Iceland: Eating like a Local

Iceland is an amazing country with some of the most stunning landscapes that I have ever seen. They also have an interesting food culture, including delicious waffles, geothermally grown tomatoes, and fermented shark. Believe it or not, whale and puffin are not on the list of foods that are commonly eaten by Icelanders, but are…

Seasonal & Sustainable: Making Ornaments

Crafting is cool. Making one-of-a-kind Christmas ornaments at a local ceramics studio, cooler. I have totally been on board with being seasonal and sustainable this year. One of the first activities I did was to make homemade Christmas ornaments. One of my friends organized this Christmas making workshop for a friend’s birthday at a local ceramics…

Seasonal & Sustainable

The days are getting shorter, the weather is getting colder, and it’s starting to feel a lot like Christmas (is nearing). I love this time of year. I love winter activities (except ice skating, ice skating is lame, sorry Nicki). I love putting up Christmas decorations. I love the holiday parties. And I love walking…

Iceland: From Plant to Plate

Everyone is talking about Iceland. The glaciers, the northern lights, the hiking, the landscape, the volcanoes, the music, the endless possibilities of the adventure-backpacker’s paradise. It’s well documented, maybe even a little over done. However, one thing that people aren’t really talking about, and that I certainly didn’t know about, is how it’s cutting the…

These Boots are Made for Walking

Sorry! I have been a little M.I.A. lately. I just finished up a course, went on vacation, and started a new job. It’s been a little crazy. But I have so many exciting things to write about and to tell you about. First up a short post about a new product that I found, Kavat…