Introduction

Discreet, yet charming and beautiful, Slovenia is a true hidden gem. Tucked away between Italy, Austria, Croatia and Hungary, Slovenia offers mesmerizing landscapes for nature lovers. Here, you will find anything that you need to enjoy a relaxing and unforgettable vacation. The capital, Ljubljana dates back to the Middle Ages, rebuilt under the Austrian Empire, renovated by the famous Slovenian architect Plecnik, and dotted with touches of Art Nouveau architecture.

Located on the border of the Austrian Alps, Bled and its majestic lake are the entryway to the “Triglav” national park, which lies at the heart of the mountain and valleys. The town of Piran, also known as “the Italian”, brims with Venetian charm on the Adriatic Sea.

It is a real pleasure to spend a holiday in Slovenia at any season. The choice of activities to enjoy while here is endless: biking, sailing, golfing, hiking in the mountain, skiing and many cultural excursions.

Itinerary in Slovenia

A Week in Slovenia via Trieste

Travelers will depart for Piran, Slovenia, from Trieste, a historical town–also known as “the last city of the North East” of Italy, and arrive on the 47-kilometer Slovenian coastline, bordered by Italy, and Croatia. Located to the north of the Adriatic and at the heart of the Slovenian Istria, the ancient city of Piran will seduce with its charm and authenticity. The tour will include a visit to the heart of the country to the Karst region, where you will visit caves and the Predjama Castle, flanked on a mountain. The week will end with a visit of the capital Ljublijana, the political, administrative, and commercial capital of Slovenia.

 

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Romania local painted folkart

Introduction

With its peaceful nature, typical villages, local markets and welcoming people, Romania is a fascinating country that has maintained its authenticity. Lodging is comfortable whether you stay in boutique hotels or hostels where you can share the local cuisine with the inhabitants. Travel to Romania for its hidden gems from the Bucovina’s Painted Monasteries, placed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List, to the wilderness of the Danube Delta for its untouched natural beauty to the Carpathian Mountains in the region of “Maramures”– known for its occult wooden churches. From the tree-lined boulevards of Bucharest to the stunning castles of Transylvania traveling through Romania is bound to be an unforgettable experience.

Itinerary in Romania

Discover the Wonders of Romania

From the Black Sea to the Carpathian Mountains, Romania is a country that boasts a varied landscape. With its rich culture and history, enjoy a ten-day tour to explore this still authentic country with its welcoming and warm people. From the rolling hills of Bucovina in the North East where you will visit the famed beautiful painted monasteries, to the wilderness of the delta of the Danube River, to the Maramures region and the typical wooden churches of the Carpathian Mountains, to the Medieval Transylvanian region and to Bucharest, without forgetting “Dracula’s Castle,” you will get a sense of local life, the rich history of this country and the spectacular landscapes.

Bran Castle RomaniaBran Castle, more commonly known as “Dracula’s Castle”

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Introduction

Croatia is an enchanting multifaceted country, which really has something for everyone. From Istria and its small fishing villages where time seems to stands still, to the Croatian coast and its numerous islands for lovers of the sea, to the gorgeous lakes lost in nature of majestic cypresses and olive trees for nature lovers, to Dubrovnik, the pearl of the Adriatic, and Roman city, Split for culture vultures, Croatia is rich in history and surprisingly diverse.

What to See and Do in Croatia

Roam Around Dubrovnik

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Dubrovnik is perhaps the most stunning and most visited of city of Croatia. Famous for its distinctive Old Town, encircled with massive 16th century stone walls and well-preserved buildings from the Baroque, Renaissance and Gothic periods, the city is paved with limestone and a marvel.

Explore Plitvice Lakes National Park

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Plitviče Lakes National Park is a hiking paradise for lovers of the outdoors. This 295-sq.-km forest reserve is located in central Croatia, and encompasses 16 terraced lakes, waterfalls, and a limestone canyon.

Discover Croatia Itinerary

This one-week tour of Croatia is a wonderful way for newcomers to get a comprehensive snapshot of the beauty of this country. The itinerary begins in Zagreb, Croatia’s capital, where visitors will be introduced to the city’s rich history. We then head to Plitvice National Park, a natural wonder. We will then see the beautiful cities of Split and Dubrovnik, both remarkable in their own way.

Introduction

Travel to Russia to discover the slavic world with its rich history, culture and traditions. A trip to Russia would be incomplete without visiting the two iconic cities of St Petersburg and Moscow.

Travel to Moscow to see the Kremlin and the Red Square where so much history has unfolded.

Visit Saint Petersburg for its culturally rich monuments without missing the Hermitage.

Russia is a vast country also encompassing the Golden Ring, the ancient and massive Lake Baikal, the Red Sea, and so much more.

Itinerary in Russia

This 12-day itinerary is ideal for first-time visitors to Russia interested in the country’s deep history and culture. The first few days will be in St Petersburg, where national treasures like the Peter and Paul Fortress and the Hermitage Museum, as well a lesser known gems will be visited. After six days of exploring the ins and outs of St Petersburg, travelers will embark the night train to Moscow to visit the Kremlin and other not-to-be-missed highlights. The trip will continue on to Yaroslavl and end in the cradle of the Romanov dynasty in Kostroma.

Our Favorite Activities in Saint Petersburg

An imperial city during the 18th and 19th centuries, Saint Petersburg is a beautiful city with a rich European-prone culture.

  • A visit the legendary Hermitage Museum
  • Visit the Catherine Palace, named after Catherine I, wife to Peter the Great. Also known as Tarskoe Selo, the palace owes its grandeur to Catherine and Peter’s daughter Empress Elizabeth who had it redesigned by architects with instructions to rival Versailles.
  • Go back in time and ride a horse and buggy across Saint Petersburg.
  • A visit to the city’s original citadel the Peter and Paul Fortress
  • A visit to the  Saint Alexander Nevsky Monastery founded by Peter the Great of Russia in 1710
  • A visit to the Youssoupof Palace where Rasputin was assassinated
  • Visit the royal palaces of Catherine and Peterhof
  • A musical evening at the Marinsky
  • Experience quintessential Russian culture embodied in traditional dances and songs at a folkshow.
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Our Favorite Activities in Moscow

Russia’s capital has a mixed reputation for tourists, but the city’s rich history and culture make this city a must.

  • A guided tour of the Red Square and St. Basil’s Cathedral
  • A guided tour of the Kremlin, the centre of power in Russia for over 500 years
  • The Bolchoi theatre for a musical evening
  • Shopping at Tsum, a shopping institution in Russia
  • A guided tour of the gorgeously ornate, vaulted hauls of Moscow’s metro stations
  • Have a late dinner at  Café Pushkin
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