Monthly Archives: June 2016

Istria – Our Intro to Croatia

Croatia’s northernmost coast is the Istria peninsula, the largest peninsula in the Adriatic sea. Naturally this was our first stop in Croatia after crossing the border from Slovenia. Because Istria’s largest city, Pula, stood out from the rest of Croatia with its … Continue reading

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Ljubljana

Ljubljana. That’s right. Keep staring. You don’t even know where to start right? Just replace the j’s with y’s: Lyublyana. There. That’s how you pronounce it. Like the country, the capital is small with a population of less than 300,000 people.  But … Continue reading

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Triglav National Park

I couldn’t wait to step foot into a country that I (and my friends) hardly knew about, and little did I know that I would immediately be awe stricken by Slovenia’s only national park, Triglav National Park.  Driving from Venice to … Continue reading

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Venice

Venice is like a famous art gallery.  With every turn you make, you are welcomed with a gorgeous sight, and you can’t help but take a picture of everything.  It’s just so damn beautiful.  And because it is so famous, … Continue reading

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Montreux, Gruyeres, and Bern

It amazed me that even rest stops in Switzerland could be so beautiful. After two consecutive days of relatively challenging hikes, we needed a chill out day, and little did we know we’d spend most of it at the massive … Continue reading

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The Matterhorn

Immediately upon crossing the border from Italy into Switzerland, the landscape changed drastically to fit the stereotypical Switzerland picture: charming villages spread out on rolling green hills with a backdrop of the snow-capped Alps.  Our goal for the evening was … Continue reading

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