Balkans | Hole In The Donut Cultural Travel
Hole In The Donut Cultural Travel
Karst mountains frame the gorgeous emerald-colored waters of Lake Bohinj

It was drizzling by the time I arrived at Vintgar Gorge, but not enough to discourage me from making the hike. Truthfully, the gorge had not even been on my radar....

Costumes and masks from Slovenian folk traditions and tales are on display at Ptuj Castle

The man behind the counter at Ptuj Castle suggested I begin my tour at a display of costumes and masks from Slovenian folk traditions and tales. “But I have to warn...

Families huddle together in exhaustion

The young man in the dirty jeans and faded navy T-shirt wouldn’t tell me his name. I’d asked the group of refugees hanging around the park in front of the Belgrade...