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Posted by | August 15, 2008
Top ten things to eat in Croatia

Yesterday, as part of a family summer tradition, we made a dinner outing to a nearby roadside restaurant that specializes in lamb and suckling pig. This inspired me to think...

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Posted by | August 7, 2008
Once upon a time in Croatia…

The long silence on the blog has been due to, finally, a holiday! After a few days with old friends on the beautiful island of Korčula, where life was all...

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Posted by | July 16, 2008
Top ten things to do in Zagreb

I'm in the final throes of the guidebook project that has been keeping me glued to the computer screen for weeks but I thought I'd dash off my Top 10...

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Posted by | July 9, 2008
Croatia: Tales of stone

There was once a tiny little stone town in Croatia. For many years its medieval townhouses and palaces lay half-abandoned, the ghosts roaming around the narrow cobbled streets telling tales...

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Posted by | June 30, 2008
Croatia’s cool happenings

I've been glued to my computer screen working on a guidebook and will remain glued for another few weeks, missing Croatia's coolest summer happenings. But since I myself am missing...

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Posted by | June 5, 2008
War tourism

I recently returned from a five-day trip to Slavonia, a region in eastern Croatia that was one of the epicenters of the Yugoslavian civil war in the early 1990s. The...

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Posted by | May 27, 2008
Highlights of Kvarner & Istria

So, here I am back in Zagreb, after a few weeks of heavy traveling through Kvarner and Istria. My discoveries have been wide and varied. I saw shepherds living in...

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Posted by | May 20, 2008
Croatia’s communist chic

If you want an ultimate communist chic experience in Croatia, nothing beats a stay at Brijuni National Park off the coast of Istria. This small archipelago is known as the...

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Posted by | May 16, 2008
Croatia: to tell or not to tell

I am writing this from a small seaside town of Punat on Krk, Croatia’s largest island. I have been quiet due to a manic work/travel schedule; and it looks like...

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Posted by | May 11, 2008
Back to the roots in Croatia

It's been five days since I arrived to my homeland. It is not a holiday; yet another time, I'm doing a guidebook update. I've worked on a few Croatia guides...

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