Arimo Travels

A 26-year-old Finnish man on a 2-year trip around the world. Travel tips, experiences and bad jokes.

Tag: solo travel

365 Days on the Road – My Journey So Far

On May 15th 2016, I left Finland for a 2-year trip around the world. Here’s a summary of all that’s happened on my first 365 days on the road.

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What Travel Teaches You about Life and Happiness

What travel teaches you about life and happiness? In May 2016, I quit my job and studies to start an indefinite round the world trip. I’ve been traveling for a while now, so I thought I’d write something about the effects this journey has had on my thinking.

Here are a 9 things solo travel has taught me about life.

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6 Things I Miss When I Travel (and 6 Things That Are Better Now)

Life on the road is quite different from the traditional week rhythm back home.  As I write this, I’ve been backpacking for almost six months in a row. Some things are much better now, but there are things that I miss from my former life.

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Bungee Jumping in Pokhara

When I woke up on in Pokhara, Nepal, on Tuesday morning, I didn’t know I’d do my first bungee jump in Pokhara a few hours later. But that’s exactly what happened.

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Pokhara – How Does It Feel to Stay Still?

I’ve been staying in Pokhara, Nepal for over two weeks already. After traveling at a quick pace for almost four months, it feels very different to suddenly stay still without moving forward.

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The Monday Diaries – A Look on the Average Days of a Solo Traveler

What is traveling truly like? If you look at overly polished Instagram photos and blog posts that only focus on the highlights, you might think that traveling means a constant stream of euphoria. Well, that’s not always the case.

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