Split: More than just a transit hub

Split was initially included in our Slovenia and Croatia itinerary out of convenience. It’s the main transit point for ferries from the mainland to the islands and is a bustling city and port. But it’s also worth visiting in it’s own right.  The ‘old town’ of the city is built within an ancient palace, Diocletian…

Expat Uncertainty and Lessons Learnt

We’ve been counting down to answers for months now, deadline after deadline has passed and still we don’t have a clear answer about whether we will stay in the UK for another year, or whether the time has come to move back home (or whether we will move to some other place!). It’s complicated, but…

Zagreb and Plitvice Lakes

Plitvice Lakes are on pretty much every traveller’s Pinterest board, and top the lists of most beautiful places in Europe. They were one of our top reasons for wanting to go to Croatia, and they didn’t disappoint. From Ljubljana, we caught a train to Zagreb, where we whiled away an afternoon before picking up a…

Visit Ljubljana – You Won’t Be Disappointed!

I’ll be honest-I hadn’t heard of Ljubljana until I started researching our Croatia trip and decided to start it in Slovenia, but I’m so glad we spent a few days here soaking in the atmosphere and enjoying the city. It seems like the cafes along the river through Ljubljana are always full and you’re really spoilt…

A Day in Beautiful Bled

Lake Bled is postcard perfect and an easy to reach day trip from Ljubljana, Slovenia. With a castle, an island and plenty of hiking paths, it’s one of the main reasons we added Slovenia to our Croatia trip. For about €12, you can purchase a return ticket from the bus station in Ljubljana on a…