Discover Slovenia’s Romantic Lake Bled   A Weekend at Slovenia’s Premier Tourist Destination Lake Bled is one of the most photogenic and romantic destinations we visited in our Balkans travels. Our weekend in Bled was not a romantic getaway however, just laughter-filled days with a couple of longtime friends.

 Travel Tales From Slovenia’s Capital City   Our first impression of Slovenia’s capital, Ljublijana, was we had landed in a European version of the Pacific Northwest.   The city’s vibrant downtown has an energetic university feel with pedestrian-only streets lining the riverfront. Among the throngs of bicycle wielding students were pockets of international travelers like, Read More

 Two Weeks Traveling in Croatia   We’ve been dreaming of traveling to Croatia for as long as we can remember, primarily to experience firsthand the amazing emerald pools and waterfalls of Plitvice and enjoy the country’s unspoiled coastline host to 1246 islands.

An Adventurous Approach To Croatia’s Luxury Island   When we decided to put our busy lives on pause and travel around the world for two years or longer, we knew the only way we could pull it off was on a strict budget. In some instances…ultra budget. So when a friend recently commented to, Read More

 A Preview Into Three of Croatia’s National Parks   The marketing department for Croatia’s National Parks has done an outstanding job.  From the majestic cascades and emerald green lakes of Plitvice to the sparkling water of the azure Adriatic and the hundreds of lazy islands, we were lured to Croatia by these scenes of, Read More

A Budget Guide To Dubrovnik In High Season   Making the Most Out of Croatia’s Scenic City in August Dubrovnik is the most expensive city in Croatia. Seasoned travelers may scoff at the mere suggestion of being anywhere near Dubrovnik in August, much less June and July. All summer long cruise ships deposit thousands, Read More

Getting the Most Out of a Day Trip From Mostar   Mostar’s highlights can easily be seen in a day, and many come here from Dubrovnik just to do that. We recommend a longer visit to enjoy the town and the surrounding countryside that includes some stunningly beautiful historical sites and perhaps the most, Read More