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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A Snow Day in Pokljuka, Slovenia

As a born and raised Pennsylvanian I have seen my fair share of snow and…

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A Brief Visit to Riva del Garda, Italy

About a year ago I had the opportunity to take a very quick road trip…

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Overcoming My Flying Anxiety Flying Over Triglav

Over the years a lot of people are shocked to learn that I have flying…

Škofja Loka Castle Slovenia
Visiting Škofja Loka Castle in Slovenia

Let me tell you about my new favorite castle in Slovenia, the Loka Castle in…

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Hiking Šmarna Gora for Panoramic Views

For one of my New Year’s resolutions I want to be in nature more. I…

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My 5 Favorite Travel Moments of 2018

Follow my blog with Bloglovin 2018… you were an intense one! Anyone else? I didn’t…

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Buy Slovenian Made This Holiday Season

With the ease of online shopping sometimes it is easy to forget about the small…

The Ultimate Guide of Resources to Learn Slovenian

I began learning Slovenian just over two years ago and I remember how overwhelming it…

miramare castle
Visit Trieste: A Guide from Ancient Rome to Modern Times

I cannot believe it has been over two years since I went to Trieste, and…

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5 Things You Can Only Do In Pittsburgh

If you find yourself in Pittsburgh sightseeing and want to experience something you can only…

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3 Castles You Can Easily Drive to from Ljubljana

Anyone who knows me, knows I love a good castle. Hell, I love any castle.…

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Visit Prague: An Untouched Medieval City

A few years ago I took a trip to Budapest, then a train to Vienna, and…

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A Weekend of Relaxation and Reflection

Welcome to something a bit different. I wanted to try a new series where I…

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Fulfilling Childhood Dreams in Vienna

To visit Vienna, Austria has been a bucket list item for me ever since I…

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A Weekend Sightseeing in Budapest, Hungary

A few years ago I took a trip by train for 11 days through Budapest,…

Bodiam Castle: An Iconic Water Castle

One of the coolest castles you can see in England is the 14th-century moated classic,…

Two Days in Triglav National Park

Last weekend Jaka had an extra day off for Statehood Day (Dan državnosti) in Slovenia,…

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Stepping Into a Fairytale at Snežnik Castle

Snežnik Castle is from the 13th century and located south of Ljubljana, just about an…