Living like a queen for a day in San Marino

forts San Marino travel

San Marino is the 5th smallest country in the world and reportedly the world’s oldest surviving republic. This country possesses a friendly small country town vibe and can be enjoyed to the fullest even on a budget. I share tips and insights from our short visit.

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Beguiling beauty and bad vibes in Venice

Gondola quiet canal Venice

Venice is an essential place to visit because of its unique architecture and the historical value (if you actually appreciate these things) but there is no vibe, no feeling and no cultural experience. I feel like beguiling is a fitting word because to me the beauty of Venice is misleading, for me the only beautiful thing was exterior with the rest of my experience being pretty ugly in every other sense. 

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Discovering an enchanting Italian castle & the finest Slovenian wine.

Castello di Miramare is a uniquely positioned castle with epic panoramic views, intricately designed interiors created with luxurious exotic materials and an enchanting botanic park filled with plants from all over the world. In nearby Komen, Slovenia, traditional wine called ‘Terran’ is made – it is the finest wine I have tasted to date.

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Wandering an Ancient Rain Forest in Tarra Bulga.

Tarra Bulga Suspension Bridge

Tarra Bulga national park is full of fern gullies, giant ash trees, Aussie wildlife and a photogenic suspension bridge. It is the perfect place for a nature lover to enjoy a relaxing, easy stroll.

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