Over fall break from school, my girlfriend and I decided to travel to the land of fjords and Freia, otherwise known as the kingdom of Norway. Up until this point, my feet had never set foot anywhere in Europe or anywhere across the Atlantic ocean. In the months prior to our departure of our transoceanic voyage, we made basic preparations such as booking AirBnB’s, brainstorming rudimentary lists of places we wanted to visit based off of google searches as well as compiling a list of foods we wanted to try. Looking back on our trip, I had no idea just how unprepared I was. Filled with youthful ambition and an adventurous spirit, we embarked on our journey. If you don’t mind, I’d like to share some of the experiences and life lessons that I acquired from this journey.