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…

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…

Rome Part I: Monuments and Gelato

The Eternal City. The name really seems to fit the more you wander through the ancient streets of Rome. The ancient monuments that you can spot while walking down modern sidewalks really drive it home.  The fact that many of the roads follow ancient ones (or the route of ancient chariot races) amazed me, and…

A Weekend in Krakow 

Our weekend in Kraków was a good one, full of delicious food, a beautiful city and a thought provoking and somber day trip to see Auschwitz and the famous salt mines. The history of the city dates back nearly a thousand years and is a colourful one. From the legend of the dragon that lived under…

Looking Ahead to 2017

I know we’ve just finished and reviewed our 2016 adventures, but 2017 is going to be an amazing year, I can already tell. We are getting married on New Years, so that’s a good start! Then off to St. Lucia for the honeymoon! Our next adventure in February is to Sevilla with a trip to the…