Spice Up Date Night at The Chopping Block

As part of quest to find the best holiday-inspired events in Chicagoland, we signed up for The Chopping Block‘s “Eat, Drink, & Be Merry” cooking class. We ended up having such a great date night that we were inspired to share more about our culinary adventure in Chicago’s charming Lincoln Square neighborhood. Continue reading Spice Up Date Night at The Chopping Block

Bright Lights. Magical Nights | Brookfield Zoo Holiday Magic

One of Chicagoland’s most beloved winter attractions is Holiday Magic at Chicago’s Brookfield Zoo. Families have been visiting the zoo to enjoy the light displays for over 36 years. This is Chicago’s largest and longest running light festival. Continue reading Bright Lights. Magical Nights | Brookfield Zoo Holiday Magic

Porec Croatia Travel Guide

Porec (pronounced Por-etch) is a unique Mediterranean city on the West coast of Croatia on the Istrian Peninsula. It serves as a gateway to Slovenia and Italy, with an influence of the neighboring countries felt throughout the small town. The history of Porec goes back 6,000 years. It was ruled by the Romans, Byzantines, Venetians, and Napoleon and was once a part of the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy, Italy, and Yugoslavia. Continue reading Porec Croatia Travel Guide

Chicago’s Best Holiday Tour | Chicago Trolley Holiday Lights Tour

Some of our very first hours back in the United States were spent exploring downtown Chicago. After three years away, we couldn’t believe how much our perspective changed about our own hometown. Continue reading Chicago’s Best Holiday Tour | Chicago Trolley Holiday Lights Tour

Seven Questions You’re Dying To Ask The BS Travelers

Are you back in the United States for good?

Nope! We have a round-trip ticket back to Croatia. Continue reading Seven Questions You’re Dying To Ask The BS Travelers

(We’re) Back to That Same Old Place! Oh Sweet Home Chicago!

SURPRISE! We are officially back in Chicago. After three years on the road, we have finally returned to our hometown. Organizing our trip back to the United States happened very quickly. In one moment we were living in a small seaside village in Croatia and 18 hours later we were finally back on American soil. It was a lot to process. Continue reading (We’re) Back to That Same Old Place! Oh Sweet Home Chicago!

Exploring Tito’s Private Playground: Brijuni Travel Guide

Although a controversial leader in this region’s history, most can agree that President Marshal Tito had a keen eye for real estate. In 1945 after World War II, the Brijuni Islands became part of the former Yugoslavia. Soon later, Tito specifically selected them for his personal state summer residence. Tito was known for his outlandish hobbies and unique interests, but his passions turned Brijuni into an exploratory haven for today’s visitors. Continue reading Exploring Tito’s Private Playground: Brijuni Travel Guide

Breaking Free without Breaking the Budget

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