I'm teaching another travel writing class for Catapult, starting Feb 29


Posted by | September 21, 2009
Whitewater rafting in Bosnia

Whitewater rafting on Una River in Bosnia has been a fantasy of mine for quite some time. Years ago, a friend who was shooting a Czech film where the rivers...

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Posted by | September 14, 2009
One day in Ljubljana

Last week I made an overnight visit to Ljubljana, the small and delightful capital of Slovenia. An easy 2.5-hour train ride away from Zagreb, my base at the moment, it...

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Posted by | August 18, 2009
Croatia through Lomos

It's summertime in Croatia, the most popular time to visit one of the hippest countries in Europe. It's so fashionable, in fact, that I typically try to escape the crowds...

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Posted by | August 5, 2009
Island life in Croatia

Exactly a week has passed since I arrived to the island of Korčula in the southern Adriatic. It feels like a long month and a short-lived day at the same...

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Posted by | June 8, 2009
Memories of Sarajevo

I first visited Sarajevo with my parents in 1984 during the Sarajevo Winter Olympics. I recall walking through the cobblestone streets of Baščaršija quarter, as if I've walked into a...

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Posted by | November 28, 2008
Honeymoon in Croatia

In recent months, I've received a number of emails from friends and friends of friends looking for advice on honeymooning in Croatia. So I thought a post on romantic Croatia...

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