Category Archives: Croatia

So I have this can of cinnamon…

I bought a can of cinnamon at Trader Joe’s a year or two ago. The brand name is Szedeg and there’s a small drawing of an ancient church on the can. That’s the only clue of where or what Szedeg … Continue reading

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Rovinj, Croatia

Nothing much has changed recently in the old town section of Rovinj. The latest buildings appear to date from the 1600s. One time I arrived on the magnificent Royal Clipper, approaching the city from the northern Adriatic in the early … Continue reading

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Returning to Croatia

My plans for my upcoming long journey around Europe include a tour of Croatia’s coastal villages and islands using ferries and buses. This will be my fourth trip there so I’m aware of how charming and historic these islands are. … Continue reading

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Losinj Croatia

“Croatia’s best-kept secret: The tiny island of Losinj is big on wellness, secluded beaches and tranquil fishing villages.” This headline from the British online newspaper, The Mail, describes one of the islands I’ll be visiting while on my upcoming Star … Continue reading

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Korcula Croatia

Sailing into the medieval town of Korcula on an island of the same name in the Adriatic,  it’s easy to believe that we’re sailing back in time. The island appears to be little changed from the time of Marco Polo, … Continue reading

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