Central Europe

ljubljananica river
Wandering Ljubljana Guide

My first visit to Ljubljana was in 2015, it was cold, dark, and gray but…

otočec castle, dolenjska slovenia
11 Unique Things You Can Do In Dolenjska

Dolenjska is a region located in southeastern Slovenia. Sometimes also written as Lower Carniola in…

Snow in Rakitna Slovenia
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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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…

smarna gora, hikes near ljubljana slovenia
Hiking Šmarna Gora for Panoramic Views

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

best travel moments 2018
My 5 Favorite Travel Moments of 2018

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

local gift guide ljubljana slovenia
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

Here you will find everything you need to learn Slovenian. As a language spoken by…

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…

bogensperk castle slovenia
3 Castles You Can Easily Drive to from Ljubljana

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

visit prague
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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Fulfilling Childhood Dreams in Vienna

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

Two Days in Triglav National Park

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

snežnik castle
Snežnik Castle and the Disappearing Lake

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

Velika Planina Slovenia
An Alpine Escape to Velika Planina

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