DANCING PANDAS

Journaling The Journey

Plovdiv a Must Visit on Any Bulgarian Itinerary

Kapana and it's Street Art makes Plovdiv a must visit place on any Bulgarian Itinerary

Originally Plovdiv was thought to be the oldest city in Europe.  It’s history is now under question due to new archaeological developments.  However, it is believed to have been settled for 6,000 years.  And continuously inhabited since that time.  This makes Plovdiv a treasure trove for antiquity lovers and a must visit on any Bulgarian […]

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Things to See and Do in Apulia

Leaving the Amalfi Coast was hard enough, but driving through the outskirts of Foggia we felt like we were in a different land.  It is customary to see scantily clad young ladies (mostly very good looking ones) sitting on a chair underneath a bridge.  Not the welcome mat that we were hoping for as we […]

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10 Things to See and Do in Mostar

The Old Bridge in Mostar (the top thing to see) down on the turquoise river.

Driving into Mostar through lush mountains and colorful farm land of Bosnia and Herzegovina we immediately noticed the difference in the landscape from Montenegro. After so much research about this ancient city, we could not wait to see it for ourselves. Read on to find out the 10 must see and do things we found […]

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What to See and Do in Montenegro

Masha overlooking Sveti Stefan

The tiny new republic of Montenegro is home to dramatic mountains, gorgeous landscapes, picturesque coastal towns and lovely welcoming people. It encompasses an Adriatic coastline, lowlands and high mountain ranges. Half of the country is covered by thick forests and the Tara River canyon is the deepest and longest in Europe. Consequently, there is so […]

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Kotor Bay – A Jewel of the Balkans – What to See and Do

The glistening water of Kotor Bay is shouldered by limestone cliffs of Lovcen National Park which jut around charming medieval towns. The mountains are dotted with tiny villages and monasteries with peaceful verdant trails between them reflecting in the tranquil water of the bay. Kotor Bay is a national treasure. A true jewel of the […]

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North Macedonia the Great

Steeped in history and nestled between stunning mountains, shimmering lakes and gorgeous parks, North Macedonia quickly became one of my favorite places in the Balkans. Please follow and like us:

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Hoi An the Jewel of Vietnam

Just a 40 minute drive south of Da Nang is a magical ancient town called Hoi An meaning “peaceful meeting place”. Walking through it’s narrow streets set on a graceful river I felt like I was in Kyoto and Venice at the same time. Please follow and like us:

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Perfect Week in Chiang Mai

It is easy to understand why so many people come to Chiang Mai for a few days and end up coming back to spend a lot more time here or even relocate to this super progressive, artsy, foodie city set near gorgeous lush mountains. The city is quite large and diverse. There are many fun […]

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