Lapland, Sweden: Day 4

Camp at VassajavriWe may have gone to bed early, but we definitely did not sleep well. Usually storms are super relaxing for me, I look forward to the rain tapping on the side of the house. yet, when you’re out in a tent, in the middle of nowhere, the rain was extremely loud. Again, I was up… Read More Lapland, Sweden: Day 4


Lapland, Sweden: Day 3

bridge over VierrojohkaThankfully I had figured out the best way to wrap my eyes so I couldn’t see the light by taking my black long sleeve and wrapping it around my face. I was able to get a good, long night’s rest.  I woke up around 7:00 and just laid in my sleeping bag.  I didn’t want… Read More Lapland, Sweden: Day 3


Lapland Sweden: Day 2

NissonvaggijohkaIt’s crazy how we were so far north and yet it was so warm out. I had brought along extra sweatshirts because we were going above the arctic circle, but I definitely didn’t need them.  In fact, I had to modify my clothes so I didn’t sweat to death the whole time. There were many times… Read More Lapland Sweden: Day 2


Lapland Sweden: Day 1

Stockholm To Kiruna What an experience! I would like to take a moment to give a HUGE shout out to my friend and hiking guide Claes Wallenberg, the Off The Grid Hiker We first got on a train in Stockholm to Kiruna where we would take a train to Abisko, the start of our hike. Though timing… Read More Lapland Sweden: Day 1

Health, Travel

Primal Backpacking Meals

Everyone is different in the way that food affects them, what they can eat might be completely different than what someone else would/could eat.  That is perfectly fine, you just have to figure out what works for you and follow that. I am a certified Health Coach, what I am saying here is just from personal experience,… Read More Primal Backpacking Meals


Spicy Tuna Poke

The great thing about the U.S is that we have the ability to recreate foods from around the world, and dishes that have been inspired by other countries. Tuna Poke is a Hawaiian dish that was inspired by Japanese and Asian culture. It is a century old dish, and once other cultures started arriving to the… Read More Spicy Tuna Poke