Category Archives: Travel

Tales of my travels.

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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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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Hamburg, Germany: 12 Terrible Hours

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  Before starting, here are some do’s and don’ts of traveling: Do: Research an area before arriving Don’t: Use a debit card for a payphone, unless it’s an emergency Do: Pre-book lodging before arriving to a city, especially on weekends … 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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Living Like a Monk for 10 Days: My Vipassana Experience

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Spiritual journey, anyone? Wants and needs; the two driving forces that cause people to act. They can change through life, as mine have. My appetites used to revolve around video games, beer, traveling, and sex. All right……they haven’t changed at … Continue reading

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Cows, Cottages, and the Coast of Iceland

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“Andrew, you’re traveling southern Iceland. Other than sightseeing, what the hell are doing there?” That’s your current thought, and it has been all day. I am sure of it. Call it a special ability, sense, or even a lucky guess, … Continue reading

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An American Troll in the Land of Ice and Fire

Welcome back to the blog. Turns out I wasted my money. I purchased my ticket to Iceland for one reason and one reason only: ELF WATCHING. It has been over 2 weeks and I have yet to see ONE Elf…or … Continue reading

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Walter Mitty, Me, and Iceland

Welp, after a week in Iceland I am finally getting a chance to write this. The task of folding linens can be done later, as there is coffee to drink and an epic moon-rise to be viewed. My first glimpse … Continue reading

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Welcome Reader

Hello readers. My name is Andrew Rupp, and welcome to my travel blog. I created this blog for these reasons: So that my family, friends, and followers are able to view my experiences. So that my travels, volunteer work, paid … Continue reading

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