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.

Open Wine Cellar Days in Goriška Brda

Open Wine Cellar Days, or Dnevi odprtih kleti in Slovene, took place across Goriška Brda…

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The Definitive Guide to Traveling to Slovenia in Summer 2020

Traveling in 2020 is not for the fainthearted and especially challenging for those with limited…

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11 Best Things to Do in Koper

It is often forgotten that Slovenia has a coastline. Tucked between Italy and Croatia and…

Day Trip Date in Koper with Mini Adventures

Mini Adventures asked me if I would like to take one of their products out…

A Food and Heritage Walk in Idrija

By June, Slovenia is lush and shades of green. It begins to feel warm even…

Photo Diary: Ljubljana, Slovenia

Before 2015 I never considered traveling to Slovenia, let alone imagine that one day I…

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An Alpine Escape to Velika Planina

If there is one place you should visit in Slovenia it should be Velika Planina.…

Why Supporting Local Tourism is More Important Than Ever Before

I have been avoiding writing about this topic explicitly, but it would be insincere to…

Eat Like Royalty in These Slovenian Castles

Can you imagine dining in a real castle? Sitting in the main dining room of…

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3 Days in Budapest, Hungary

Are you heading to Hungary and wondering how to spend 3 days in Budapest? Perfect!…

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The Best Virtual Travel Experiences for Modern Times

As you know, travel is essentially canceled until further notice and especially international travel. That…

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Photo Diary: Honeymoon in Greece

In 2018, Jaka and I got married in Slovenia. It was a really lovely celebration…

Pust: A Guide to Slovenian Carnival

Around the world, February is the time of the year for celebrating the end of…

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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…

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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…