• Central Europe

    2 Days in Salzburg Austria

    I had always heard that Salzburg Austria was one of Europe’s most beautiful cities.  It’s famous for its baroque architecture, its compact and historic old town, and music. It’s the birthplace of Mozart, and classical music literally pours out of the buildings and streets. As I started planning an itinerary for our wedding/honeymoon trip to Central Europe, after settling on Lake Bled Slovenia for our wedding, a visit to Salzburg…

  • Picture of Rovinj Croatia
    Central Europe

    Visiting Two Beautiful Istrian Towns – Motovun and Rovinj Croatia

    Rovinj and Motovun are two beautiful small towns in Croatia. They are found in the northwest part of Croatia in an area known as Istria. The Istrian peninsula is located just across the Aegean sea from Venice, and is often cited as a less expensive alternative to Italy’s Tuscany due to geographic similarities.  The Istrian area of Croatia features ancient Venetian seaside villages on its coast and an interior dotted…

  • Central Europe

    My Lake Bled Slovenia Wedding

    I got married at Lake Bled Slovenia. What a great place for a destination wedding! A picturesque alpine lake at the base of the Julian Alps. An overlooking castle, high on a lakeside cliff. A small island in the lake’s center, upon which sits an old church.  Perfection!  Let me walk you through our somewhat complicated, but doable process of pulling together a Lake Bled wedding as American citizens. Plus,…