Travel

Articles all about my travels and about my experiences living abroad. Articles often include tips, guides, photos, videos, and maps to enhance your travel experience.

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Snow Castles for King Matjaž in Koroška

The road was zigging and zagging up and down the hills, through the trees, as…

snežnik castle
The Ultimate Guide to Castles in Slovenia

Castles in Slovenia are not on everyone’s radar, especially if they are not named Bled…

For the Love of Food and Connection: Eating at Raw Pasta Fresca Bar

One afternoon I was wandering Ljubljana seeking lunch. I was starting to give up and…

Unique Travel Gifts for the Wanderlust

Buying gifts for travelers, nomads, and wanderlust can often be a struggle. Many of us…

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Best European Christmas Markets for Foodies

The season of European Christmas markets is around the corner and my favorite part of…

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A Weekend in Trento, Italy

Trento might not have been on your radar before, it certainly wasn’t on mine, but…

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17 Sustainability Tips that Save You Money for More Travel

With everyone shoving new eco-friendly and green products in your face it just feels like…

Velenje Castle and Velenje
Wandering Velenje Castle

Velenje, Slovenia is not the first, second, or even third place you consider visiting, but…

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Ljubljana to Lake Bled Day Trip

The most common questions tourists have when coming to Slovenia are probably ‘Can I do…

Wandering Magical and Medieval Koroška

Koroška is the smallest region in Slovenia, along the northern border with Austria and just…

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11 Amazing Things To Do In Western Slovenia

The region of Primorska begins in the Julian Alps and covers Western Slovenia to the…

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Exploring Kras: Kraški Pršut at Pršutarna Ščuka

Suddenly, Jaka and I found ourselves driving through tiny Slovenian Karst towns built of stone.…

Goriška Brda Šmartno
Goriška Brda: The Wine Capital of Slovenia

Goriška Brda, or commonly referred to as Brda, is one of the smallest wine-growing regions…

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An Alpine Day Trip from Lake Jasna to Mangart

A few weeks ago Jaka surprised me with a little itinerary that he put together…

10 Unique Things to Do in Pisa

Pisa is located in Tuscany, a region in central Italy. The Arno river runs through…

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Marina di Pisa: The Sacred Tuscan Beach Town

If you are asking yourself “are there beaches near Pisa?” the answer is YES! Marina…

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How to Travel More Sustainably in 2020

Travel is a massively growing industry which is amazing because travel becomes more accessible but…

Driving in Italy with a US license
Why You Should Never Drive in Italy Without an International Drivers License

They looked down at the human poop on the road and back at me. I…