Truffle Hunting + Mountain Towns: Inland Istria in Winter

Croatia may be known for her coasts, but inland Istria had much to offer too, especially when winter rolls around. A triangular shaped peninsula, with sea to the west and south and Slovenia to the north, Istria consists of seaside towns (we were based in Rovinj to the west), as well as the rolling countryside which we took a day trip to during our roadtrip. … Continue reading Truffle Hunting + Mountain Towns: Inland Istria in Winter

Plitvice Lakes National Park

Plitvice Lakes is in central Croatia, one of the oldest national parks in Southeast Europe, and definitely one of the most beautiful ones. We took the time to drop by the park in winter, driving up from southern Croatia where the sun beat warm on the coast. Crossing through a series of mountain tunnels, the weather abruptly changed! Snow beat down and the landscape was white. … Continue reading Plitvice Lakes National Park

Snapshots from Strasbourg

Christmas season is definitely the moment to visit Strasbourg. On the edge of the France-Germany border, filled with Christmas markets all the long of November, and crisscrossed over with canals and beautiful houses – what’s not to like? We only spent a weekend here, mostly just wandering around the town and taking photos at every corner. Staying in an airbnb in the European Parliament quarters, … Continue reading Snapshots from Strasbourg