SPLIT! I Don’t Hate this Town

First impressions of Split? It’s a cool, modern city that’s groaning and stretching under the weight of its history, but doing so in a way that other cities could learn from. Despite what this graffiti says, which I spotted around a few corners from Diocletian’s Palace, I don’t hate this town… more on Split tomorrow…

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The Bus from Dubrovnik to Split is the Greatest Ride Ever, with 100% more Bosnia!

The bus from Dubrovnik to Split is a bit long, and the driver will leave you behind at gas stations if you’re taking too long to get your coffee, but it also might just be the prettiest ride of all time. It’s primarily along the coast, except for a bit when you head inland among… Read More The Bus from Dubrovnik to Split is the Greatest Ride Ever, with 100% more Bosnia!

Lokrum is Dubrovnik’s low-key Neighbor with 100% more Peacocks

The pull of the Croatian islands is strong. If you look at a map the coastline is glittering with fetching little neighbors. So, when you make your way down to Dubrovnik’s small port, the lure of various islands, with their expensive boat trips will be hard to resist. But may I suggest, as a counterpoint to Dubrovnik’s slick… Read More Lokrum is Dubrovnik’s low-key Neighbor with 100% more Peacocks

Finally Croatia! King’s Landing is Great and all, but Dubrovnik was my Least Favorite spot in Croatia

I had wanted to go to Croatia for years. YEARS, I tell you. It looks so close to Italy on the map. I looked and re-looked at the dozens of ferries from ports all along the Adriatic, although it turns out they take a REALLY long time and are much more expensive than you would imagine.… Read More Finally Croatia! King’s Landing is Great and all, but Dubrovnik was my Least Favorite spot in Croatia

Around the Boot: Sant’Antioco, Sardinia- Goats and Cliffs and Deserts, oh my!

Sardinia’s loveliness has left me speechless. By which I mean I’ve moved three times (? I can’t really remember), had job interviews in two separate cities, and been a bit overwhelmed recently meaning I haven’t properly finished my Sardinian reportage. So here goes!! We drove to Sant’Antioco, a little island (accessible by a looong bridge)… Read More Around the Boot: Sant’Antioco, Sardinia- Goats and Cliffs and Deserts, oh my!