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Wandering Magical and Medieval Koroška

Koroška is the smallest region in Slovenia, along the northern border with Austria and just…

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11 Amazing Things To Do In Western Slovenia

The region of Primorska begins in the Julian Alps and covers Western Slovenia to the…

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Goriška Brda: The Wine Capital of Slovenia

Goriška Brda, or commonly referred to as Brda, is one of the smallest wine-growing regions…

10 Unique Things to Do in Pisa

Pisa is located in Tuscany, a region in central Italy. The Arno river runs through…

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…

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Piran: The Perfect Day Trip to the Slovenian Coast

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

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Wandering Ljubljana Guide

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

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Participating in Food Rituals in Bologna, Italy

When I say Bologna, Italy is underrated by travelers, I really, really mean this. Underrated…

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11 Unique Things You Can Do In Dolenjska

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

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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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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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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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A Weekend Sightseeing in Budapest, Hungary

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

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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Taking My Mom Sightseeing in Venice, Italy!

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