Located in Älmhult, Sweden is the epicenter of all things Ikea. This small town boasts the home of the original Ikea store, which opened in 1943. Now the town is home to the official Ikea museum, which is located in the original store. Along with the Ikea hotel, Ikea test lab, Ikea corporate office. A… Read More Älmhult, Sweden: An Ikea Experience
We recently turned in our first official paper for my travel writing class. The assignment was to write about a recent trip or experience we have had in the first two months while abroad. We needed to focus on describing the people we met and places we visited. I decided to write about a trip… Read More 48 hours. 16 miles. 251 steps.
Sometimes the best adventures happen on a whim. About a month into school a classmate, Ingrid, and I were discussing our interest in visiting Auschwitz, the concentration camp in Poland. I shared my thoughts of really wanting to go but not wanting to go alone. Ingrid then suggested we go together. My type A mind… Read More Taking a Chance: Krakow, Poland.