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THE ROMAN ARCHITECTURE IN PULA, CROATIA

December 1, 2017

A short drive from Medulin is the city of Pula. A heavily influenced ancient Roman area where you can still find an abundance of gorgeous old Roman architecture. When looking at a map the town is set on the tip of the Istrian Peninsula. It’s more modern as opposed to Rovinj which has more of a charming character with its hilltops populated by narrow streets. In Pula, you can stroll the streets that are not on an incline in a fairly modernized city. If you have small children Pula is a great city as you won’t need to drag strollers up and down stairs since it is mostly flat.

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Croatia, Featured

A DATE NIGHT IN ROVINJ, CROATIA

October 23, 2017

The first time I came to Rovinj was almost 10 years ago when I spent the summer in Bosnia to visit family and friends. By chance I ended up in Rovinj for an impromptu trip, that was only a couple hours away. Upon arrival to Rovinj I was so mesmerized by it’s romantic cobblestone streets that seemed to be packed in so tightly with buildings. The town has a relaxed feeling that cherishes eating dinner with friends and sipping wine outside on the patio restaurants. You will fall in love with it instantly.

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Croatia, Featured, Travel

SUMMER ROADTRIP IN CROATIA: GETTING THERE BY PLANE & CAR

October 5, 2017

One of the best beaches in the world, that has not been known to most Americans until recently it seems, are the beaches of Croatia. Long known by many Europeans as the equal to the French Riviera is the Croatian Riviera ( much much cheaper as well!). Abundant with many islands and crystal clear blue waters, Croatia is a place that could please everyone’s beach wishes. From secluded islands, to popular tourist spots with hundreds of cafes to sit around and people watch. Croatia is one of the top places to vacation in the world.

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Chicago, Featured, Travel, USA

WEEKEND TRIP TO CHICAGO

June 16, 2017

My husband lived in Chicago when we met and we had a long distance relationship for 2 years before we got married. I had my fare share of trips to the city over the years while visiting family and friends after he moved to Atlanta with me. It’s one of the few cities that will always have a special place in my life. Recently we flew up to Chicago for the weekend for a friends birthday. Here’s a list of things to do, eat, and see if you are in the city for a limited time over a weekend.

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Budapest, Featured, Travel

48 HOURS IN BUDAPEST, HUNGARY

February 9, 2017

While my husband and I were visiting family in Zagreb, Croatia we decided to take a short trip to Budapest, Hungary. A train ride seemed like the best and cheapest option so we bought tickets at the train station and headed on our way (you can buy the tickets online on Rail Europe here as well). Before we headed out on our trip to Budapest we booked our stay through the website Jetsetter.

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Featured, Iceland, Travel

9 THINGS: VISITING THE BLUE LAGOON

January 25, 2017
blue lagoon

There are a few things you’ll need to know when visiting the Blue Lagoon in Iceland. Here is a list of 9 things that are good to know before your first visit. Some are fun facts about the Blue Lagoon and others are tips on what to try out once you are there. Hope you enjoy your stay!

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Featured, Iceland, Travel

ICELAND TRAVEL ITINERARY | (PART 3)

December 28, 2016
blue lagoon

As we were waiting for the bus to pick us up from our hotel for our scheduled visit to the Blue Lagoon I was thinking in the back of my head that we might not get picked up again. However, I can say that on our final and 4th day we finally made it to one of the 25 wonders of the world!  The well known Blue Lagoon!

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ICELAND TRAVEL ITINERARY | (PART 2)

December 21, 2016

Part 2 of our Iceland travel itinerary started off with a early morning drive from Reykjavik through south Iceland. An hour into our drive we were greeted with the most spectacular sunrise. So many people were stopping on the side of the road to take pictures, that we had to join in too. We stopped at a few stops to admire the sunrise, especially once we arrived to a valley before the waterfalls. The sunshine was interacting so beautifully with the mist in the valley that it looked like the whole valley was lit. Truly spectacular!

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ICELAND TRAVEL ITINERARY | (PART 1)

December 17, 2016
ICELAND TRAVEL

Iceland is such a spectacular country with beautiful landscapes. My husband and I went in November for our 5 year anniversary. We’ve always wanted to go but never really found the right time. We were a little hesitant to go to Iceland during the winter, but I’m glad we did go during that time! Before we left we created a Iceland Travel itinerary so we can stay on track and see all the sights that we wanted to. Here is a rundown of how our trip of a lifetime planning went.

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