Amazing Croatia surprises and delights

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

Amazing Egypt

Take a look at my Egypt story that was published  July 1 in the Chicago Tribune. Read the PDF below or visit the Chicago Tribune website to see the story and more photos online.

Chopin and Warsaw

If you’ve been to Warsaw, no doubt you’ve noticed the adoration that still swirls around composer Frederic Chopin. Now, there’s news that his heart, kept in a Warsaw church, has been exhumbed and examined. Take a look at the story here.