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!

5 Best Photo Locations in La Jolla, California

La Jolla is a great destination for photography lovers. This Californian city has beaches, mountains, frequent blue skies, and many trendy hot spots. Whether you’re a photographer, traveler, or Instagrammer, this insider guide will reveal some of La Jolla’s top photo shoot locations.
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How Sarma Turns Friends Into Family: Thanksgiving Day Reflections

My story begins from a craving and a conversation starter. One September Sunday afternoon, we spent the day hiking up Mosor Mountain. The round trip trek takes about five to six hours. It’s a great opportunity for a digital detox and provides the perfect setting  for good conversation between friends. Continue reading How Sarma Turns Friends Into Family: Thanksgiving Day Reflections

Breaking Free without Breaking the Budget

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