Complete Kilimanjaro Packing List: Kilimanjaro Gear Recommendations and Tips

Each day is an opportunity for a new adventure, and soon I will be embarking on a new adventure to the tallest mountain in Africa: Mount Kilimanjaro. At nearly 20,000 feet, Mount Kilimanjaro is the tallest free-standing mountain in the world and typically takes between 6-8 days to hike. For the first time in my Read More …

Where to Stay in St. Augustine, Florida: Jaybird’s Inn

Jaybird’s Inn is a cozy and well-located hotel just off the main road in St. Augustine, Florida. It is a short 15-20 minute walk from St. Augustine’s historic district and is the perfect home-away-from-home for a family getaway, couples trip, or even solo excursion. The rooms are spacious and clean, the staff friendly and helpful, Read More …

15 Reasons to Visit St. Augustine, Florida: The Oldest City in the United States

If you asked me where the oldest city in America was two months ago, I would’ve guessed somewhere in New England. To my surprise, the oldest city in the U.S. is actually a historic beach town in Northeast Florida called St. Augustine. Once you arrive in St. Augustine, its rich history shines through as you Read More …

2017 Holiday Gift Guide: 25 Best Travel Gifts for Every Budget

The holidays are right around the corner, and we are back with our second annual holiday gift guide, 2018 edition. This year we are bringing you 25 of the best travel gifts on the market, and we’ve organized our guide by budget, making it even easier for you to find the perfect gift for the Read More …

Best Travel Backpack 2018: Kosan Travel Pack System

As avid minimalist travelers, we are constantly on the lookout for new travel backpacks. Having tested numerous travel bags, we know what we like and don’t like, and we are admittedly pretty picky about the gear we travel with. That’s why we surprised even ourselves when we discovered the brand new Kosan Travel Pack System, Read More …

Glamping Slovenia: 10 Fun Activities at Big Berry

Want to hop on the glamping bandwagon but not sure where to go? Big Berry Kolpa River in rural Slovenia is the perfect mix of luxury, relaxation, and fun. With its multitude and variety of partners in the Bela Krajina region, you will never have a dull day. Whether you are in the mood for Read More …

Glamping in Slovenia with Big Berry

During our sister trip this past summer, Diana and I had the opportunity to spend three nights glamping in Slovenia with Big Berry. For those of you who are unfamiliar with the concept of glamping, it is essentially a glorified version of camping that gives people the opportunity to experience being immersed in nature, while Read More …

Slovenian Food: 5 Best Restaurants in Slovenia

Slovenian food is strongly influenced by the cuisine of neighboring countries like Austria, Italy, Croatia, and Hungary. The cuisine is heavy on meats and pastas, and it’s easy to find Slavic dishes like mushroom soups or buckwheat porridge mixed in there as well. What stands out most to me about Slovenian food, however, is the Read More …