The Versatile Blogger Award- WanderWoman


“I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought; and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.”

G.K. Chesterton

WanderWoman Online & The Versatile Blogger Award

Thank you, Travel Bliss, (Maria) for nominating me for the Versatile Blogger Award. The way that they are actively choosing to follow this bliss is beautiful… so make sure to go check their blog out! Thank you again, Maria.

The Versatile Blogger Award is a way to recognize, connect, and support new bloggers.

The Versatile Blogger Award Rules:
1. Write and publish a blog post thanking and linking back to the person who nominated you.
2. In your post list seven random facts about yourself.
3. Nominate up to 15 other blogs who you follow and that you believe deserve recognition for their hard work.

And now…. I’ll share some random facts about me.


1. I’ve been to 26 states and seven countries.

Woman in Patagonia, Argentina. Pretending to hold up a penguin that is out of reach.
Playing in Patagonia during my year as an Exchange Student.

It’s fun to say out loud.

I deiced that I would stop seeing how many places I can cross off my list for the sake of counting, and count how many places that I have been to so that I can reflect in awe.


2. My favorite non-human animals are pigs.

A woman and pig snuggling.
Snuggling with Bertie while WOOFing in Virginia.


3. One of my most favorite nights of my life was when I unexpectedly spent the night in a tiny house with one of my closest friends along with two friends that I recently met.

Peaceful decor in a tiny home.
Crashing at a Tiny Home in California.

They are incredible people! We spent the night talking, laughing, star gazing, sharing art, and watching a movie on a projector snuggled up close together. It’s hard to top that experience.

4. I have best friends that live in the United States, Germany, Finland, Austria, and Denmark.


Three blonde friends exploring Patagoina
Sara, Calen and Lu loving being Exchange Students.

5. Peanut butter and dark plant-based chocolate is my favorite combination of food that exist on earth.

A girl pointing to the word "vegan" as street art.
Encountering good finds in Santiago, Chile.

6. There are two physical (and mental) practices that I am in love with.

a girl caught mid jump on a beach in Brazil.
Being joyful in Brazil.

I never wanted to run until my best friend basically forced me to try it. Now, I love it. I also had no idea what I was doing when I went to yoga school, but I learned so much and now practice every day. It’s as important to me as oxygen.


7. I haven’t completed college.

There’s nothing that I feel compelled to go for right now, because I am learning about the things that are important to me on my own time. But, if something interest me, I’m not against the idea in the future.



a girl surrounded by green, sitting and thinking in Patagonia
Appreciating Patagonia magic.

The world is my classroom right now.


Other Bloggers that I’d like to nominate:

1. Lotus and Lentils
Tish has a warm and welcoming vibe on their blog that shares amazing plant-based recipes, their journey with yoga, and even covers a little bit of travel.

2. Glimpse of Freedom
Follow my good friend Annik on Instagram to see their travels around the world. They highlight gorgeous food and everyday lifestyle in Germany.

3. The Vegan Vagabond
Kira shares drool-worthy pictures of food on her adventure through handfuls of countries. Kira, you inspire me!

4. RJ Rankin

If you’re excited about being healthy, creating change, and using your thoughts intentionally, please check out RJ Rankin. You won’t regret it! They inspire me each day.


Lastly, there are three Instagram accounts that I’d like to mention.

Brussswole Sprouts puts some serious time in at the gym on his Instagram account. If you want to find motivation and a real laugh at the same time, make sure to check him out.

RadVegan Fitness also keeps their Instagram account updated with his sunshine, inspiration, and positive vegan life style.

Last but not least, please check out super-human Jocelyn on Instagram! Be prepared for heart-melting photos at farm sanctuaries, activism, travel, and art. This human-being has got it all!


Noticed that I used gender-nutural pronouns? Read why here.


Thank you, Helen Otto for editing this blogpost. Photo Credits for photo number 1, 4, and 7 go to Sara Engblom with lots of love.


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