• A dog on the earth, Thailand

    This earth is your home

    Sometimes I feel so small in front of this earth. Powerless when the thunder shakes the trees in the garden. I feel so tiny in front of volcanoes that steam and glow in the night. So vulnerable…

  • Nature never hurries, yet everything is accomplished

    Too much preparation is too much

    The rain has been continuing for about six days in a row now. Being basically stuck, with my toes freezing and everything I own being damp, I started dreaming about an escape from the rainy season. Even…

  • 50 things to write in your travel journal

    50 journaling ideas for your travel journal

    From time to time, i struggle with writing in my journal. A lot. When i don’t have ideas or inspiration, my text is at the worst a monotonic narration of the day with no vividness or feeling…

  • Hammock time relaxing and doing nothing in Cambodia

    There is beauty in doing nothing

    When was the last time you did nothing, purposefully? I don’t mean waiting in lines or the doctor’s office, or being stuck in the traffic or standing in the bus station. But doing nothing without checking your…

  • Stack of used travel journals

    50 things to add in your travel journal

    There is so much beauty in going back to pen and paper from the digital world. You will give a break to your sore eyes, you will get your creativity going and your soul will rest. You…

  • Paper scraps going into the travel journal

    Bangkok wandering and a journal spread

    Bangkok has always intimidated me. I always want to get out as quickly as i can. All the smells, the sounds, the traffic, the people, they overwhelm me. My senses overload, i get panicky and have to…

  • is this the life now?

    I have spent twenty-six winters in Finland and two on the other side of the world. I remember December 2016. One morning i was sitting by the dinner table with my morning coffee, staring into the distance,…