Welcome to Tanya Travels, the online journal of our trip of a lifetime.
Some of our best memories of Slovenia have to do with food. We even took home a tall, starched chef hat for 10-year-old “W,” our aspiring chief cook. The boys tried a little of everything on the culinary spectrum on this trip: American-style burgers that reminded them of home, sugar-toasted almonds that smelled so good … Continue reading A taste of the Balkans in Ljubljana
Our latest European weekend road trip started with us loading up the car and checking to make sure we had everyone’s passports. Sarge thought I had packed his, but I just had mine and the kids’. So he went back inside and discovered his passport was in the pocket of a pair of his work … Continue reading The time I washed Sarge’s passport
When I think back years from now about memorable birthdays, today’s will probably rank up there. It’s not because I did anything grand. Well, I did treat myself to a seaside lunch and set up my laptop office for the afternoon in a spot with a nice view: My main mark for the year is … Continue reading ‘Sretan rođendan!’ – A happy birthday in Croatia
Technically, the autumn equinox has not hit yet in this hemisphere. I still have a few more hours to squeeze out of summer. I’m still wearing white jeans, and I took the kids for ice cream after school. I’m not quite ready to let go of this season. Spending the summer in Croatia has me … Continue reading Last taste of summer at Kornati National Park