Tag: South African in europe

So why did I go to Croatia?

So why did I go to Croatia?

If you’re a traveler, travel blogger or geography enthusiast then you’ve not only heard about Croatia, but you’ve most certainly jotted it down on your bucket list. If you don’t fall into one of the above categories (or you do, but you’re into more mainstream…

Crossing Slovenia to Croatia… with no money and no ID card!

Crossing Slovenia to Croatia… with no money and no ID card!

Driving in Europe is easy, they said! Great roads, scenic views and smooth border crossings! Well yes and no. Look for most South Africans, road trips are as much a part of our culture as braais, biltong and bunny chows .  Ask any South African…

Slovenia: the good, the bad and the ugly

Slovenia: the good, the bad and the ugly

The truth is that I didn’t even know where Slovenia was until a few months ago. I mean, I would see these beautiful pictures on my Instagram feed of castles and lakes but I used to just think… “Somewhere in Europe”. At that time, Europe…

Austria- a land of fairytales and dreams!

Austria- a land of fairytales and dreams!

When Bee and I were talking about going to Austria, she was far less keen than I was. I know what she was thinking- a place filled with overpriced goods and hordes of tourists doing a “Sound of Music” tour. I, however, had no interest…