pro volleyball in porec?!

porec was hosting a professional tournament on the weekend that we were in town.  the finals were being played on the first full day we had in town and it was a pretty big production.  in fact, i’d say it’s bigger than anything we’ve organized back home with the exception of a hockey game.  lots […]

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Spliting up in Split

Split is just as touristy as Dubrovnik but we found it to be more laidback. The food choices are more international, we even managed to find eggs benedict for breakfast on our last day. I thought the old town felt like one big open air bar since most of the restaurants and bars used the […]

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Lokrum Island

After our walk around the wall at Dubrovnik Old Town, the heat was so unbearable, we decided to hop on the ferry to take us to Lokrum Island where there are several cliff beaches as well as a miniature Dead Sea that we could swim in. The ferry takes about 15 minutes and leaves every […]

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Dubrovnik Old Town

Catching glimpses of Dubrovnik as we arrived by bus, I can agree that it is indeed the “Pearl of the Adriatic”. Dubrovnik is very beautiful from afar, clear crystal blue waters surround the walled old town with its white buildings and red tile roofs. Once inside, the buildings are so well preserved that it almost […]

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weekly recap #22 – zagreb & prague

q. current home/addy where i stayed (neighbourhood) and how long a. zagreb (3 nights), prague (5 nights) q. favourite meal a. our last dinner in zagreb.  pork spring rolls, beef empanadas, mixed greens and panko breaded pork tenderloin at street food mukoaka.  not local in the least but after a month of eating pizzas and […]

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first 24 hours in zagreb (croatia)

jojo: what do i like? -being the capital of croatia, big city = options.  have options for food other than grilled meat, pasta and pizza.  woohoo! -very accessible city.  many tram lines, all above ground meaning no time spent walking through mazes of subway stations.  the trams also run very frequently -the town feels empty, […]

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