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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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…

kraški pršut and teran tasting
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…

Fusine Lake Italy
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…

flowers along the coast in Marina di Pisa
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 2019

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…

Dubrovnik, Croatia
A One Day Guide to the Old City of Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik has been on my radar far longer than the existence of Game of Thrones.…

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Tartin Square in Piran, Slovenian Riviera
15 Beautiful Day Trips from Ljubljana

Here are 15 beautiful and easy day trips from Ljubljana, Slovenia that I would highly…

I’m a Traverse Creator Award Nominee!

I never thought I would write these words. I am an award nominee. Me?! And…

salad from Bife in Ljubljana, Slovenia
5 Delicious Lunch Spots in Ljubljana

Over the past 4 months in my new office in the center of Ljubljana, I…

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The Why I Never Wrote About London Post: My Immigration Story

This has not been an easy post to write, but I think it is important…

Neuschwanstein Castle
Visiting Neuschwanstein Castle

Visiting Neuschwanstein Castle is definitely marking one off of the castle bucket list. This has…

Mokrice Castle
A Weekend of Slovenian Castles

I am on a journey to visit and document as many Slovenian castles as I…

slovenian easter traditions
Learning How to Make Potica and other Slovenian Easter Traditions

One of my favorite parts of traveling and living abroad is learning about new holiday…