Visiting Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden Cape Town, South Africa by JetSettingFools.com

Visiting Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden in Cape Town

The Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden is a must-see in Cape Town, South Africa! The gardens are nothing short of spectacular and – knowing that now – we would have been seriously disappointed if we would have missed visiting Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden. To help other visitors make the most of their time in the gardens, we put together this helpful guide of useful information.… Read the rest


Views from Cape Town’s Table Mountain and top tips for the Table Mountain Cableway by JetSettingFools.com

Views from Cape Town’s Table Mountain (and top tips for the Table Mountain Cableway!)

Cape Town’s Table Mountain sits majestically in the background – to be marveled at in its enormity on clear days and in wonder on overcast days when the South Easter winds create the ‘tablecloth,’ shrouding the plateaued top in clouds. But the best way to experience one of the most famous mountains in Africa is from the top of it.… Read the rest


Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic A Fairytale Town by JetSettingFools.com

Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic: A Fairytale Town

Once upon a time in the land of Bohemia, there was a beautiful town nestled on the banks of a curving river. On top of a craggy hill was a mighty castle where the royal family lived. Through the centuries, the town retained its medieval appearance; it escaped destruction by war or natural disaster.… Read the rest


Visit Plitvice Lakes National Park Croatia in Autumn a Photo Essay JetSettingFools.com

Visit Plitvice Lakes, Croatia in Autumn

Besides the dramatic coastline, Plitvice Lakes is Croatia’s most well-known natural wonder. The chain of 16 lakes filled with vivid blue water are linked by a series of waterfalls. Streaming, thundering, tumbling and babbling, the flowing water has carved a deep canyon into the limestone rocks.… Read the rest


Iceland in Wintertime Vik Black Sand Beach JetSettingFools

Iceland in Wintertime: A photo essay

We were in Iceland for less than 100 hours – 98 hours, to be exact. In that time, I managed to click the shutter on my camera more than 2000 times. I try to practice self-restraint, but with the beauty of Iceland in wintertime, I had zero willpower.… Read the rest


Nijmegen Netherlands in Pictures The Weigh House on Grote Markt JetSetting Fools

Nijmegen, Netherlands in Pictures: A Photo Essay

Nijmegen, Netherlands in pictures is a compilation of our 13 best photos of Netherlands’ oldest city. During our two-month stay in the nearby village of Beek-Ubbergen, we made several trips into the city – and were able to capture the beauty of Nijmegen, Netherlands in pictures.… Read the rest


Sarajevo, Bosnia i Herzegovina Memorial to the Children Fountain

20 years after the Siege of Sarajevo: A photo essay

We visited Sarajevo 20 years after the Siege of Sarajevo and realized it’s a city that is still very much in recovery. Although it seems nearly impossible to visit Sarajevo without at least some knowledge of the war that occurred there, it would be equally impossible to go and not notice the marks left from almost four years of fighting.… Read the rest


Trogir, Croatia harborfront promenade

A Day Trip to Trogir, Croatia

As much as we loved seeing sights in Split, Croatia, we decided to split town for a day trip. We hopped a bus at the main bus station, traveled about 15 miles west and landed in yet another UNESCO Heritage Site, Trogir.… Read the rest