers”, one of my favorite books. Dostoyevsky stands as one of the most psychologically … Continue reading

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