Sun-washed Sidewalks in Split, Croatia

Split, Croatia

At the height of its glory, Diocletian’s palace must have been an amazing sight–built right on the water’s edge. During the fourth century it was all one massive complex of temples, palaces, walls, gates, baths, and everything else you would […]

The Year in Review 2014

Year in Review 2014

 A Banner Year in Travel The year is almost done.  With the cold and dreary winter weather, a feeling of melancholy begins to set in, so I sit here and try to remember all the great traveling Jim and I did […]

An Evening in Dubrovnik

The Pearl of the Adriatic Established in the 7th century as a leader in maritime trade, nowadays when you mention Dubrovnik, people conjure up images from the popular television series “Game of Thrones.”  To be honest, I’m not different.  While […]

Ston and Mali Ston of the Peljesac Peninsula

The Salt Capital of Croatia! Driving out on the Peljesac Peninsula lead us through vineyards, small villages, and our favorite stops were Ston and Mali Ston known for their salt production since the 15th century. Unfortunately we were not there […]

Trundling Through Timeless Trogir, Croatia

Trogir, Croatia

 Driving down the Dalmatian coast we had to decide on where to stay in the Split area. We only had two guide books among us, Lonely Planet for the Balkans and a Rick Steve’s; but both of the books made […]

Rendezvous with the Brave SJ of Chasing the Donkey!

Rendezvous with SJ

Interview Series: A Rendezvous of Rovers! If we can’t get together face to face…let’s do it virtually! On this installment of our traveler interview series: A Rendezvous with Rovers, I’ve interviewed SJ from Chasing the Donkey.  I believe SJ is […]

The Stunning Cascades of Croatia’s First National Park

World Heritage Site - Plitvice Lakes, Croatia

A UNESCO World Heritage Site – Plitvice Lakes Images of emerald green lake beds one on top of the other, almost like pancakes with the syrup running down the sides beckoned me, and Plitvice Lakes became number one on my […]

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