Need A Change This Summer? Here Are Some Thoughts!

“I’m bored, I have nothing going on this summer” I’ve definitely said this to myself more than once… and hearing it out loud has led me to do some of the coolest things in my life. To name a few: done relief work in a 3rd world country, booked flights to see long lost friends, […]

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On This Day One Year Ago…. A LOT Changed!

On this very day, June 22, one year ago, a lot happened! First, it was the day the blog officially began… the entire purpose of this blog was to track Rasmus and my 3000 mile road trip from San Francisco all the way to New Jersey! At the time I had felt a little weird […]

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Fun In The Sun With Amazing Braids!

The weather in Oslo has been so beautiful! It has been sunny and warm, the sun is up almost 24 hours, the birds are chirping and the grass is green. I had such a nice day today catching up with friends and working on writing! In the morning Rasmus and I went on a long […]

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Two Friends Headed for A Fitness Competition. Blogger + Trainer Collaboration in Oslo!

Two new friends, both in our twenties, living abroad in Oslo, Norway, with a passion for horses, lifting weights, drinking coffee, and dreaming big…. this is a collaboration between American blogger Brooke Eriksen and Swedish fitness competitor / personal trainer Johanna Vestin! On November 4th, 2017 we will be competing together in the 2017 WBFF […]

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American Dinner in Oslo at the NightHawk Diner!

This weekend Rasmus and I had the best time catching up with two of the girls I met when I first moved to Norway! Mya is from the USA and Samira is from New Zealand, their partners Espen and Øivind are both Norwegian. Sometimes it is SO nice to feel something a little American, and […]

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June 2017 Norwegian Fashion Picks!

This June in Norway it’s all about keeping it light, comfortable, and sleek with a hint of cuteness. Off the shoulder tops are very in, so are lightweight trench coats with a “cape-like” feature. High waisted pants, that have embroidery, and a flare legs are also all the rage. Footwear? Norwegians like to be outside, […]

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The Chic Norwegian Polo Open

Polo, champagne, beautiful people: today was the annual Norwegian Polo Open. Many of the attendees opted to spend several nights at the beautiful Hotell Refsnes Gods in Moss, Norway, just a moment drive to the polo grounds. I had a wonderful morning at the hotel enjoying the bright green gardens, view of the water, and […]

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