One Week in Croatia

One Week in Croatia: Our Itinerary

How to spend one week in Croatia, including a road trip through the Istria Peninsula and Plitvice National Park and the coastal towns of Split and Dubrovnik.

One Day in Ljubljana

How to Spend One Day in Ljubljana

As we started planning our Eastern Europe itinerary, we didn’t know much about Slovenia. After a little research, though, it quickly emerged as a much-anticipated part of the trip. In … Read more

Two Days in Budapest

Two Days Exploring Budapest

As one of the largest and most beautiful cities in Europe, Budapest is a must-stop for anyone traveling to Eastern Europe. Here, in the capital city of Hungary, you’ll find … Read more

Side Trips from Prague

Two Great Side Trips from Prague

As we have said many times, there are certain cities and sites that are must-see for good reason. If you are going to the Czech Republic, you simply must visit … Read more

Exploring Prague

Exploring Prague in Two Days

Coming into Prague on the bus from the airport was an interesting contrast in Soviet-era construction versus elaborate pre-Soviet buildings. We found the mix of styles intriguing and immediately knew … Read more

Planning Our Eastern Europe Trip

Planning Our Trip to Eastern Europe

When people think about traveling to Europe they often think of Italy, France and Spain in Western Europe. All of these countries are amazing (or so I’ve heard) and well … Read more

Italy Travel Tips

Tips for Your First Visit to Italy

Traveling overseas can be daunting when you encounter different language, currency and customs. Here, we share 14 tips to help you prepare for your first visit to Italy, one of the most-visited countries in the world. We cover everything from what to expect in hotels and bathrooms to staying connected.