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Soča Valley Waterfall on our Motorcycle Tour

Soča (beautiful) Valley, Slovenia

Our Slovenian motorcycle adventure continues. On our second day in Slovenia, we wanted to check out the Soča Valley falls and slot canyons that we had read so much about.

Bovec, Slovenia Hearty Deer Medallions and Polenta

Hearty Local Fare in Bovec, Slovenia

Hearty Deer Medallions with Polenta On arriving in Bovec , Slovenia, just outside Triglavski National Park, we had a long ride from Venice earlier in the day and it was cool and a bit overcast. On wandering around the quaint town center, we could feel the energy of the town[…]

Nighttime on the Grand Canal

4 Unique Outings for Venice at Night

What is it about Venice at Night that’s so captivating? It’s such a different city from most any other place in the world, the night factor just adds…

The Grand Canal Fronted SPG Hotel Europa

Stay There Sunday – Venice SPG Hotel Europa Regina

I’ll first say that we’re unabashed fans of SPG. They are at the style and level of quality and service we prefer and they seem to have hotels in just the right location for the cities we visit.

Two Up Riders wishing you a great 2016!

Happy NEW Year from TwoUpRiders

Happy 2016 from TwoUpRiders. 2015 was another year of adventure. We hope you are enjoying our posts and that you are planning your own adventure for 2016.

Venice Canal

Top 5 Things to do in Venice

Walk the streets and canals Venice was made for walking as there are so many charming tiny walkways to wander down, and then you reach the end of one and you’re out in a beautiful piazza or along the grand canal. Navigating the streets is not for the impatient however,[…]

Grand Canal Venice, Italy VIDEO

The Grand Canal in 28 Seconds – Venice, Italy

This boat ride (Vaporetto/water taxi) on the Grand Canal in Venice, Italy took a total of over 1 hour, starting and ending in Piazza San Marco. The canal is as busy as Times Square in NYC or Prague’s main square in the Czech Republic.