Highlights from Florence, Italy

Last month we took a week to visit Italy for the first time. We chose Florence as our introduction to Italy. Florence was a compromise since over-touristed places like Rome or Venice are not generally not my idea of a good time. We flew from Valencia, Spain, where we now live permanently, to Bologna then …

Vis Town, Croatia: First Impressions

We've made it to Vis and it is truly a gem in the Adriatic! If you are a regular TIC reader, you'll know that in 2015 I had a life-changing epiphany that would drastically affect my life's trajectory. If you haven't already done so, I might suggest you read some of that backstory in two …

Istrian Peninsula of Croatia

Today, a throwback to 2017... adventuring through the Istrian peninsula of northern Croatia. A Picture of Tranquility Combine the peacefulness of the French countryside, the hilltop medieval towns of northern Italy and the rugged, natural beauty of Slovenia and you have unique Istria. The early morning fog settles in rolling, rural valleys where centuries old …

Deep Thought of the Day: Gratitude

I am a work in progress But, I choose to live my life with no regrets And no promise of tomorrow And leave the world a slightly better place For having the fortune of living it. --- Now it is your turn... What motivates, drives and inspires you? I would love to hear from you. …

Top 5 Non Schengen Countries in Europe to Visit

March 1, 2018, San Diego, CA, Lane Beck This awesome list contains my Plan B, Plan C and Plan D! Always have a backup for your backup. Not yet sure which destinations correspond to which plan, but that is part of the adventure! _______________________ A list of our favourite non schengen countries in Europe to …

The Hidden Gems of the Julian Alps and Soča Valley in Slovenia | Root of Good

This is such a beautiful part of the world I am tempted to keep it to myself. 😛 Thanks for sharing, Justin! The Hidden Gems of the Julian Alps and Soča Valley in Slovenia | Root of Good — Read on rootofgood.com/soca-valley-vrsic-pass-slovenia/

Reflecting on Travels

For me, it’s about quality, not quantity. But, since I am a bit of a numbers geek and I love lists (sometimes a bit too much), here is a list of the European countries I have lived in or visited to date. I probably ought to pick up the pace. I’m not getting any younger, …

From Ljubljana With Love: Our Social Responsibility Tour of Ljubljana

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