Ivan Kralj


Award-winning journalist and editor from Croatia

AI art of a futuristic train wagon with number 2023, by the train tracks in a desert, AI art created by Midjourney, prompted by Ivan Kralj

2023 Travel Trends, as Forecasted by AI

In an absence of a crystal ball, we asked ChatGPT and other AI tools to predict the future of travel. These are 12 major travel trends we will remember the year of 2023 by, at least according to artificial intelligence!

Travel blogger Ivan Kralj sitting on the bank of Lake Geneva, in Vevey, with the Fork of Vevey, 8-meter-tall steel fork in the lake, artwork by Jean-Pierre Zaugg, photo by Mladen Koncar.

2022 Year in Review:
Ready for Restart

In 2022, Pipeaway surpassed pre-pandemic web traffic levels. Does that mean that better days are coming on the travel blogging horizon? This is Pipeaway’s 2022 year in review, read our best work so far!


* pipe away ['paipǝ'wei] (vt, mar) = to give
the whistling signal for the ship about to
leave the harbor

Mapping the extraordinary since 2017.


Pipeaway is a travel blog mapping the extraordinary people, places and passions.
Founded and run by Ivan Kralj, Croatian award-winning journalist and editor.
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