Cultural Miscommunication or Stranger Danger? Learning to Trust Your Gut While Traveling

Miscommunications can happen frequently while traveling, especially when traveling to places where you do not speak the local language or understand local cultural norms. However, your gut always knows when you are in a safe situation with mere miscommunications due to a language barrier and when the miscommunication is more than a mere miscommunication and your safety is at risk. After traveling to 55 countries, many Read More …

Comprehensive Guide for Things to Do In Lucerne

This summer, I had the chance to go on yet another crazy, fast-paced trip. I managed to cover 8 countries in 15 days, and that’s counting the ~30 hours I spent travelling to and from Europe. The way I planned the majority of my trip was by using the fare planner on Ryanair, where I found a cheap flight from London (where I was before Read More …

15 Awesome Things to Do in Plovdiv

After traveling to over 30 countries in Europe, it’s rare that Hope and I still stumble upon a new European city that we believe to be completely underrated and can call one of our favorites. But that’s exactly what happened when we visited Plovdiv, Bulgaria a few weeks ago. Although Plovdiv is only Bulgaria’s second biggest city, we found it to have so much more Read More …

Experience Luxury in the Bulgaria Mountains at Lucky Bansko Aparthotel Spa & Relax

Bulgaria is covered in mountain ranges, and when Hope and I heard about how beautiful the Bulgaria mountains are, we knew we had to check it out for ourselves. In the winter, the mountains in Bulgaria are a playground for skiers and snowboarders, and in the summer they are a haven for hikers. Nestled at the base of the Pirin Mountains, about two hours south Read More …

An Authentic Bulgarian Accommodation at Complex Kosovo Houses

Kosovo, a village in Bulgaria (not to be confused with the more famous Kosovo in the Balkans) is a small, picturesque Rhodope mountain town that Diana and I visited during our journey through Bulgaria. We found an authentic Bulgarian accommodation at the Complex Kosovo Houses, a group of family-run houses designed, built, and renovated in a typical Rodopi architectural style. The complex is located approximately 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 …

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 …

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 …

A Weekend In Oslo For Budget Travellers

The city of Oslo, Norway presented me with a tough question: can two girls take a budgeted weekend trip to one of the most expensive cities in Europe? I decided to take up the challenge since I am currently in Berlin on an internship until July. On her summer break, my best friend from home was able to visit me, so we decided to take Read More …