Red Island, Croatia

ZigZagging Our Way Through Europe With the temperature rising, we set sail southwest from Rovinj for the 2.7km trip to the peebly beaches of Red Island.

Pula, Croatia – Day 2

ZigZagging Our Way Through Europe While wrapped in ancient Roman antiquity, Pula has a more recent history as well. The largest city on the Istrian peninsula and seventh largest city in Croatia, Pula has been a major seaport, both commercially and militarily, since 1859.

Pula, Croatia – Day 1

ZigZagging Our Way Through Europe After returning from Dubrovnik to our apartment in Zagreb, we finally took a few days to relax before setting off for our next adventure to Pula, Croatia. Situated on the southern tip of the Croatian peninsula of Istrian, Pula is approximately 266km southwest of Zagreb.

Dubrovnik, Croatia – Day 3

ZigZagging Our Way Through Europe Our last day in Dubrovnik and, although we have explored much of this walled medieval city, there is still so much more. As we left our apartment, we walked down the narrow cobblestoned street that connects to the Luža Square and the Stradun leading to the Old Town Pile Gate entrance.

Bosnia and Herzegovina

ZigZagging Our Way Across Europe We departed Split, Croatia for a trip to neighboring Bosnia and Herzegovina. Originally a part of Yugoslavia, Bosnia and Herzegovina declared its independence in 1992 following the Bosnian War. While it remains a developing country even to this day, it has nevertheless become a popular tourist destination. With its OttomanContinue reading “Bosnia and Herzegovina”

Bratislava, Slovakia

Finding A Hidden Gem Along The Blue Danube Bratislava, Slovakia Johann Strauss’s “The Blue Danube” may conjure up the vision of a beautiful waltz in Vienna, another hidden gem lies along the Danube River in Slovakia. While the Danube is not actually blue and Vienna is 80km west, there is good reason to add Bratislava,Continue reading “Bratislava, Slovakia”