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Rakija & Primeval Forests for Breakfast in Sutjeska National Park, Bosnia & Herzegovina

As I stepped back into the roadside restaurant after making a call, my tired eyes desperately scanned the table for the coffee I had ordered the moment we arrived. Thank […]

Via Dinarica: Plitvice Lakes, Biokovo, Mosor & Krka National Park, Croatia

It’s a lot, trying to lay out my entire Via Dinarica experience through Croatia. But I’m doing it. Whether it looks like it or not, we actually covered quite a bit […]

Bled, Slovenia is Amazing….But See Why Bohinj is Even Better

If you have followed this blog at all in the past two years, you probably have noticed something about me and that is I am pretty slow with publishing. I’m also […]

Scenes From a Day Trip to Ani, Ancient Armenia

I had great aspirations to write a novel or something of that nature from the backseat of Nancy on the 4000 km road trip Yomadic and I did from Sarajevo […]

The Blonde Gypsy is Kicking It in Kiev!

If you had told me 54 days ago that I’d be sitting in Kiev, Ukraine this week with some my best friends in the entire world fresh off of a […]

6 Things You Shouldn’t Miss (But Might) in Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina

Falling in love with Sarajevo was pretty much instant for me. Before I could even see it in the daylight or really knew anything about it, there was just something […]

Lunching in Lukomir – Bosnia’s Highest & Most Isolated Mountain Village?

Lukomir, Lukomir…what to say about Lukomir. First let me start by introducing this little mountaintop dwelling properly. It’s about an hour and a half from Sarajevo on Bjelasnica Mountain and […]

Via Dinarica: Prokosko Lake and Vranica Mountain to Bugojno, Bosnia & Herzegovina

Moving right along on the Via Dinarica White Trail… Spending the night on Prokosko Lake From the source of the Vrbas River we headed straight to Prokosko Lake on Vranica […]

Via Dinarica: Cvrsnica Mountain to Vrbas Valley in Bosnia & Herzegovina

Just to catch you up to speed, in case you haven’t read the news, I am currently hiking/trekking/rock climbing/bicycling/rafting/driving/walking Via Dinarica which is a proposed mega trail extending from Albania […]

6 Reasons Why You Should Visit South Estonia, Not Tallinn

I can think of one hundred different reasons to visit Tallinn. It’s one of my favorite cities to look at in all of Europe and while we’ve had our fair […]

Trainsetting Europe: In Bruges

Since I committed myself to conquering most of Belgium in one day on The Blonde Gypsy Ambition Tour, I had to move fast and make some pretty bold decisions. Bold […]

Why Every Traveler Needs to See Finnish Lapland Before They Die

Visiting Lapland in Finland is and shall remain one of my all-time favorite travel experiences which is why I’ve decided to put the word out to all travelers that it […]

Songs to Rock While Traveling the World – Volume 1

I was recently asked by a online music streaming service to create a travel themed playlist for their site. Given my love for incorporating jams into my blog posts whenever […]

6 Things You Shouldn’t Miss (But Might) in Helsinki, Finland

Helsinki is one capital I didn’t think I’d return to or ever consider as one of my favorites in Europe given my limited first experience with it, but after spending […]

Mostar, I Think We’re Alone Now

You should always know you’re in for a challenge when you travel off-season, but never, and I repeat, NEVER, let that deter you from doing so. I’ve talked before about […]

Reindeer Herding in Samiland

There are certain travel experiences that are simply indescribable because no words could ever do them justice. My first time being on the tundra in Samiland (near Nuorgam in northern […]

15 Things You Should Know Before Traveling to Albania

Albania is one of the most interesting countries I’ve come across in a long time. To say it is unique is not enough and is the place to go if […]