Kranjska Gora

Our final adventure in Slovenia was in and mostly around Kranjska Gora. It’s a fairly famous ski town and we had heard it was great for New Years Eve celebrations. Mostly we went to see the gorgeous Julian Alps. To clear it up -the Alps go over 8 countries and 750 miles (1,200 km). So … More Kranjska Gora

Lesce and Lake Bled

We left Ljubljana fairly early in the morning. We walked by the American and Russian embassies which are right next to each other. A fun fact is that this phenomenon doesn’t happen anywhere else on earth – for some reason they’re neighbors in Ljubljana but everywhere else they don’t like to be that close to … More Lesce and Lake Bled

Ljubljana

I may not learn languages very well but I have learned how to spell and pronounce a whole slew of words that once stumped me: Cheonggyecheon, Okonomiyaki, Polizeidiensthundeinspektion. I’m happy to add Ljubljana to that list. While deceptively shorter than the others it isn’t pronounced how it looks. We were saying “Loob-lee-an-na” but that is … More Ljubljana

Bratislava

20 days. 5 countries. 1,262km/784 miles by train and bus. Our last trip in Europe before we move to Asia: here we go. We flew into Austria then headed to Slovakia, Slovenia, technically Italy, and Croatia. We were armed with a small backpack, a duffel bag and a 25 page word document spelling our hotels, … More Bratislava

2019 In Review

I have a recurring New Years Resolution to see 2 new countries a year. Sure I want to see my host country, explore old favorites in detail, and take more day trips around my city. But I also want to remember why I love traveling and to challenge myself to start seeing new things rather … More 2019 In Review