Mangart Saddle

Driving to the Mangart Saddle in Slovenia

Julie Slovenia 4 Comments

The Mangart Saddle, also called the Mangart Pass or Mangartsko sedlo, is the highest lying road in Slovenia. It’s a winding, white-knuckle drive through the mountainous region of northwest Slovenia. If you have nerves of steel and want to add a cool mini road trip onto your tour of Slovenia, this is a great option. Our Experience We drove the …

Lake Skadar National Park

Photographing the Famous View of Lake Skadar: Pavlova Strana

Julie Montenegro 1 Comment

Montenegro is full of surprises. For a small country, it is filled with amazing sites, the most popular being the Bay of Kotor and the coastal towns. But the real surprises of Montenegro are inland. Places like Skadar National Park. When I saw images of a lush, green, “Horseshoe Bend” type place and learned it wasn’t too far from Kotor, …

Tianmen Shan

Tianmen Mountain, China: How to Have the Best Experience

Julie China 15 Comments

Tianmen Mountain is one of the world’s most beautiful mountains. Why should you travel here? To ride in one of the world’s longest cable cars, walk the narrow, plank paths attached to vertical cliffs, walk on the glass skywalk, and climb the 999 steps to Heaven’s Door. Tianmen Mountain is located in Zhangjiajie, in the Hunan Province of China. Most …

Dirt Road Chile Argentina

Driving to Cristo Redentor de los Andes

Julie Argentina, Chile 6 Comments

Cristo Redentor de los Andes (Christ the Redeemer of the Andes in English) is a statue of Jesus Christ that sits high in the Andes Mountains, straddling Chile and Argentina. Most people make the journey here for a view of the statue and for the awesome views of this part of the Andes. Cristo Redentor de los Andes The Cristo Redentor …