Croatia

  By Ann Abel While not as famous as Croatia’s seaside cities, Zagreb, the capital, has 900 years of history and no small number of charms of its own. It may not be story-book beautiful—and some soot-covered monoliths remain—but there are also wedding-cake confections of buildings. More important, it’s genuinely

By Ann Abel I spent my first couple of days on the north Adriatic island of Losinj trying to figure out how to pronounce it. My Croatian hosts said things that sounded almost like familiar words. Lotion? Lozenge? I never did quite master it. No matter. My mispronunciations worked for

By Everett Potter What’s the best to see the incredible coastlines of Sicily or Corfu or Croatia this summer? Hint: it’s not from the deck of a cruise ship. Instead, the answer is a crewed charter sailboat from a company called The Moorings, sailing on two to six cabin monohulls

by Geri Bain and Jenny Keroack    Five years after their first blogged adventure (She Said She Said London) Jenny Keroack, now 23 years old, and her mom, travel writer Geri Bain, set off on a new journey. This trip centered on three great societies: the Ancient Greeks, the Ottomans,

by Geri Bain & Jenny Keroack    Five years after their first blogged adventure (She Said She Said London) Jenny Keroack, now 23 years old, and her mom, travel writer Geri Bain, set off on a new journey. This trip centered on three great societies: the Ancient Greeks, the Ottomans,

By Bobbie Leigh It didn’t take long for the sun-lit islands along the Dalmatian Coast to be rediscovered after the signing of the Dayton Peace Agreement in 1995. First locals from Serbia, Croatia, and Bosnia-Herzegovina arrived for family vacations.  They were followed by Europeans and eventually,  North Americans, all of

Story & photos by Gerrie Summers On my recent Dalmatian Riviera trip with Insight Vacations, we explored Croatia.  We cruise past scenic coastline in a comfy and roomy coach with business class seating.  The windows are large and provide unobstructed views of the countryside. Our Insight escort/tour director Karin Kollarova

VBT Bicycling and Walking Vacations uses cycling as a way to reach Croatian culture