2 days in Dubrovnik- Game of Thrones and the old city

Croatia had been on our travel list for many years. But it wasn’t until Game of Thrones came along that it really bubbled up to the top. Dubrovnik, famous for being Kings Landing, is as beautiful as you would expect. Of course, the history of Dubrovnik and Croatia overall goes much further back than the […]

Food guide for Croatia: Agrotourism in Istria

Food and wine are an essential part of our trips. the 2 days we spent in Istria, which is the wine region in the north of Croatia were fantastic. One of the restaurants we visited was Jadruhi. You can follow them on social media  or check out their Jadruhi website or Facebook page . The […]

Mostar-Bosnia and Herzegovina : Day trip from Dubrovnik

If you’ve spent a few days in Dubrovnik and need a change, one of the cool things to do is head to Bosnia and Herzegovina with which Croatia shares a border and lots of history. Mostar is one of the historic cities and easiest to access from Dubrovnik. What are the top 3 things to […]

Dubrovnik: How to get from Airport to Old Town

Ready to explore Dubrovnik and all it’s Game of Thrones sites! But how do you get to Old Town from the airport? There is no train station in Dubrovnik but if you fly in there are two easy options to get to Old Town from the airport. Either way it takes approximately 30 min and […]

2 days in Verona, Italy

Verona is a hidden gem, rich in history and right at the entrance of Valpolicella wine country. With 2 days to spend, we recommend day 1 in Verona and day 2 in wine country. Top 5 things to do in Verona 1. Take a walking tour – As in any city, we always recommend going […]

Chasing waterfalls: Top 5 in Iceland

Iceland is the land of waterfalls, one more beautiful than the other. These are our top 5, waterfalls but  every ‘foss’ as you drive along the Ring Road is spectacular. Read more about our drive around Iceland here. Another country with great waterfalls is Ecuador- read more about them here. 1. Seljalansfoss Driving south from Reykjavik […]

7 days in Iceland: Driving on the Ring Road

Iceland may seem like a small country but it isn’t. You can spend weeks exploring the country and there are many ways to organize your trip, all centered on the Ring Road. Here’s a suggestion of a slightly grueling 7-10 day itinerary, giving a flavor of the different region, each of which is distinct from […]

Day trip to Luxembourg City

Luxembourg, one of the smallest sovereign states in Europe and the only remaining grand duchy in the world, has been on our list ever since we moved to Europe. Only an hour drive from Metz or Saarbrücken, makes it very accessible. We used one of the many long weekends in June to visit the capital, […]

Day trip to Metz, France

2 hours from Paris by train is the cute city of Metz. It has enough to see, eat and drink and is definitely worth a day trip. For things to do in Paris, check out our post here. We drove there from Zürich, took us 4 hours driving through the pretty French countryside. Being very […]