friends + feelings

Travel Guilt

It'll hit you when you least expect it. For me, it was as I was driving down a narrow mountain road completely mesmerized by the fresh snow on the mountain peaks towering above, happy. Incredibly happy. The kind of happy that makes your insides feel like a perfectly toasted marshmallow. Everything seems right in the world + I was invincible to the doubts of reality. (more…)

By Heidi Kumm, ago
travel thoughts

Playing Tourist

I have spent the last seven weeks settling into life at Chalet Martin in a small town in the Swiss Alps. I’ve slept in the same bed, cooked in the same kitchen, stashed my shoes on the same shelf + shopped at the same market for almost two months. It’s like I’ve been legitimately living in a tiny mountain town in Switzerland...exactly the experience I planned for when I left the States. It's been nice. It's gotten comfortable. It's time to change. Yea, I know. Why fix what's not broken...but I'm almost out of time to wander Europe so rather than stick to the comfortable I'm headed beyond the borders of Switzerland. (more…)

By Heidi Kumm, ago