I Want to Travel the World: 50 Memories in 50 Countries

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I want to Travel the World

We just crossed the border from South Africa over to Namibia. I am over the moon with excitement for what this trip through the Namibian desert will bring. However, it is also a milestone for me because I have now set foot in and traveled through 50 countries! I know that numbers don’t matter and many travelers choose not to “count countries”, but I have always found that setting a goal pushes me to actually do something. Long ago, I told myself I would see the world. Having traveled to 50 countries I have now been in more than 25% of the … Read More

We Traveled the World for a Year with a GoPro: Here’s What Happened

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Our Best GoPro Travel Shots From One Year Around The World

So, it’s officially been 12 months since we quit our jobs, left our NYC apartment, and packed up for a life on the road to travel the world for a year. We had so much positive feedback detailing our first six months of travel (told by a GoPro,) that we decided to update everyone on our next six months. If you missed it, feel free to catch up and check out our GoPro travel story from Latvia to Serbia. We pick back up here in Serbia and finish the year at the tip of Africa. Needless to say, it’s been a … Read More

Balkans Travel Itinerary: The Best Eastern European Cities to Visit

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10 Amazing Cities for Balkan Travel

On our last European tour, we spent almost half of our time on a trip through the Balkan region, which is home to some of the best Eastern European cities. From Albania to Romania, every country and location has something unique to offer. The Balkans are slightly less traveled than Western Europe, they are more affordable, and are filled with friendly locals. It all adds up to make one of our favorite regions to travel through in Europe. It’s hard to pick favorites, but here are our top cities for the best Balkans travel itinerary, in no particular order. Not sure what or where the … Read More

15 Balkan Travel Tips You Should Know Before You Go

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Balkan Travel tips

The Balkans are a terrific place to travel. One of our favorite regions we’ve been in Europe. However, before you travel the Balkan region there are some tips you should know. When it comes to Balkan travel tips we should clarify what we mean by “Balkans”. Where exactly is the Balkan Region? And what exactly is it? The easy answer would be the geographical definition of the Balkans, which is the region encompassing the Balkan mountains. This can include Greece, Romania, Bulgaria, Serbia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Kosovo, Turkey, Croatia, and Albania. However, the Balkan Region is viewed much more as a cultural region. Therefore, we … Read More

Slovenian Food and Drink You Gotta Taste At Big Berry

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Going Local in Slovenia Bela Krajina

Two Weeks of Slovenian Food Along The Kolpa We spent two weeks along the Kolpa River, enjoying fresh local Slovenian food products, the countryside, and the teal colored river. The Bela Krajina region, like the rest of Slovenia, is fertile and produces plenty of great regional specialties. Our hosts at Big Berry were sure to take advantage of a wide range of the local cuisine and suppliers in the area. In addition to enjoying the wonderful river, we spent our days visiting these local purveyors.  Ghee, It’s Magical Our favorite Slovenian food product highlighted by camp was also its closest to home–made by … Read More

Bela Krajina, Slovenia: Big Berry Makes This Quiet Countryside Glamorous

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Glamping in the Slovenian Countryside

News flash! I am not camping person.  I love being outdoors, I love adventure activities, and I absolutely cannot stand being in a room without a window connecting me to the sun. However, if you throw me in a tent and tell me to shower in the river I may kill you in your sleep. So when the opportunity to “glamp” in Bela Krajina, Slovenia came about I was ecstatic. You mean to tell me I can be one with nature while still having access to a hot shower, comfy bed, AND WiFi? Sign me up! Springtime finally rolled around and … Read More

One of the Most Famous Caves in the World and More in Slovenia

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Perfect Day Trips in Slovenia

We spent two weeks of our time in the beautiful Slovenian countryside with the luxury glamp camp team at Big Berry and loved exploring the region. However, sometimes you need a little time to do some “touristy” things or must visit locations. With a full van and some morning coffee, we set out on the perfect day trip to discover two of Slovenia’s most popular destinations. If you’re looking for day trips in Slovenia, take some time to visit the one of the most famous caves in the world and the stunning Lake Bled.  See Some of the Most Famous Caves in the … Read More

Best Coffee Shops Ljubljana: Café Hopping in Ljbuljana

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Cafe Hopping in Ljubljana

Best Coffee Shops in Ljubljana, Slovenia: Cafe Hopping Guide Ljubljana happens to be Slovenia’s largest city and capital, but you wouldn’t know it. It has been named the greenest European city and features the largest pedestrian city center that is just brimming with life. Citizens and tourist alike love to drink coffee by the gorgeous riverfront. Our first day in Ljubljana we spoke to a local who described her city as “a little girl who likes to play dress-up in her mother’s clothes. She’s beautiful and has refined elements, but should never be taken too seriously.” The city center is brimming … Read More