A Whirlwind Weekend Part II: Tallinn, Estonia

Without a minute to spare, Tiffany, Mayra and I jetted from our Fulbright orientation to the ferry terminal down on the waterfront in Helsinki. When they said we’d need to arrive at least 45 minutes before our departure time, they weren’t kidding! We needed at least half that time to walk from the ferry terminal … More A Whirlwind Weekend Part II: Tallinn, Estonia

Sporting in Joensuu

Being the active person I am, I have spent some time these first 2 weeks in Joensuu exploring my options as far as sports and various activities to participate in. Being an avid hiker and kick boxer, I had a feeling those opportunities would be few and far between here in Finland, the country of … More Sporting in Joensuu

And so it begins…

24 hours. 9 months. 9 hours. 6 months. 5.5 hours. 5 minutes. 24 hours en route from San Diego, California to Joensuu, Finland. 9 months from the time I received my Fulbright award letter to departure. 9 hours time difference between Joensuu and my students back in Denver, CO. 6 months to explore Finland and work on my … More And so it begins…