Central Europe

Piazza Duomo Trento Trentino
A Weekend in Trento, Italy

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

Velenje Castle and Velenje
Wandering Velenje Castle

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

things to do in lake bled
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…

mangart Slovenia
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…

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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…

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…

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…

view of piran slovenia
Piran: The Perfect Day Trip to the Slovenian Coast

Piran is one of my favorite places in Slovenia. Known for its Venetian architecture and…

Dobrote Dolenjske
Wine Tasting in Ljubljana with Dobrote Dolenjske

Disclaimer that this degustation was gifted to me by Dobrote Dolenjske. All opinions, as always,…

cheese strudel vienna austria
European Food Tour: My Favorite 10 Foods from 10 Countries

Another Friday means another Foodie Friday is here! I asked you guys answered, so you…

slovenian cuisine
An Introduction to Slovenian Cuisine

Slovenian cuisine (slovenska kuhinja) is very diverse thanks to its small size, but varied landscape…

hellbrunn trick fountains
Hellbrunn Palace and Trick Fountains in Salzburg

I must be one of the few people to visit Salzburg who has never watched…