This Christmas season , I have had the opportunity to visit Genoa Italy and Lyon France. Both trips were to visit with friends, and it was such fun, even though they were both short breaks of just a few days each. During my visit to Genoa I got to spend time walking around the city and enjoying the beautiful architecture, great Italian food and to experience their Christmas markets. I didn’t know what to expect when I went to Genoa as I was focused on visiting my friend and catching up, I forgot to do research, I knew it was … Continue reading Trips over the holiday season. Italy and France. Part 1 Genoa Italy.
Martinovanje 2019 aka St Martins day is on 11th November and it is when the wine is blessed and according to legend turns from water into wine. There are celebrations all over Slovenia. I chose to go to the Wine … Continue reading Martinovanje 2019
As you know I love autumn, I have had the past week off to enjoy the weather and relax a little. This vacation is a staycation, so I planned a little road trip to explore more of Slovenia. Destination this … Continue reading Exploring Slovenia – Road trip to Lake Bled via Skofja Loka
July was a stay at home month, however that all changed in August. 12th August saw me heading to the cooler (aka rainy and cold) weather of Dublin for the week, for work and then catch up with some friends … Continue reading On the Road – Dublin, Belgrade, London over 4 weeks.
On 10th Aug my best friends mum was visiting so we did a tour to Postojna Cave and Predjama Castle. It was a small group tour in a minivan a total of 5 of us which was nice. ( I … Continue reading Caves and a Castle – exploring Slovenia
I recently read an article about choosing to be amazed at things that happen every day and how important that is for us as we live an authentic life and it got me thinking about 2 things. One was look … Continue reading Look Up and be amazed
I have recently moved to Slovenia, one of the reasons is that it has a coastline albeit small (46.6 Km’s). After settling into my new city Ljubljana, I finally had a spare weekend to start exploring. First trip had to be to the coast. I don’t have a car, because I use Avant2go electric cars to get around Ljubljana( I will write about this under Musings later). So on Friday I rang them to reserve a Renault Zoe for my excursion on Saturday. Weather forecast hot. Pick up of the car is where I normally get the cars on a … Continue reading Quick trip to the Coast – exploring Slovenia
I have been wanting to go to Istanbul for awhile, but as a single female I was conscious of government warnings about travel there. Let me address that first. Yes there is a need to be cautious and aware of … Continue reading Istanbul June 2019