Why We Have to Leave Europe (in a Month)

Why We Have to Leave Europe (in a Month)

We have to leave Europe by October 14, and we can’t come back until November 21. It’s sad. Some folks back home are confused by this, so at their suggestion I thought I would explain what the deal is. Even though I lived in Spain for two years, I never knew about this, so hopefully […]

Towers of Croatia

Towers of Croatia

Posted by on Jul 14, 2011 in Croatia, General Travel | No Comments

Croatians love their towers. We’ve seen more towers in Croatian towns than in any other place in Europe, and most self-respecting villages have at least one, if not more. They vary in shape and size, but they’re all quite beautiful and unique: Some of them reminded us of Cornell’s McGraw Tower (no examples here, unfortunately), […]

Surprising Croatia

Surprising Croatia

Posted by on Jul 12, 2011 in Croatia, General Travel, Running | 4 Comments

If you’ve been considering a trip to Croatia, do it. Go now. The word is definitely out, and for good reason. This country has everything it needs to be a huge tourist draw: gorgeous beaches with turquoise water, amazing Roman ruins, fields of olive trees and lavender bushes, fresh seafood, a high coolness quotient, beautiful […]