A shot of the Spanish Flowers

Greetings, I’m Greta. A Minnesotanpickle-eating, travel-loving, Spanish-speaking, Foodie, Photographer and mother.

Whenever and wherever I am I love to travel and eat locally. I love food that has been sourced locally and then crafted into delicious magic by chefs. I especially love food that you can grow (or forage) yourself and try to focus my own cooking and recipes along those lines- from dirt to table (since it’s not really farmed if it’s foraged, right?!)

While I love the architecture and sights of a big city, my heart is always in nature, so that’s where my blog focus resides as well. Outdoors adventure in all its glory- from stand-up paddle boarding to hiking state parks to exploring empty beaches or finding new dog-friendly adventures.

My son travels with me 95% of the time so I’ll always share the kid-friendly secrets to my travels too. I believe travel can’t be fully appreciated if you can’t share it with those you love.

family photography by @shineonyoucraydiamond

Fabulous Family Portrait by Jill Emmer of Shine On Photos

I have lived in the USA, Spain, Chile and Costa Rica and traveled to at least 15 countries outside of those; including South Korea, China, Peru, Guatemala, Argentina, Finland and Greece, to name a few.

4 Thoughts on “ABOUT

  1. This is SO awesome, Greta!!! You’re an amazing photographer! And person…and pickle-eater ;)
    I’m enjoying looking and reading through all the posts. Keep them coming!

  2. ClemandMarcellaNo Gravatar on September 10, 2014 at 1:40 am said:

    Hey! I found you through the Travel Tuesday link up… and I’ve just seen that you lived in Chile! Me too!! I’m off to read every single one of your Chile posts now ;)
    ~ Marcella

    • Greta AlmsNo Gravatar on September 10, 2014 at 10:24 am said:

      Thanks Marcella- I just wish that I had had my blog when I lived in Chile. Most of my posts are about food now, as so much changes in a short time and I haven’t been back to Chile in over 5 years (!!) Horrible! :c) Thanks for visiting!

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