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Exploring Slovenia From Kranjska Gora to Piran

Kranjska Gora – northern gateway to the Soča Valley – became our base for several days.  It’s a picturesque alpine village popular for both winter sports and summer hiking trails.  September is a glorious time to visit.  The crowds have departed; the air is crisp;…


Exploring Slovenia From Ljubljana to Kranjska Gora

Traveling through Slovenia by car is a treat.  It enables one to soak up the beauty of the countryside, visit picturesque medieval villages, hike the spectacular gorges, and enjoy the lakes in the early mornings and evenings when there are no tour busses in sight. …


Slovenia – Ljubljana

Slovenia is approximately half the size of Switzerland. It's pristine, is dotted with charming villages, the locals are warm and welcoming, and the country is bestowed with extraordinary natural beauty: from lakes and waterfalls to gorges, endless hiking trails, soaring mountain peaks, and spectacular caves.…



As one enters Grand Teton National Park from the North, one is greeted by turquoise Jackson Lake; The Snake River that meanders through the landscape; and the jagged fangs of the majestic Tetons. This spectacular sight was captured in the iconic black and white photo…


Road Trip – Utah
Arches National Park and Canyonlands

The entrance to Arches National Park is a 5-mile drive from Moab, where you can pick up a picnic lunch, snacks, and water. If you don't plan on doing much hiking, Arches can be seen in half a day, though ideally, one should allow for…


California Road Trip
Santa Monica to Paso Robles Wine Country

Take the California Incline that leads from Santa Monica's Ocean Avenue to the Pacific Coast Highway. The sight of golden sands, an emerald blue ocean, and the purple Santa Monica Mountains, announces that you have left the city behind and are on vacation. The drive…

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