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Exploring Venice: Don’t Go to Venice in July

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This is the tenth in an eleven-part series covering my June/July 2019 trip to Slovenia and Venice. You can read my last post, reviewing my stay at the Hotel Gritti Palace, here. You can also check out some photos and video of my ride down the Grand Canal here. Venice… Read more »

Checking in and Anatomy of a Trip/Rio Preview

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Hello! It’s me, Adam. I am woefully behind on trip reports, but, in case you missed it, it turns out Washington is a dumpster fire and my day job entails attempts to put out small pieces of that fire. I also had the Jewish holidays and a work trip out… Read more »

Hotel Review: The Gritti Palace, Venice, a Luxury Collection Hotel

This is the ninth in an eleven-part series covering my June/July 2019 trip to Slovenia and Venice. You can read my last post, covering how I got from Piran to Venice, here. July in Venice was actually pretty awful. Walking through the streets, particularly in the San Marco area, could… Read more »

Trains, Planes, and Automobiles (ok, bus, train, and vaporetto): Getting from Piran to Venice

This is the eighth in an eleven-part series covering my June/July 2019 trip to Slovenia and Venice. You can read my last post, discussing my time on the Slovenian Coast in Piran and Portoroz, here. I’ve never had a strong desire to visit Venice, and am wary of crowds, but… Read more »

The Slovenian Coast: Piran and Portoroz

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This is the seventh in an eleven-part series covering my June/July 2019 trip to Slovenia and Venice. You can read my last post, reviewing the Four Points Ljubljana Mons, here. To the extent people know where Slovenia is at all, many do not realize that Slovenia actually has about 30… Read more »

Hotel Review: Four Points by Sheraton Ljubljana Mons

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This is the sixth in an eleven-part series covering my June/July 2019 trip to Slovenia and Venice. You can read my last post, covering Lake Bled, Lake Bohinj, and Skocjan Caves, here. There are only two hotels affiliated with the big international chains in the Ljubljana area: the Intercontinental, where… Read more »

Exploring Central Slovenia: Lake Bled, Vintgar Gorge, Bohinj, Skocjan Caves, and the Technical Museum

This is the fifth in an eleven-part series covering my June/July 2019 trip to Slovenia and Venice. You can read my last post, covering my exploration of Ljubljana, here. Slovenia really has a ton of natural beauty, particularly in the north approaching the Julian Alps. There are two lakes that… Read more »

Hotel Review: Intercontinental Ljubljana

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This is the third in an eleven-part series covering my June/July 2019 trip to Slovenia and Venice. You can read my last post, covering the flight on Adria Airways from Copenhagen to Ljubljana, here. I spent a total of six days in Slovenia, with four days based in the Ljubljana… Read more »

Lifemiles Lessons, SAS Lounge Copenhagen, and Adria Airways Copenhagen to Ljubljana

This is the second in an eleven-part series covering my June/July 2019 trip to Slovenia and Venice. You can read my last post, covering the flight in SAS Business Class from Washington to Copenhagen, here. Adria Airways Flt. 511 Copenhagen to Ljubljana (CPH-LJU) Airbus A319, Economy Class Sch. Dep. 9:30am … Read more »