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

Europe, Slovenia

Charming Ljubljana: A First-Timer’s Guide to the Slovenian Capital

Ljubljana (pronounced lee-yoob-lee-yana) is a mouthful to say, but is still absolutely worth visiting. I arrived to the Slovenian capital knowing next to nothing about the city, only to find that is an incredibly charming and underrated European capital. While you can see most of the main sites in a day, I’m definitely glad I… Read More Charming Ljubljana: A First-Timer’s Guide to the Slovenian Capital