Tag: croatia

  • The most underrated European cities

    The most underrated European cities

    You ever forget the plot of something you know you watched? Travel can be like that sometimes. The memory of some places fades over time, and you stop being able to recognize the difference between a square you’ve visited in Spain and one in Poland. My memory is particularly terrible; I live perpetually in the…

  • The things that inspire me to visit a place

    The things that inspire me to visit a place

    When it comes to travel, I think being easily suggestible is actually a good thing. I was thinking about the silly things that make me want to see a new place. Some of them have been surprisingly minor, to the point of absurdity. For instance, I wanted to go to Italy because I kept reading…

  • A visit to the Museum of Broken Relationships

    A visit to the Museum of Broken Relationships

    After spending even a couple of weeks in Europe, you’re up to your ears in artistic depictions of Jesus. So it’s nice to visit a completely different kind of museum for a change. If you happen to be in Croatia’s capital, the Museum of Broken Relationships perfectly fits the bill and is a must see.…

  • Confession: I think the pasta in Italy sucks

    Confession: I think the pasta in Italy sucks

    When I went to Greece, a typical restaurant menu often included traditional Greek food and a good variety of pasta. After you’ve had feta and olive everything for a few days, you eventually stray. So we ordered pasta, and to our surprise, found that it was absolutely amazing. And this wasn’t a fluke. After having…

  • Croata-Italy ferries are actually cruises

    Croata-Italy ferries are actually cruises

    Having been on several hellish ferry trips through the Greek Islands, I was expecting our ferry from Croatia to Italy to be 12 hours of Dramamine high and no sleep. Actually, let me back up… When we loosely planned this tour of Europe, we needed to figure out a way to get from Croatia to…

  • Could I Live Here? Split Edition

    Could I Live Here? Split Edition

    If the romantic winding streets of Venice and the beaches of Mykonos had a baby and it somehow came out more attractive than both of them, it would be Split. The center of the city is an actual marble palace, which has been repurposed for modern shopping and dining. What more can a girl and…