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🏳️‍🌈A 🇫🇮 #LGBTQ+ travel writer & educator on the road with her 🇭🇺 wife @peajaypea 💕
🌍 32 countries
📍Hml/Tre 🇫🇮, lived in 🇸🇪🇺🇸🇭🇺
📮emiliachi@gmail.com

https://www.emilia-ontheroad.com/

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I think it’s such an insane coincidence that @peajaypea comes from a town in Hungary that is famous for its medieval castle and for being the birthplace of Hungary’s national composer Erkel Ferenc. After all, in Finland, we live in Hämeenlinna, which is the birthplace of Finland’s national composer Jean Sibelius AND has a medieval castle, too 😁. Gyula and Hämeenlinna would make perfect twin towns, or what do you think @visithameenlinna and @visitgyula 😉?
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What kind of trips do you like the most? In my 20s, I was all for the city break, and while I still love big cities, these days I find small towns or even the countryside more appealing 🌿. I dream of a long trip to the English countryside - I want to go to Cornwall and the Cotswolds in particular! I’d also really like to go to Vimmerby in Sweden, as well as a retirement home for really old animals right here in Finland. In the meanwhile, here’s a nice-looking duck from Gyula!
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Gyula ❤️! I can not recommend this Hungarian small town enough! I know A LOT of people go to Budapest, but in my opinion the real Hungary can be found when you leave the capital city behind.
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Also, going to @matkatravelfair on Saturday, anyone else coming 🚃🌍?
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I can’t believe this is what December/January looks like in Central Europe! I mean, green grass in the middle of the winter? 🌿 Confusing and maybe even somewhat unfair 😂!
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ARVONTA ON PÄÄTTYNYT!
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Voita liput Matkamessuille @matkatravelfair (18-20.1.2019)!
Sain kaksi lippua arvottavaksi teille. Liput oikeuttavat sisäänpääsyyn yhdelle päivälle. 
Näin voit osallistua:
🗺 Seuraa minua.
🗺 Tykkää tästä postauksesta.
🗺 Tägää kaveri, jonka kanssa haluaisit käydä messuilla ja kerro, mikä on unelmamatkasi.
🗺 Lisäarpa: jaa kuvani storeissasi ja tägää minut.
🗺 Arvonta päättyy: ti 15.1.2019 klo 20.
🗺 Lähetän liput voittajalle sähköpostitse.
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I’m giving away two tickets to Matka Travel Fair @matkatravelfair in Helsinki,Finland (Jan 18th-20th).
This is how you can participate:
🗺 Follow me.
🗺 Like this post.
🗺 Tag a friend and tell me what your dream holiday destination is.
🗺 Extra chance: share this post in your stories and tag me.
🗺 The giveaway is open until Jan 15th, Tuesday 8 p.m. Finnish time.
🗺 The tickets will be sent to the winner via email.
🗺 Please, only take part in the giveaway if you can make it to Helsinki at the weekend!
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Gyula is full of adorable little streets like this where you’re greeted by watchdogs behind every gate and cats glaring at you suspiciously. Sometimes there’s also a curious grandma shamelessly staring at you, the newbie, as you pass by her house 😂.
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Made some chicken friends in Hungary 🐓!
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On a wintery walk in Gyula with @peajaypea ❄️💜. I love holidays because we get to spend so much time together! I wish we could find a way of being self-employed so every day could be like this. Until then, though, it’s back to work tomorrow...
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Tried to make some sheep friends but they didn’t seem too interested in me 🤷‍♀️🐑. There’s always a little petting pen for sheep in downtown Gyula around Christmas so I guess the sheep get to meet more than enough people during their time there. Cute nevertheless!
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We have just got back home from a week in Gyula, visiting @peajaypea’s dad for the holidays, so next up I have some wintery (to me, springy more like!) pictures from this lovely small town in Hungary 💛.
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Happy New Year 2019 to everyone 🎊! I hope it will be full of beautiful moments, happiness and dreams coming true 💕. This year, I want to focus more on the things that make me happy - singing, listening to music, writing letters, reading, seeing my friends; and also really going for my goals while taking better care of my mental health at the same time.
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Here in Hungary, these little pigs with a coin on their back symbolise good luck and wealth for the coming year 💕🐽.
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2018 hasn’t really been my favourite year. I haven’t really had any interest in travelling, and my favourite part of the year was getting to spend July at home in Finland after being abroad each and every summer since 2013. I feel like I’ve seen all the places I want to see and I don’t have enough energy for or interest in travelling. I’ve had years like this before, that I didn’t want to travel, and the interest returned later. I follow 20+ year-old travellers on Instagram and think to myself, “been there, done that, don’t want to do it anymore”. In your 20s, places and things feel new and exciting whereas in your 30s you just want to be in peace - or at least I do.
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Workwise this year has been exhausting as well as I spend my days in an uninspiring and to me utterly uninteresting environment with people who I mostly have nothing much in common with. I never see people who are even remotely the same age as me, and I’m the only LGBTQ+ teacher at my workplace and recently got told I can’t teach an optional course on LGBTQ+ topics because someone might complain. *sigh*
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Many other things failed this year as well, and it feels like no matter how hard I try, I just always fail, no one listens to me, and I never achieve my own goals.
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I’m so sick and tired of everything, especially pleasing other people, and in desperate need of for once living for myself and according to my own values, doing the things I want to do and seeing the people I want to see. As far as I know, we only have one life and it can’t be wasted like this. Here’s to a better 2019 💕 *fingers crossed*!
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