Tagged: explore

Forest scene

Oslo’s Nordmarka: My Backyard

When was the last time you explored your own backyard? This particular Sunday in August was arguably the last one of the summer, or so they claimed. I therefore eagerly strapped on my hiking...

Summer in Iowa

It had been six years since I last felt an Iowa summer kiss my cheeks. Six years since I had felt that intense Iowa humidity, where my hair never quite dries. Six years since...

Aker Brygge

Five Hidden Gems of Oslo

By Leah Plotz Oslo is very much a friluftsliv city, much of which can be explored no matter what the season. There are a few places in Oslo that you won’t find in guidebooks,...