Swimming and camping by the Kolpa river

Summer in Slovenia is in full swing. Most locals and tourists migrate to the sea coast or to the local lakes. We chose to swim in a river for a change. River Kolpa is located in the southern region of Slovenia and is one of the warmest rivers in Slovenia. It was less than two […]

Short break on Croatian island Krk

Goblinette visited Croatian island Krk and stayed in a beautifully remodeled Park Punat hotel in a sunny Punat town. How was it? Awesome. What to do on the island Krk? • Swim in the ocean or in the pool • Try local food • Visit an Olive grow Ulika in Punat, visit the oil refinery […]

cheese, Sardinia, Italy

Sardinia road trip and camping

Camping with a toddler and a preggy on an  Italian island? It was fun. The only problem was the weather. When is perfect time to visit Sardinia? At the beginning of May 2018, we managed to get one one day of swimming and lots of rain. Some of the attractions we planned to visit, were […]

olbia, fiore, flowers

May flower fair in Olbia Sardinia

Our roadtrip around Sardinia started in the Golfo Aranchi port, where our Corsica lines ferry landed. We started early morning with a coffee break in a nearby Olbia and were lucky enough to walk directly into The Olbia in Fiore event. Olbia in Fiore Event started on the 25th of April and ended on the […]

Greenhill dwarfs, bilingual, English, German, story, kindle book, kindle

New bilingual book Greenhill dwarfs

Why we made a bilingual Kindle book? We love traveling with our Kindle. It works for weeks without charging and packs a lot smaller than any other books we own. Goblinette sometimes also likes to write, but hates the making book look pretty part. Now one of her stories is available on Amazon. Lil’Goblin is […]

bus, Sumatra, Indonesia, dirt road

Sumatra backpacking trip by Goblinette

Sumatra. Still my favourite trip so far. Probably because it was part of my first contact with Asia. One month of backpacking actually started on Java Island and continued to Bali, Lombok and Gili Trawangan. I was too broke to afford a decent camera, so photos are curtesy of my friend and co backpacker Tanja. […]

Zagreb Advent, winter, Croatia

How to survive Advent in Zagreb

Zagreb Advent is once again the most popular winter event. It is growing not only in popularity but also in size. We decided to go again this year and spent some time checking out the decorations, culinary booths and all the nice shiny things Gobinette likes so much. If you are planning on visiting, there are […]

Trieste with a toddler

Road trip with a toddler time. Let’s go to Trieste. Sadly, time before presidential elections is always the best time for road works. We spent 2 hours of our trip in a congestion in Slovenia. Some toddlers love sitting in a car and playing quietly. Our, sadly, doesn’t. We had toys, snacks and were singing […]

rose, Tivoli, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Second 5 free things to do in Ljubljana

Ljubljana has a lot to offer. Have you read our First 5 free things to do in Ljubljana? Go on a free walking tour around Ljubljana There is no such thing as free lunch, they say. You don’t have to buy tickets to participate, but you are expected to tip the guide at the end. […]

Scotland, travel, nature

What to do in Scotland?

Scotland, land of green grass, sheep and men in skirts. Or so we have thought before we visited. What are our favorite memories of Scotland? Well, weather didn’t make it on our list. Drive on the James Bond road All James Bond fans remember the seen in Skyfall where James drives his Aston Martin trough a […]