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Slovenia countryside en route to Ljubljana
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July 21, 2014, 10 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 [...]

Prague paddle boating

Confessions of a Croc Addict

July 2, 2014, 23 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, ...

Parking in Israel

Driving in Israel

June 18, 2014, 6 Comments

I tentatively press my foot on the gas in the black Mazda. Oh so tentatively. “Oh my god,” I saw to Giselle and Cody, who somehow have agr ...

A Hebrew sign in Tel Aviv

Airport security and Israel

June 16, 2014, 14 Comments

I’ve been to Israel three times now — twice in the span of one year. Other than getting asked if it is safe to travel there (yes, it is an ...

  • Candles are lit for Passover
    Celebrating Passover in Chiang Mai
    April 17, 2014, 2 Comments

    Rabbis clad in the Orthodox suits stand upon chairs, clapping their hands with smiles on their faces as our makeshift congregation of travelers and expats clap along.   “Day-day-enu, day-day-enu, [...]

  • Chiang Mai's moat
    10 tips for visiting Chiang Mai
    March 5, 2014, 25 Comments

    Chiang Mai, the second largest city in Thailand, is a far cry from the hustle, bustle and general chaos that is Bangkok. I’ve found that there are two types of [...]

  • Gorgeous vista along Ruta Panoramica in Puerto Rico
    Photogenic Puerto Rico
    November 7, 2013, 5 Comments

    The US territory of Puerto Rico is a fascinating place to visit: It’s got folklore, bio-luminescent plankton, great diving spots and a unique cuisine. But whatever initially lures you to [...]

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