Delizioso: Enjoying Italian Pleasures in Croatia’s Istria

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The Dalmatian Coast, the long finger of Croatia fronting the Adriatic Sea, has long been praised for its shoreline delights, ancient ruins, myriad islands and historic cities like Zadar, Split and Dubrovnik. (Click here to see the article.) Somewhat overlooked …

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Dirty Little Secrets of Hvar

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“It’s shit!” our driver bemoaned as he maneuvered his 4WD along the dirt track. We were bouncing around Hvar Island on a unique tour called Secret Hvar, an excursion that brought us to viewpoints off the high ridges, back alleys …

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The Harmony of Sarajevo

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The two women, dressed similarly in jeans and warm jackets, admired the cat sitting on our fleece jackets. The warm afternoon sun had sunk below the buildings, putting us in complete shadow, and the air was turning chilly. But the …

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Good Vibrations? In touch with the Bosnian Pyramids

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“Put your hands out,” the archeologist encouraged us. “And stretch your fingers over the megalith and feel the vibrations.” We tried, and kept trying, but our fingers weren’t quite feeling the vibrations so much as the cold air flowing through …

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Dalmatian Spots: What lit us up on Croatia’s coast

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We sat in one of the tight passageways of the city, dark except for the street lamps’ yellowish light gleaming on the stone block buildings and slanting off the sleek paving stones of the pedestrian-only street. It all looked wet …

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