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


Posted by | September 4, 2012
The price of freedom

Up until July, I had a monthly travel column in Forum, an amazing weekly in Croatia. In only one year of existence, this edgy newspaper got a loyal readership of...

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Posted by | August 23, 2012
Scattered vs settled life

Last Monday evening, I returned to New York after nearly eight months of travel. I don't count the three-week interlude back in March, between my extended stays in Chile (2.5...

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Posted by | June 29, 2012
Local Voices Croatia: Kat Bowman, Le Zbor

I heard of Le Zbor, Croatia's mixed lesbian and feminist female choir, the first such choir in southeastern Europe, just a few weeks ago. Soon after, I went to the...

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Posted by | June 22, 2012
Local Voices Croatia: Darko Dominik, Prostor

People often ask me what to do and see in Zagreb. I typically urge everyone who comes to visit to pop into Prostor, one of the coolest stores in Croatia's...

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Posted by | June 15, 2012
Local Voices Croatia: David Lušičić, Galerija Greta

A couple of months ago I was picking a friend's well-informed brain about the latest and hottest in Croatia. That's when she told me about Greta, a small gallery that...

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Posted by | June 8, 2012
Local Voices Croatia: Nataša & Martina, I-GLE

Croatia's fashion scene is on a steadfast climb, with local designers slowly getting their moment of spotlight on the global scene. Zagreb is a great spot to check it out...

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Posted by | June 1, 2012
Local Voices Croatia: Lada Radin, Taste of Croatia

Gotta thank Twitter for introducing me to Taste of Croatia! We were following each other for some time and then at the recent Zagreb Wine Gourmet Weekend, I met Lada...

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Posted by | May 25, 2012
Local Voices Croatia: Vanja Žanko, Lauba

I met curator Vanja Žanko when I toured Lauba, one of Zagreb's newest and coolest art spaces, for an article I was writing about Zagreb's booming art scene. As she...

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Posted by | May 18, 2012
Local Voices Croatia: Tomislav Pavleka, Kamene Priče

All roads in Istria lead to Bale. At least all "my roads". Yet many people in Croatia have never heard of this small town. Since the first moment I visited...

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Posted by | May 11, 2012
Local Voices Croatia: Ivana Vukšić, Street Art Museum

A couple of years ago, I interviewed Ivana for the last edition of Lonely Planet Croatia, about the Street Art Museum - her "baby" - which at the time was...

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