U.S. and Canadian travelers have likely heard of Croatia. You know, one of those Balkan countries more closely connected to Eastern Europe than the better-known tourist destinations of Europe and the Mediterranean. But listen up. Croatia is a jewel, especially for small ship cruising. I’ve traveled the world and its waters from the Amazon to … More Amazing Croatia surprises and delights
Our June trip to Croatia was outstanding in so many ways. Here’s a taste, just a little bit, of what we saw during our two weeks in one of the most beautiful countries in the world: Croatia. The photo is an image of the stone walls surrounding the old city of Dubrovnik, which is a … More Following “Game of Thrones” in Croatia
Here is my latest Chicago Tribune cover story, the tale of our surprising cruise through European Russia.
Ernest Hemingway called Pamplona’s Running of the Bulls “a spectacle capable of getting you out of bed at half past five in the morning for several days in a row.” … More Beyond the bulls: Pamplona’s food scene is worthy of its own party