Six Things You Shouldn’t Miss (But Might) in Prishtina, Kosovo

Prishtina can often feel overwhelming and underwhelming all at once for any first-time visitor. From the kitsch Americana tributes and the endless concrete apartment blocks to the unexpected liveliness you […]

Kruševo, Macedonia’s Hidden Hideaway

Kruševo, a magical little mountaintop town in western Macedonia, is a place that doesn’t get nearly as much attention as it deserves. At 1,350 meters above sea level, it’s the […]

Five reasons to visit Pančevo, Serbia

Just a hop, skip, and a drive over the Danube 13 kilometers north-east from Belgrade is the fourth largest city in Serbia’s autonomous province of Vojvodina: Pančevo. Due to its […]

Day Tripping from Prishtina, Kosovo

While Prishtina may be one of the most energetic capital cities in the Balkans, in terms of typical tourist attractions, you shouldn’t get your hopes up too high because you […]

Getting Down with Guča, Western Serbia

Hidden in the hills of Western Serbia, in a region called Dragačevo, about 23km from Čačak, is a tiny town that you may have never heard about, but a town […]

Some Peace & Urbex on Lake Prespa, Macedonia

The Balkans can be an intense place to live, but what I absolutely love about the region are how many beautiful spots there are to escape for a quick recharge […]

Heaven on Earth: Karaburun Peninsula, Albania

A wise Albanian from Kosovo once told me that if heaven on earth exists, then it’s found on Karaburun… Holding the esteemed title of ‘the largest peninsula in Albania’, Karaburun […]

A Birdwatcher’s Paradise: Vlorë, Albania

Vlorë, on the central coast of Albania, is a place that upon first glance might not seem all that appealing to spend much time in comparison to some of the […]

Scenes from a Day Trip to the Cape of Rodon, Albania

Some people take themselves shopping on their birthday, some people throw big parties, some people eat cake, some people sit in their rooms and cry. I like to treat myself […]

Climbing the Great Wall of Europe in Ston, Croatia

Hidden just off the main highway 60 kilometers north of Dubrovnik at the entrance to the Pelješac Peninsula is a tiny town called Ston that possesses one of Croatia’s biggest […]

Via Dinarica: Touring Around Trebinje and Ljubinje, Bosnia & Herzegovina

Coming in just a couple dozen kilometers shy of full circle from where I began my journey in Dubrovnik, Trebinje was my final destination along the Via Dinarica Blue Trail where […]

Via Dinarica: Exploring Ravno, Neum, and the Beaches of Bosnia & Herzegovina

Perhaps one of Europe’s biggest secrets that I couldn’t quite wrap my head around until I actually went and explored it in the flesh sand, is that Bosnia & Herzegovina […]

Roadtripping in Northeast Macedonia: Kokino, Kriva Palanka & Kratovo

Like ecstasy is to an electronic musical festival, so is having a rental car in Macedonia. Sure, you can still have a wonderful time traveling around the country using its […]

Via Dinarica: From Dubrovnik to the Elaphiti Islands, Croatia

In my never-ending quest to discover the best of Dubrovnik and find just as much to do outside of the Old Town as within, I recently headed back to Croatia to […]

On the Wine Trail in Central Macedonia: Popova Kula, Demir Kapija & Stobi

Road tripping around the Balkans has become one of my all-time favorite things to do in life so after surviving the streets of Kosovo, Albania, and Montenegro, I decided it […]

Discovering the Best of the Dubrovnik Riviera with Sheraton 

On paper and in postcards, Dubrovnik appears to be a European destination travel dreams are made of. An incredibly picturesque old town dripping with history and cradled by impressive stone […]

48 Hours in Croatia’s Capital of Cool with Westin Zagreb

Exploring the main sights and local experiences in Zagreb , Croatia’s capital of cool, for 48 hours with the Westin Zagreb

How to Spend a Day in Budva, Montenegro

As far as Adriatic seaside resorts go, you can’t get more glam than Budva. People from near and far (but especially my people from Russia and Ukraine) are attracted to […]

6 Things You Shouldn’t Miss (But Might) in Kotor, Montenegro

Back when I first visited Kotor, Montenegro in 2013, it was way more of a sweet little secret reserved mainly for those looking for interesting new alternatives to the well-trodden […]

Undiscovered Ulcinj & Other Secrets from the South of Montenegro

Somewhere amidst the glamour of Budva and the magnificence of Kotor, Montenegro’s southernmost seaside town of Ulcinj seems to get a little overlooked on the international tourism map. From my […]