Montenegro: The next big little thing

Montenegro: The next big little thing

One of the newer countries in the world, Montenegro had fascinated me since it gained independence from Serbia in 2006. Coincidentally, this is the same year Casino Royale (with it’s famous Montenegro casino scene) came out, likely contributing greatly to Montenegro tourism. So before we set off for Asia, we decided to hop on a [...]

Croatia: an Adriatic escape

Croatia: an Adriatic escape

After experiencing the spectacular beauty of Slovenia, Croatia was the 2nd stop on our family road trip through the Balkans. The last time I was in Croatia was 8 years ago. I remember it quite fondly, and naturally, I had high hopes for this visit as well. While this time around, the trip was quite different (most likely due to no longer having the energy of a 23 year old) it was still a relaxing 9 days filled with beach time, a lot of family dinners, and plenty of relaxation...

5 reasons to fall in love with Slovenia

5 reasons to fall in love with Slovenia

Slovenia is a small country in Eastern Europe that has likely gained more awareness as the hometown of our FLOTUS, Melania Trump. Not a fan? Don’t let that fact turn you off. Slovenia is incredibly underrated and hasn’t been discovered by most people, which is why this hidden gem should really be a stop on anyone’s European vacation. Here are the 5 reasons I fell in love with Slovenia.

Postcard-perfect Prague

Postcard-perfect Prague

It’s called the city of five hundred spires, and it had been on my destination list for a decade. When I lived in France in college, Prague had somehow eluded me despite being a cheap flight away. So, when planning our route from Norway to Italy, I convinced G to let us spend 5 days in Prague. With plenty of recommendations in hand, we set out to make our way through this beautiful – though somewhat gritty – city. We were not disappointed.