Glampinig in Slovenia Our Big Berry Expeirence JetsettingFools.com

Glamping in Slovenia: Our Big Berry Experience

Slovenia is a country rich in nature – from soaring mountains to lush forests to craggy coastline to crystal-clear rivers, lakes and streams to the gently rolling hills of the countryside. The small country can be traversed in a single day making nature easily attainable on quick day trips from the architecturally stunning and centrally-located capital city of Ljubljana.… Read the rest


Tbilisi Sulphur Baths Our Experience by JetSettingFools.com

Tbilisi Sulphur Baths: Our Experience

Tbilisi, Georgia isn’t just a city you visit, it’s a city you experience. That means over-indulging in carb-loaded cuisine, accepting shots of homemade chacha (and trying not to wince as the potent liquor hits your stomach), tripping over broken sidewalks in the Old Town while wondering in amazement at the barely-standing buildings…and making a visit to the Tbilisi sulphur baths.… Read the rest


A Unique Day of Sightseeing at Lake Ohrid, Macedonia by JetSettingFools.com

Lake Ohrid, Macedonia: A Unique Day of Sightseeing

The autumn sun was already setting over the lake as we made our way down the narrow, one-lane cobblestone street to our apartment; the soft light cast a warm glow over the town. The paper-wrapped, grilled fish that I carried in my hand was growing lukewarm, but I wasn’t all that fussed.… Read the rest


Getting to Zancudo, Costa Rica Golfito Airport JetSetting Fools

Getting to Zancudo, Costa Rica

It was during our housesit in the Netherlands that we made Zancudo, Costa Rica our next destination. We made the decision before we considered how we would get there…before we learned just how off-the-beaten-path Zancudo, Costa Rica is. Thankfully, we had some guidance on getting to Zancudo, but our trip wasn’t without a few gasps and flubs.… Read the rest


Seeing the Northern Lights in Iceland Our Experience JetSetting Fools

Seeing the Northern Lights in Iceland: Our experience

It was our 4th and final day in Reykjavik, Iceland and we hadn’t seen the Northern Lights. On our first three nights, the excursions in search of the green glow in the sky had been cancelled due to cloud cover.… Read the rest


Our interconnected world meeting friends at Angkor Wat sunrise

Our Interconnected World: Travel Stories

In the past 20 months, we’ve experienced the world simultaneously getting bigger and smaller. The more we see of the world, the more we realize there is more that we want to see. Countries that we never considered visiting and cities we hadn’t heard of before keep making their way onto our growing – not dwindling – list of places we want to go.… Read the rest


Housesitting for the holidays: Stories from around the world

Housesitting for the holidays: Stories from around the world

Housesitting for the holidays is a new concept for us. From the moment we agreed to housesit near Nijmegen, Netherlands from mid-November to the end of January, we began pondering how we would celebrate (American) Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s. What are the local traditions? Will we get a tree and decorations?… Read the rest


Visiting the Abandoned Olympic Bobsled Track in Sarajevo by JetSettingFools

Abandoned Olympic bobsled track in Sarajevo

As we watched the third taxi drive away leaving us still standing on the curb, we started to wonder if an adventure to the abandoned Olympic bobsled track on the hillside of Trebevic Mountain was going to happen. The first driver said he didn’t know where it was.… Read the rest