Les Carroz – Day One

Last night we came back from a long weekend skiing trip to Les Carroz in France. We were a fun little group consisting of Michael, Michael’s friend Paul, his girlfriend Hannah, and Will, a friend of Paul’s. All of us stayed in the apartment of Hannah’s parents which is located a few minutes walk from the ski bus stop. Hannah…
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Split

Split was the first stop on the Croatia & Slovenia road trip. We flew from London to Split and spent one night there before taking the ferry to Hvar the next afternoon. Lots of friends were already arriving that night with the rest flying in the next morning. I was still in recovery mood from my cold so I only joined…
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One Night in Ljubljana

There is a little giveaway below the blog post :)  During the girls road trip that I did last September, Ljubljana was the penultimate stop. We arrived just in time for dinner in the evening and continued further on to Lake Bled (our last stop) on the next day after sightseeing in Ljubljana.  We rented a loft in a former aristocratic townhouse…
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Rovinj

Rovinj is a quaint and beautiful little town in Istria, the largest peninsula in the Adriatic Sea. Rovinj is often referred to as the prettiest town in Istria and I understand why! We visited Rovinj on our way from Pula to Portoroz. During our stay we strolled through the quaint little alleys, the market place and walked up to the church…
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Meet Karate Pony & Cat Monkey

Karate Pony and Cat Monkey are our travel mascots. Karate Pony was adopted from London and Cat Monkey from Vietnam. How did we come up with the names? Well, Karate Pony was easy, she is obviously a pony and, being my first travel mascot, the blog name had to be part of the mascot’s name.  Mix Karate and Caviar and pony…
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Vin Pearl Phu Quoc Resort & Golf

Vin Pearl Phu Quoc Resort & Golf Part of the week in Phu Quoc we stayed in the Vin Pearl Phu Quoc Resort & Golf hotel. The hotel is really beautiful with its own private beach and gorgeous interior. Vin Pearl is a relatively new Vietnamese hotel chain with luxurious properties across the country. I think it’s predominantly frequented by…
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Krka Waterfalls

After a long weekend in Hvar we took the ferry back to Split and rented a car to drive up to Istria, the largest (and a super beautiful!) peninsula in the Adriatic Sea. We decided to break up the 6h way from Split to Pula by visiting the waterfalls in the Krka National Park that is located approx. 70 mins from…
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