Destinations

Piran by Surprise

I visited Piran by accident. After several lovely days in Ljubljana, my boyfriend and I originally intended to head north to Slovenia’s wine region. I was very excited to visit a small medieval town called Ptuj, mainly because I am really not mature and the name is pronounced “Pahtoohie.” However, due to my inability to …

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Yellowstone in Pictures

Yellowstone, with it’s rainbow of hot springs, sputtering geysers and steaming charred earth is the strangest place I’ve ever been. The entire park is actually situated over a giant supervolcano, which is the cause of the zany geothermal phenomenon that dot the area. It’s also a place of great natural beauty, beautiful lakes, rivers and …

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Things to do in Budapest for Almost Nothing: 6 Cheap Things to Do (and 1 Splurge)

Budapest is sometimes known as the Paris of the East. Never having been to Paris, I can’t verify the connection. I can say that Budapest is an incredibly elegant and sophisticated Central European city. I’m positive that it’s cheaper than Paris. There are so many things to do in Budapest. Here are my top 6 …

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Iceland in Pictures

After Sunday’s post I realized that I had a lot more Iceland pictures I wanted to share with you. Over the course of 10 days I took almost a thousand pictures, here are my favorites: The Blue Lagoon outside of Reykjavik. The water comes from  a nearby geothermal power plant, is steaming hot and leaves …

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8 Free Things to Do in Rome

If you like big cities, really, really vast cities than you will probably love Rome. It is a sprawling metropolis full of beeping scooters, ringing church bells and the constant and jarring juxtaposition of ancient Roman ruins nestled next to vibrant shopping avenues. Thousands of years of history just burst out of every corner; complimented …

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