Croatia

Cevapi and Karlovacko – The Perfect Croatian Combination

I remember the time I spent along the coast of the Aegean in a little apartment in Kastela, sitting and enjoying the early...

How to Find Affordable Apartments in Croatia

We had never been to Croatia, but somehow we knew we wanted an apartment there to recharge, rest and write after eight months...

Marjan Hill - A Split Away from Split

Our arrival in Croatia was a bit harrowing. The overnight train from Ljubljana to Split was a nightmare; overcrowding and...

Exploring the Dalmatian Coast: Trogir

Trogir is one Dalmatian city I hadn't heard much about before our arrival to Croatia. It just isn't on every traveler's...

Why a Little Language Goes a Long Way

A few months ago we decided to move to Croatia for awhile. We hadn't visited the country before, but once the idea was...

Onward Ho! Why I'm Breaking up with Croatia.

It's not often that I hit a mental roadblock while trying to write. It's also not often that I come across a revelation of...

Off Season Hvar - An Adriatic Treat

Come November, Hvar feels removed from the rest of the world, almost forgotten. The sun still shines more than half of the...

Speaking in a Foreign Land: Language Etiquette

Walking into the store, I braced for a tongue tangling. The words, if I were lucky, would tumble out not conjugated and...

Traveling with Humility

One of my least favorite things (and something I occasionally wrestle with myself) is dealing with Traveler Ego. This...