Category Archive: Europe

Hiking, Canyoning, and Spelunking our way through Slovenia

When we arrived in Ljubljana by train, we needed to get to the airport to pick up our rental car. We had debated about whether or not to rent a car because it… Continue reading

Croatia: Impressive Beauty, Disappointing Hospitality

When we left Sarajevo we knew we had a 7-hour bus ride to Split, Croatia. What we would soon learn is that all bus rides, when run by a Croatia company will be… Continue reading

Sarajevo, Bosnia: A City with a Soul

When it was time for us to leave Mostar, we were supposed to be heading back to Croatia but we just weren’t ready to leave Bosnia yet. Both Ronen and I had fallen… Continue reading

Mostar, Bosnia: Great Scenery, Amazing People, and One Important Bridge

When we decided to travel to Mostar our original reason was to see Ronen’s cousin, Noam, who is studying for the next two years at the United World College in Mostar. I had… Continue reading

Dubrovnik, Croatia

When arrived to Dubrovnik it was already dark out. We took a bus from the airport to the old town and then we attempted to find our hotel. The directions for the hotel… Continue reading

Greece: A Country of Contrasts

When we first arrived in Greece, we boarded the Metro and there were signs warning us to beware of pickpockets. The sides of the train were covered in graffiti and there were kids,… Continue reading

Amsterdam: Museums, Flowers, Weed and the Red Light District

FUN FACT: Amsterdam is built entirely on poles. Because Amsterdam’s soil is composed of layers of fen and clay, all buildings are built on wooden poles that are fixed in the sandy layer… Continue reading

Iceland: To the edge of the earth and then take a left

FUN FACT: Iceland uses all renewable energy to produce all of their electricity. The majority of it comes from geothermal sources. They even use the water from the hot springs to pump into… Continue reading