Sarajevo is a riveting city. As the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sarajevo has a long history and tells a mesmerizing story. The must-see Sarajevo sights span several centuries – but are concentrated in the heart of the city. We created a Self-Guided Free Walking Tour of Sarajevo to help other travelers see and understand the city.… Read the rest
Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia, is a fairytale city filled with iconic sights, delectable cuisine, interesting art, nature parks, good craft beer and incredible community events. There are enough Ljubljana things to do to fill an entire week, but for visitors who have just one day in Ljubljana, we’ve rounded up a list of the city’s essential experiences.… Read the rest
Packed with iconic sights, an incredible history and a lively nightlife, Budapest, Hungary certainly knows how to entertain its guests! We explore the top sights and attractions into our 3-Day Budapest Itinerary.
Ljubljana is a city that lands on every Slovenia itinerary – and for good reason! The capital city looks like a fairy tale with the curving Ljubljanica River flowing through the center and around the hill-topping castle. The pedestrian-only Ljubljana Old City, decorated in ornate architecture and cafe-lined cobblestone streets, is filled with Ljubljana sights!… Read the rest
Budapest, as a city, is an extremely affordable destination. However, as we started our research into what to see and do on a Budapest city break, we quickly realized how easily a budget Budapest trip could go bust. Almost every tourist attraction charges an entry fee – some upwards of nearly $20 USD.… Read the rest
Just like the city itself, Sarajevo cuisine is a blend of east and west, with both Turkish and European influences. Of the many reasons we were looking forward to visiting the city, sampling the local fare was high on the list.… Read the rest
Updated for the 2019 Advent Zagreb Christmas Market!
As the crisp air brightens my cheeks and little puffs of breath escape from my mouth, I inhale the scent of sizzling sausages and sweet fritule drenched in chocolate sauce. The tantalizing aroma intertwines with Croatian Christmas music and drifts on a light breeze from the cheerfully decorated wooden huts at the Zagreb Christmas market.… Read the rest
Hiking is one of the best things to do on the Oregon coast! Miles of trails stretch out along the coastline – and we discovered a few of the state’s top hikes near Florence, Oregon. Both state and national parks abound in the area around Florence, providing abundant access to nature via trails and lookout points.… Read the rest
Like most cities in Slovenia, Ljubljana is very walkable. However, the quiant Old Town and bright and wide pedestrian-only streets that run along the Ljubljanica River are only the beginning of the many places to walk in the city center. We think the best place for sunny day strolls are the lush inner-city Ljubljana parks.
There are so many things that make Christmas in Barcelona spectacular! From the fabulous churches to historic Barcelona Christmas Markets to extremely odd Barcelona Christmas traditions, we jumped right in and celebrated the holiday Catalan style! Bon Nadal! (That’s Merry Christmas in Catalan!)
Christmas in Barcelona
When we decided to spend Christmas in Barcelona we had so many questions!… Read the rest