What We Loved, Hated, and Learned From Our 2017 Travels

2017 was a big year for us. Earlier this year we shared about our goal to travel to 17 countries in 2017, and we far surpassed that goal. As we reflect back on 2017, we decided again to provide you with the highlights from our year and answer your questions, rather than ramble on about every little experience we had on our travels. We hope 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 traveler in your life. While this year’s holiday gift guide 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, a 5-in-1 comprehensive travel system satisfying all your packing needs. Read More …

5 Best Places to Spend New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Eve is right around the corner, and if you don’t have plans yet, don’t worry because we’re here to help you. Since most of the world celebrates this holiday within a 24-hour time span, it is one of the best times of year to travel to a new destination, and your options are virtually limitless. We’ve scoured the world for the best places 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 a canoe trip, wine tasting, or distillery tour, you will 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 still having the same amenities that they would while at 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 freshness of the ingredients. Outside of the city, most Slovenians Read More …

The Perfect 3 Day Itinerary for Ljubljana

Ljubljana is one of my favorite cities in Europe. It is small and quaint, yet packed with delicious restaurants, fun bars, and plenty of fun outdoor adventures within a one hour drive. Despite its status as a former Yugoslavia nation, remnants of the war really cannot be seen in Slovenia. Long story short, Slovenia was only involved in the war for about 10 days and Read More …

Cycling and Food Tour in the Heart of Slovenia

Our trip to Ljubljana would not have been complete without the Cycling and Culinary Tour in the Heart of Slovenia that we went on through Turizem Ljubljana. Although we had just taken the Taste Ljubljana Culinary Tour the previous day, the cycling and culinary tour took us outside of Ljubljana and into the surrounding farmlands. The cycling and culinary tour offered a much different perspective Read More …

Explore the Tastes of Ljubljana with Taste Ljubljana’s Culinary Tour

For the second stop on mine and Diana’s second annual sister trip, we decided to go to Ljubljana in Slovenia, a largely underrated travel destination. We were scheduled to take a direct bus from Rome to Ljubljana, but despite our best efforts to catch it, we ended up missing the bus. As a result, our cheapest and quickest option was to take a train from Read More …