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 […]

Italy, Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre road trip

Road trip time Cinque Terre in Italy has been on Goblinettes list for a long time. Five colorfull villages on the north-east coast of Italy were waiting to be discovered. We could get there from Slovenia in one day,but we decided on driving shorter distances every day and slowly exploring Italy. Getting around the five […]

Dinant, Ljubljana, Sax, Wallonia

Travel while pregnant – my story

Lately I experienced a new way of travel. Pregnant travel. Carrying mini goblin inside me changed the way I did things on the last few trips. Important: This is my experience of traveling while pregnant. I am not a doctor and what worked for me might not work for you. Before you pack, ask your […]

Questions or comments we hate on budget travel

I love going on a budget trip and I love coming back. But comments from some of my friends really piss me off sometimes. Have you ever heard any of those? 1. You have too much money. I don’t earn much so I can’t travel. What is budget travel? When I was making the most […]

Castle, sea and romantic walk in Trieste

Romantic Trieste? Trieste romantic? When I think of romantic places, Trieste in Italy is not usually on my mind. I saw a few commercials for romantic stays there and I was a bit sceptic. Actually, for me it was allways more a place to go shopping to, or to catch a plane from the Trieste […]

LIttle prince, doors Madeira, doors Funchal, Madeira island, art Madeira, Portugal

Why goblins

The big goblin question There are many sorts of goblins, but most don’t like taking selfies or posing for photographs. People often ask me Why goblins? Why not trolls or wizards or elves? I sort of like goblins. And other mythical creatures, without discrimination. They are supposed to be small and mischievous. I like to […]