I have published this only because a travel companion can’t access my blog drafts. These are really my “pre-travel notes” while I’m still deciding which route to take and which travel style I’d adopt.

(Will delete this blog soon……)

Nov 26 Monday 6:35 am. ETA

Flixbus to Ljubljana €27.99

ETD 8:30am

ETA 2:55pm

Hotel (3 nights till Nov 29): ???

Nov 27 Tues to Nov 28 Wednesday

Day trips from Ljubljana.

DIY or join Viator or Hire car?

Lake Bled

Zagreb, Croatia

Nov 29 Thurs :

Ljubljana – Trieste (1hr) – Padua (+2.5 hrs) – Bologna (+1 to 1.5hrs)

Or: Ljubljana – Trieste – Bologna

(Direct Ljubljana to Bologna: 4 hrs by car or 5.5 hrs by train.

Hotel in Bologna (2 nights): ???

Nov 30 Sat

Day trips from Bologna

Parma (1hr)+Modena(.5hr)

Or: Ravenna (1.5 hr) – San Marino (+1.5 hr)

Dec 1 Sunday : Fly back to Vienna or Sleeper train on Nov 30 late pm, arriving Vienna Dec 1 am?

Or indulge…. by hiring car from Bologna to Vienna VIA Padua and Graz?

Dec 2 Monday : Vienna (2 nights)

Hotel in Vienna: ???

Dec 3 Tuesday: Vienna to Taipei

Dec 4 Wednesday: Mla eta 5:50pm