off the beaten path

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…

flowers along the coast in Marina di Pisa
Marina di Pisa: The Sacred Tuscan Beach Town

If you are asking yourself “are there beaches near Pisa?” the answer is YES! Marina…

Mokrice Castle
A Weekend of Slovenian Castles

I am on a journey to visit and document as many Slovenian castles as I…

what to see in Krakow
Traveling to Kraków, Poland: A Cultural and Gastronomical Pilgrimage

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

villa d'este fountains
The Magical Fountains in Villa d’Este

Back in 2014, I was living in England and took a trip back to Rome.…