Cool escapes from the kids

Tips for rekindling the romance

3 Most Romantic Places in Slovenia

most romantic places in Slovenia

Since becoming parents our romantic places include the couch when the kids go to sleep or the hallway where we exchange a kiss on our way out the door. We take what we can get. Besides we love being with our kids. But I’d be lying if I said it isn’t great to get away for …

For Moms Only: Swings Around the World

Once you become a Mom you swing into high gear and suddenly it’s all about the kids. These swings from around the world are for you, Moms, to give you the perfect opportunity to slow down. Lost in Thailand A far cry from peace and quiet, Thailand however offers other advantages: exploring the sacred Wat Phra …

The Golden Circle Just The First Taste of Iceland

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Every country has its most famous sites. In Iceland a definite must see is the Golden Circle. It is immensely popular with the visitors. The reasons might be its proximity to Reykjavik, the unpretentious capital of the country or the fact that it unites different sites in one go. It certainly gives a first yet …

A Step Back in Time With Style. A review of the Palais Hansen Kempinski Vienna

Palais Hansen Kempinski lobby

Originally built as a hotel for the World Exhibition in Vienna in 1873, Palais Hansen Kempinski is something special from the get go. Located in the very heart of one of my favorite cities, beautiful capital of Austria, it captures the city’s old time essence and combines it with a contemporary touch. Vienna is full …

Good parents deserve Heaven. A review of the Chalets Nebesa.

Appropriately called Nebesa, meaning Heaven in Slovene, these four chalets are a dream getaway. Last weekend the two of us managed to escape the routine, entrust the kids into my parents’ very capable hands and have a stay there, to remember. They are located around 150 kilometers away from Ljubljana, in what I would call …

Romantic Anniversary Getaway to Ortenia

In a few days we are about to celebrate one of our many anniversaries, many for me, a few for hubby, to be exact. But we were both very relaxed about them for a couple of years now. Since becoming parents, thus no longer being a couple who can getaway on a whim and make …

Glamping Bled Perfect Romantic Getaway

Stay in the most romantic place in Slovenia. That honor definitely belongs to Bled.  Growing up right next to it, always made it hard for me to appreciate its beauty. I went from thinking what so special about it, to this is definitely the place dreams are made of.  Just imagine it; mountain peaks surrounding …

Iceland Will Make You Believe in Magic

I am not talking about mystical creatures, like elves or hidden people or even about strange unexplained things happening even though Icelandic folklore is full of just such stories. I am thinking more about the it’s right in front of your eyes but it’s hard to believe it’s actually true things I got to witness …