Experience Vintgar Gorge
August 27, 2014, 12 Comments

There is a whisper of water that gently mists my face, speckling my glasses as I make my way towards the quiet roar a few feet away. I breathe in the [...]

Finding peace in Piran

Finding peace in Piran

August 19, 2014, 8 Comments

I sit in the front passenger seat of the white Roundabout van as we whir through the Slovenian countryside, passing the lush green rolling hills and s ...

Škocjan cave in Slovenia

In Earth’s belly: the Škocjan Cave

August 9, 2014, 16 Comments

The droplets of water plunk down from the damp ceiling, ploink. Ploink. It sounds like a dripping faucet in a vacuum of silence as we all stand, mete ...

Metelkova in Ljubljana

Where squatting meets art at Ljubljana’s Metelkova

August 4, 2014, 21 Comments

What do you get when you take away societal norms and merge like-minded individuals with art, music and an entire underground scene that can go entire ...

  • Slovenia countryside en route to Ljubljana
    Getting to Slovenia from Italy
    July 21, 2014, 12 Comments

    For months, I looked for easy ways to get from Trieste to Ljubljana. I searched message boards, read heaps of blog posts until I just got sick of it and [...]

  • Trieste, Italy
    Mourning and the Adriatic
    July 16, 2014, 10 Comments

    One of the last memories I have of the Adriatic Sea is standing on its rocky shore in Trogir, Croatia, bending down and picking up a smooth stone to take [...]

  • Lek Chailert and elephants
    20 things I love about Chiang Mai
    July 13, 2014, 34 Comments

    Today is Sunday, July 13, 2014. Two years ago today, I changed my life. I hopped on a Trans-Pacific flight to Chiang Mai, the second largest city in Thailand, to [...]

  • Prague paddle boating
    Confessions of a Croc Addict
    July 2, 2014, 25 Comments

    My name is Diana and I have a dirty little secret: I wear Crocs. Nay, I am obsessed with Crocs. They are my favorite shoes. On the planet. Sometimes, when [...]

  • behind the wall of bethlehem
    Behind the wall of Bethlehem
    June 26, 2014, 22 Comments

    We see it before we even “arrive” to Bethlehem, a massive, concrete wall spanning as far as the eye can see, rolling up and down hills and into the horizon. [...]