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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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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Snežnik Castle and the Disappearing Lake

There are many castles and lakes to choose from all across Europe and in Slovenia.…

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Exploring Verona, Italy in 24 Hours

If you just have 24 hours to explore Verona, Italy then you are in for…

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Traveling to Kraków, Poland: A Cultural and Gastronomical Pilgrimage

Kraków, Poland. I can remember it like it was yesterday, except that it was more…

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Taking My Mom Sightseeing in Venice, Italy!

Interestingly, two years later, I found myself booking an Airbnb for Venice, Italy. This time…

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An Alpine Escape to Velika Planina

It is honestly a shame why I haven’t written about Slovenia yet. It is my…

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Photographing the Istrian Peninsula

I wasn’t planning on writing anything about my trip to the Istrian Peninsula in Croatia.…

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Creating a Comprehensive Travel Itinerary

I get asked this question quite often so I thought I would share my process.…

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Guide to an Epic Road Trip Through South West England

A few years ago I rented a car with a friend and took a really…

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Exploring Castles Around Wales

This will be a picture heavy, text light post. I recently took a two-day trip…