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Visiting Plitvice Lakes National Park in Croatia: A One Day Itinerary
Croatia

Visiting Plitvice Lakes National Park in Croatia

Aerial shots of the stunning blue-green waters and dozens of waterfalls in Plitvice Lakes seems to be the tipping point in convincing people they have to visit Croatia. Ironically, we only found Plitvice Lakes after booking our ticket; it was Krka National Park that first drew us to…

May 10, 2017
Peles Castle in Sinaia, Romania
Romania

Peleș Castle, the Prettiest Palace in Europe

Of all of the country’s castles, the one Romanian’s gush about is Peleș Castle. And if you’ve been there or seen a picture, you know why. Its neo-Renaissance and Gothic Revival architecture, crossed with timber and topped with turrets, is reminiscent of a Grimm’s…

September 30, 2016