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What You Need to Know About Tourist Farms in Slovenia

Tourist Farms Slovenia

What is it like to stay on one of the many tourist farms in Slovenia?  Imagine staying in breathtaking rural farm surroundings.  Your beautiful apartment or room is well equipped with everything that you might need.  Outside, the kids have plenty of room to run around and a playground to explore. After eating a fresh from the […]

Is it Possible to Travel Switzerland on a Budget?

Switzerland on a Budget

We are experienced budget travelers and have had good results staying within a tiny budget in other cities that are traditionally deemed “very expensive”.  I was SURE that it would be possible to travel Switzerland on a budget. Despite all of the warnings that I had read, I thought that I would figure out some […]

Where to Stay in Zurich Switzerland on a Budget


Figuring out where to stay in Zurich Switzerland on a budget is like trying to find a needle in a haystack.  Zurich apartments and hotels average about $150-$200/night in the summer time (more for last minute bookings), which is ok but I knew that if I kept looking, I could do better than that. When we found Zurich apartments for a […]

What to Wear in Switzerland in The Summer – Our Switzerland Packing List

What to Wear in Switzerland

Switzerland is a challenging place to pack for.  I puzzled over what to wear in Switzerland in the summer for MONTHS before our trip.  Here is the dilemma.  Parts of Switzerland can get downright HOT in the summer time.  There are other parts (think up in the mountains) where evenings are cool and you may […]

A Complete Two Week Austria and Switzerland Itinerary with Kids

Austria Switzerland Itinerary with kids

Here is the two week Austria and Switzerland itinerary that we used to explore these amazing countries with our toddlers.  We have discovered that the traditional trip to Europe with lots of cities and stops doesn’t work with kids. Almost all of the stops on this Switzerland Austria itinerary are for 2-3 nights or more.  I spent MONTHS researching […]