Welcome Home

Welcome Home

In 2015, me and my best friend (for more than 20 years) came to Iceland to spend a summer up north. We had been dreaming about moving abroad for as long as we could remember but we didn't go on that trip with any other intention than to see how it would actually feel. We stayed, for good. Got married to two locals, bought homes and found happiness. The kind you only find when you overcome your fears and follow your heart, whatever it may seek. I want to share that happiness with you.

 

Dear Heima is my ode to life, to Iceland, to nature and to all those days spend in the wilderness. I cover my travels around the country, take you with me while hiking, camping, exploring and chasing my very personal dreams. Like getting a van, moving into a cabin, learning how to surf, start climbing, again and just overall grow closer and closer to this amazing planet and the Far North.

 

I try to live, eat and consume consciously. I believe in slow living, in soulmates, in endless possibilities, in finding your path, empowerment, honesty and well, love, I guess. This is a website for all those wild at heart who want to live fearlessly, take a leap, find peace of mind and believe all this is best found outdoors.

My Favourite Gear

My Favourite Gear

This is the gear I recommend the most. Click on the images below to be taken to the purchase page. It’s frequently updated whenever I see that one of my most loved items is sold out or I have another piece that I absolutely want to share with you.

All of what you see are things I own, use frequently and/or am completely convinced of. In some cases it might also be something from the top of my personal wish-lists. Let’s roam and stay save!

What will you find on Dear Heima?

What will you find on Dear Heima?

I have been passionate about traveling, camping, the outdoors and weekend adventures for as long as I can remember. This is for all you like-minded women and everyone in love with Iceland. I’ll cover hiking & biking routes, amazing places to camp (and my favorite recipes for outdoor cooking & yummy snacks). Share where you can go climb or surf or snowboard or kayak in Iceland. I’ll introduce you to my most loved places and spaces on the amazing land of fire and ice (and other breathtaking places all over our beautiful planet, especially the northern hemisphere).

To my favorite (natural) cosmetics brands, tried, tested and loved outdoor gear for various activities and also share personal stories and tips on how to overcome your fears and dream even bigger. I am also publishing mini guides that you can download for free and which provide tons of information like packing lists, best vegan and vegetarian restaurants in the country, camping advice and SO MUCH MORE. I want you to be able to enjoy Iceland to the fullest, heck, to enjoy the great outdoors to the fullest, LIFE to the fullest.

Come hang out with me, virtually and maybe even in real life. Let’s hike together, camp together and explore the world together. <3

If you want to dive into all the topics that I cover, feel free to browse through the categories or head straight to the mini guides section.

See you soon, out there in the wilderness!

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