Goodbye Stock-home, Thank You for the “Bra Dag(s)”!

“To finish the moment, to find the journey’s end in every step of the road, to live the greatest number of good hours, is wisdom.”- Ralph Waldo Emerson Today the sun was bright and the breeze was cool as we traveled by boat to Vaxholm, an island on Stockholm’s archipelago. One thing we have all…

Hej Fämilj!

While the adventure is coming to an end — the experience will continue on with us forever. – Unknown Today was a good day. However, it’s not the first day to be a good day and I guarantee it isn’t the last good day on this trip. For me, the day started good. Soren was…

Looking to Explore, Finding Myself

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” -John Quincy Adams Yesterday in class, Tony said a quote that will stick with me forever, ‘We can always come back here but it will never be with this group of people or in this moment.’…

Jag vill leva, Jag vill dö I Norden

“The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things.” – Ronald Reagan I want to live, I want to die in the North. At this point of the trip for most of us, home feels so close, yet…

Reflecting on Our Past and Sustaining Our Future!

If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it change your attitude. ~ Maya Angelou During our last week from Stockholm, it can be easy to become homesick, tired of the fast-paced Swedish lifestyle and ready to be back in the arms of loved ones. Before we go, we should take the…

Teamwork Makes the Dream Work

“Asgard is not a place. It never was. This could be Asgard. Asgard is where our people stand. Even now, right now, those people need your help.” – Thor: Ragnarok Thursday began in the furriest of ways—a cat café that Sonia found. Between some delicious cinnamon rolls and hot coffees to get us started, we…

A Whirlwind of a Weekend

“The best laid plans of mice and men often go awry.” – Robert Burns This weekend I was determined to not sleep through it and waste my time to explore and find adventures here in Sweden, so before the weekend even started I made plans with my roommates to do things this weekend. Thursday was…