CROATIA: Plitvice Lakes, the winter wonderland

Frozen Waterfalls and Lakes at Plitvice Lakes National Park

Cloaked in white, grey, brown, blue and green, Plitvice Lakes National Park was so surreal. With its wintry look of frozen waterfalls, lakes and snow, it was as if time had stood still.

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BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA: What to do if you visit Bosnia & Herzegovina for just one day

Stari Most Close-up in Mostar

Travelling from the countryside to the city, we saw that Bosnia & Herzegovina still need many years to rebuild itself from the after-effects of the 1990s war. Even so, its people are so cheery, sincere and helpful. If you seem a little lost in the car or on the pavement, the locals will come up to you and ask if you need help even if they are laden with grocery bags. If you ever find yourself in this resilient country with only a day to spare, zero in on the 4 spots below to make the best of your stopover.

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BALKANS: 9 driving tips in Croatia, Bosnia & Herzegovina and Slovenia

The idyllic town of Rovinj

We rented a car in Croatia which we used throughout Croatia, Bosnia & Herzegovina and Slovenia. The road trip was fabulous, so we thought we would share some tips for those who are planning to do so too.

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CROATIA: Winter in the land of Game of Thrones

Mini Waterfalls at Plitvice Lakes National Park

We have heard of Croatia long ago, but only got to know its beauty when Marshmallow’s lil’ sis vacationed there. Since then, her gushes of the food, nature and people have stuck.

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NETHERLANDS: 6-hour transit in Amsterdam

Dutch Houses and Houseboats in Amsterdam

Stepping out of Amsterdam Centraal train station and taking in sights of the slim Dutch houses and houseboats on the canals, it hit home that we have arrived in Amsterdam.

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