Belarus, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Europe, General Tips, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Travel Tips, Ukraine

20 Tips for Traveling Eastern Europe

I’ve visited lots of places in Eastern Europe. It is one of my favorite regions in the world to explore, but one that so many people deem “dangerous” and disregard completely. Which is why I’m here to tell you that it’s not that scary, and absolutely worth visiting! A trip to Eastern Europe will require… Read More 20 Tips for Traveling Eastern Europe

Bosnia & Herzegovina, Croatia, Europe, Montenegro, Serbia, Slovenia, Transportation, Travel Tips

Planes, Trains (Coach Buses, Minibuses, Ferries), and Automobiles: Transportation in the Western Balkans

On my most recent trip to the Balkans, I spent a lot of time getting from one place to the next. There were surprises, random detours, many “I wish I had known!” moments—and all of it required a lot of patience. While undoubtedly some of this advice will apply to the other southeastern European countries… Read More Planes, Trains (Coach Buses, Minibuses, Ferries), and Automobiles: Transportation in the Western Balkans

Bosnia & Herzegovina, Croatia, Europe, General Tips, Montenegro, Serbia, Slovenia, Travel Tips

15 Signs You’ve Traveled in the Balkans

The Balkans is a region located in southeastern Europe that generally comprises the countries of Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Montenegro, Serbia, Kosovo, Albania, Macedonia, Bulgaria, Romania, and Greece. It is one of the most underrated yet stunning areas not just in Europe, but possibly the whole world! I recently traveled to the western half… Read More 15 Signs You’ve Traveled in the Balkans

Croatia, Europe

One Day in Zagreb

On my most recent trip to Croatia, I finally made it to the capital city: Zagreb. I only had one day to explore, but I did my best to make the most of my limited time! Zagreb is full of Austro-Hungarian architecture, al fresco cafes, and lots of squares and parks. If you have only… Read More One Day in Zagreb

Croatia, Europe

Dubrovnik: 10 Tips for Visiting the (Increasingly Popular) Jewel of the Adriatic

“If you want to see paradise on Earth, come to Dubrovnik.” –George Bernard Shaw Nearly two years ago, I visited Croatia for the first time. I fell in love instantaneously with Dubrovnik, the coast, the scenery, the sea, everything. I knew that tourism would only increase in the upcoming years: this jewel of the Adriatic… Read More Dubrovnik: 10 Tips for Visiting the (Increasingly Popular) Jewel of the Adriatic