Hi, I’m Miriam Risager

Welcome to my blog. My name is Miriam, and I’m a Danish girl with an adventurous heart and desire to see the world. I created Adventurous Miriam as a space to share my travel stories and inspire people to live a more adventurous life.

For me, adventure is any kind of travel experience that puts me out of my comfort zone. Whether that means going to a country I’ve never been to before, swimming with sharks or traveling alone.

Facts about me:

  • Aside from travel blogging, my other job is copywriting.
  • My superpower is writing stories. That, and I make a kick-ass strawberry pie.
  • I have a Master’s degree in Literature and Religious studies
  • I’m a mom, a wife and business owner. And I’m based in Denmark.
Adventurous Miriam


What Adventurous Miriam is about

Adventurous Miriam is a blog about adventure travel, especially off the beaten path (like the Balkans, Eastern Europe and the Baltics).

I hope to inspire you to visit the undiscovered places that are often more magical and charming than the traditional tourist trail. Follow along on my worldwide trips as I share how you can find adventures out of the ordinary.


How I started blogging

About five years ago, I made two life-changing decisions: First, I decided to become a professional travel blogger; a job that my mom was sure I had pulled out of my imagination. And then, I sent myself to Bali for a month on my first solo trip. I had dreamed of doing something this ridiculously adventurous and equally frightening all of my life… but the right moment hadn’t arrived until then.

Where I come from, it’s not normal to do something like this. Most Danes work from 9-5 and buy a house and car when they grow up. They don’t make a career out of something as fluffy as blogging or travel without their husbands. It’s just not normal.

But I wanted to be a blogger so I worked hard until I reached my goals. Today, I have a thriving copywriting business, a great life in Denmark with my gorgeous husband and son, and a blog that just reached 115,000 followers on social media.

It’s been a crazy ride to get where I am today. But I’ve gained so much in return and I wouldn’t trade it for anything in the world.

Adventurous Miriam

Volcano boarding in Nicaragua

Adventurous Miriam

Hiking in Austria

My blog is growing fast


Countries visited

Countries visited solo

Independent travel experience
12 years

Writing experience
10 years

At a glance

November, 2013


Yours truly

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