A month ago what I knew about the island of Hvar could fit into a rakija shot glass. Hoards of revelers ferry here in July and August to party, dance, see and, mostly, be in scene. Celebrities from Beyonce to Ellen and Portia have been spotted here. The largest city, Hvar Town, is Croatia’s epicenter … More Stari Grad, Croatia – What to Know Before You Go
May 25, 2016 – Trentino, Italy Yesterday was a banner day. There’s no getting around it. Even for a non-cyclist like me, it was special. Watching my husband fulfill a dream (actually more like a fantasy, not the sort of thing you ever actually expect to happen in real life,) was beyond words. Thus, this … More Giro d’Italia Dreams Come True
May 2016 – Rovinj, Croatia I made a bold statement in an earlier post. I declared this place, Rovinj, to be my favorite running destination – in the entire world. And, it’s true and thanks in no small part to the marvel that is Punta Corrente or Golden Cape Forest Park, a protected green space, … More Croatia’s Golden Cape Park, in Istria, is a Cycling and Running Dream Come True.
May, 2016 – Rovinj, Croatia Six years ago, with a dream of floating down the Adriatic, we boarded a ferry from Trieste headed for the Istrian peninsula. That particular boat’s destination, Rovinj, was chosen simply because it was the right route at the right time. Our collective knowledge of what lay ahead equaled just about … More Here’s Why You Should Visit Rovinj, Croatia, and Soon.
If you take flight with checked bags, chances are good at some point you will experience what we will call an “incident.” In an article from 2014, Wall Street Journal reported that each year 21.8 million bags, or 6.96 per 1,000 passengers go temporarily or permanently missing or are damaged through baggage handling. Those numbers are … More Tips for Reclaiming “Lost in Space” Baggage