New Beginnings- How a Small Diner Gave Me the Best Advice of the Year

The end of a year means the start of a new one, and the possibility of new beginnings. As you think about 2019, ponder the sage advice of the guy who took our food order…

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All I Don't Want for Christmas- 10 Minimalist Christmas Gifts

Minimalists aren’t Bah-humbugs at the holidays, they’re just, well, minimalists and don’t need or want all the “stuff” that comes with the season. What to get the minimalist in your life, or even better, how to handle the expectations if you are minimalist. We’ve got you covered right here…

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Top 5 Slovenia Day Trips From Ljubljana

Big things do come in small packages, and tiny Slovenia is no exception. This country punches well above its weight and we found some day trips outside the capital that will leave you breathless…

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Americans- 15 Things to Prepare You for Travel to Europe

It feels like they should be the same, America and the European continent. But they’re not. It’s not about food portions, it’s about many things, so here’s your prep talk…

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Ljubljana- Europe's Little Jewel

In a small country in eastern Europe lies one of the most beautiful cities you could ever stumble upon. We fell in love, and here’s why…

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Games People Play- A Guide To Our Favorite Games To Play On the Road & At Home

You can spend your down time doing nothing or you can spend it doing something fun, social, and good for your melon. We like the latter option and we’ve got some ideas for your down time too…

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Never Let the Facts Get in the Way of a Good Story- Dispatches from Juliet's Balcony, Verona

We all want to believe in the greatest love story of all time, but we know it’s not true. But maybe some part of it is…

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My Hair Is a Mess, But This Raw Milk Is Delicious- Living for a Month in Slovenia

While in Slovenia we discovered a good many new things, more about ourselves than the country…

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The Power of No (And Why You Should Never Unleash It)- Saying No to Your Dreams Ensures You Don't Live Your Dreams

Saying no is easy. It’s also unimaginative. It’s also a dream (and soul) crusher. It’s also a word we’ve removed from our vocabulary, and here’s why…

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Tips For Crossing The Channel With A Dog

Whatever method of transport you travel on, taking your dog with you requires some pre-planning. Here’s how we did it.

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Foreign to Familiar- Tripping Over the Language Barrier In Style- Learning a Little Language Can Help You Get By in a Foreign Country

It could be cabbage or it could be fish in that can, but why take chances when you could simply learn a few key phrases and avoid the uncertainties of vegetable or sea creature surprises?  It's simpler than you think and we'll break it down for you...

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Smartphone Photo Editing Apps Made Simple

There are a million apps out there that claim to enhance the photos you take on your smartphone, and many of them are excellent. But which ones? And how many? And do you need to take a second mortgage on your home to afford all the necessary apps. The answer is no and we’ve made deciding easy…

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