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    Berlin is the King of European Hipster, but is the novelty starting to wear? Here are 5 European cities more hipster than Berlin!

    5 Cities More Hipster than Berlin

    Central Europe Travel Tips

    I recently stumbled upon an article claiming Belgrade, Serbia to be the new Berlin. It got me; I had to read it. Why? Because I, too, love Belgrade and I don’t hear much about Serbia’s capital. I believe that Belgrade is a total hidden gem when it comes to European capital cities, and cool cities in general, and worthy of any recognition it receives. But, the question still begs, is Belgrade the new Berlin? When I think of Berlin, I…

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  • The Ultimate European Road Trip: Slovenia
    Slovenia Travel Tips

    The Ultimate Road Trip: Slovenia

    I’ve pledged my love for Slovenia multiple times on this blog. It’s no longer a secret. I’ve been twice in the chilly winter months, witnessing this country’s snowy, holiday appeal.…

  • Bavarian Alps, Germany
    Travel Tips

    Finding Fall

    It’s October, a highly anticipated month as summer settles and autumn abounds. But here I sit, ever so patiently in Madrid… waiting, waiting, waiting… for those leaves to pop. Some…

  • Sunsets in Budapest at the Hotel President
    Budapest

    Dawn vs. Dusk in Budapest

    I used to be a sunset person. As a night owl, it fit my inner clock better than the sunrise. I loved blue hour, when the evening glow hit the…

  • Croatia

    The Healing Sea

    I’m a complicated water baby. I was born in early July as a cancer: a moody crab grasping at life, longing simultaneously for the adventurous sea and the safe feeling…

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    With Childlike Abandon

    I watched several brave souls make the move before I even contemplated it. One by one, they grasped the handrail, hopping over the plunging gap and onto the bow of…

  • Budapest is a city full of good coffee. Here's where to find it.
    Budapest Travel Tips

    The Best Coffee in Budapest

    Growing up outside of Seattle, I developed a refined coffee palette. At least that’s how I prefer to describe my nearly out-of-control crazed caffeine addiction. Let me set the scene:…

  • Slovenia

    A Walk in Triglav National Park

    The trail is to the left before you cross the bridge. I memorized this tip from our Slovenian host as our car cautiously hugged narrow corners along the famously beautiful Vršič Pass…