Finland: Nuorgam to Helsinki

Well, here we are, posting a blog about the country we live in. But there’s actually quite a bit to occupy oneself with in Finland, especially up north in Lapland. Being one of the least densely populated countries in Europe, most of these activities revolve around the outdoors. A friend of ours from Utila¬†left for … More Finland: Nuorgam to Helsinki

The Big Trip

We’re finally back in Finland, after nearly two years on the road. It’s nice to be back, but it also takes a bit to settle back into normal routines, and get used to the fact that we don’t constantly need to figure out where to sleep, or what visa requirements exist for our next destination, … More The Big Trip


The Yucatan The flight from Havana to Cancun is a breeze, clocking in at just under an hour, cruising high above the Yucatan Channel until spotting land. We made it from Cancun to Playa del Carmen in about an hour without issue on the ADO bus from the airport and navigated our way through town … More Mexico

Cuba: Havana

Our trip to Havana could be seen as a bit of an interlude. Not entirely Caribbean, like our exploits in the Lesser Antilles of weeks prior, nor entirely Central American, like our upcoming trip to Mexico. Instead, it stood as an icon of its own in the Caribbean Sea, between our origin and our destination, … More Cuba: Havana

Lesser Antilles

Martinique We were certainly on the road again. After our three month stint in Utila it was starting to feel like home. The totally botched passage from there to Martinique solidified the fact that we were still very much traveling. At this point, however, we have transitioned from the rough-around-the-edges backpackers that we were to … More Lesser Antilles

Honduras: Utila

Honduras isn’t the type of place that most tourists visit. It, more than most other places in Central America, is quite dangerous, with several of its cities coming with the dubious tag of “murder capital of the world” for some recent year. Utila, a bay island off the gulf coast of Honduras, is not like … More Honduras: Utila