DAYS 29, 30, 31, & 32 – SARAJEVO (BOSNIA) AND BELGRADE (SERBIA)

I knew this would happen at some point in the trip. My days are starting to run together and the cities are becoming a blur, one hotel feeling like the next, and each café fading in my overfilled mind. I was dreading this moment. The moment when things would not longer be strong, vivid memories,… Continue reading DAYS 29, 30, 31, & 32 – SARAJEVO (BOSNIA) AND BELGRADE (SERBIA)

DAYS 24 & 25 – BUDAPEST: A HOT BATH, THE BUDA SIDE, AND GLOVES

On day 24, we continued our journey through Budapest. We had conquered many of the biggest sites the day before, so it was a quieter day and I had planned the afternoon to be free to do enjoy the famous Hungarian Thermal Baths. We spent the morning visiting the Chain Bridge, which is a well-known… Continue reading DAYS 24 & 25 – BUDAPEST: A HOT BATH, THE BUDA SIDE, AND GLOVES

DAYS 21 & 22 – BRATISLAVA TO BUDAPEST

Traveling Eastern Europe is like falling in love. It only gets better, richer, and more fulfilling. I knew within minutes of walking the streets in Bratislava that it was a city I would adore. And that I do. I think it could be referred to as “Europe’s Unfound Treasure.” Granted, it’s small, and likely only… Continue reading DAYS 21 & 22 – BRATISLAVA TO BUDAPEST

DAYS 19 & 20 – VIENNA AND BRATISLAVA

I’ve become quite savvy at planning out a day of touring on a whim, usually over breakfast. While I had a big chunk of our six-week trip planned (hotels and trains mostly), I didn’t have specifics in each city lined up. We have two tour books (I know…very geeky, but somewhat helpful in this case) and… Continue reading DAYS 19 & 20 – VIENNA AND BRATISLAVA