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Why travelling with your own group is a great option for your next adventure travel holiday

Lake Bled - Slovenia
View from hotel on Lake Bled - Photo by Jane C.

Jane contacted me in April of 2021 to plan a trip for herself and her friends to Croatia and the Balkans in the fall of 2022. I had previously organized a trip for them through Southern Africa, a trip many of them remembered as a "trip of a lifetime".

So expectations were high, but Jane had done her homework. She came prepared with a list of things she wanted to include and together we worked putting together a great itinerary showing the highlights of Slovenia, Croatia, Montenegro and Bosnia-Herzegovina. Some of her friends even tagged on Albania as an extension.

After we had created an itinerary outline I contacted my partners in Croatia and as I knew what Jane and her friends loved to do while travelling, they were able to make some great suggestions. We included a walking tour of Ljubljana, followed by a wine tasting in a 300-year old wine cellar. They spent three nights in former President Tito’s summer residence overlooking Lake Bled. Then they were off to the hilltop towns of Istria where a gastro tour with truffle l