Things to Do in Ljubljana

Ljubljana is a small University city, with a beautiful historic city centre. Although it is small and Slovenia is a country you should visit for its countryside scenery, I really liked Ljubljana’s fairytale architecture. It is a great base to explore the country from and perfect to relax for a day or two. Here are some tips on things to do in Ljubljana: … More Things to Do in Ljubljana

Things to Do in Piran

Piran is a small town on the tiny stretch of Slovenian coast. Wedged between Italy and Croatia, the Slovenian Adriatic coast in only 42 km long. Piran is a lovely, well-preserved town. It belonged to the Venitian empire at one point which can clearly be seen in the architecture. This is not the kind of place where you spend a week, but it’s perfect for a relaxing 2-3 day trip. It’s charming, the seafood is incredibly fresh and it’s only a short drive from Trieste, Umag or Ljubljana. So while you are here, this is what you should do: … More Things to Do in Piran

Things to Do in Trieste

Trieste is an absolutely lovely seaside city. It’s beautiful, calm and clean (by Italian standards), vibrant and international. Near the border with Slovenia, Austria, and Hungary, Trieste has been pinged around between different nations during the ages. All those different nationalities have left their mark on the architecture, culture, and cuisine of Trieste, making it a truly unique place in Italy. I had a great time exploring this wonderful city, so here are my tips on things to do in Trieste: … More Things to Do in Trieste

Things to Do in Naples

Naples has a bit of a reputation as a dangerous and dirty city, due to its mafia history. These days, Naples is a beautiful city with just the right amount of grit and edge to be fun. Unlike big tourist destinations like Venice and Florence, Naples has not fallen prey to gentrification. Even in summer, the city is filled with Italians going about their life, not paying much mind to the tourists. … More Things to Do in Naples