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A great place to stay in Makarska: Apartments Alagić

A great place to stay in Makarska: Apartments Alagić For the second summer in a row, Miloš and I headed down the Croatian coast to Makarska, in the region of Dalmatia.  It’s about an hour south of Split, and is ... [Read more]

Croatia: Photo Highlights

  As we fully embark officially into summer, I thought I’d share some of the pics Miloš and I have taken from the last few years around Croatia.  As my regular readers know, I’ve spent quite a substantial amount of time in ... [Read more]

Croatian Vacation Info

I know that people out there are trying to get more information about Croatia, so I thought I’d put together a post with links to ALL my blog entries about this beautiful country.  All in one handy-dandy location!    These ... [Read more]

Rijeka Karneval 2014

Yes, I am finally getting around to writing the entry on my first Karneval!  (Or “Carnival” for those English speakers who were still maybe trying to figure out exactly what I meant.)   Here are some interesting historical facts on the festivities ... [Read more]

Croatian Maškare 2014

Well a few weeks have passed since Croatian Maškare was over for the year, but I didn’t want to miss the chance of writing a blog entry about this unique event that takes place every winter in this part of ... [Read more]

Plitvice Lakes National Park – Croatia

I’d seen pictures of it.  I’d seen it featured on travel specials.   I knew I wanted to go there.   Finally today, we got out to Plitvice Lakes National Park.  It was about a 2 hour drive from Miloš’ ... [Read more]

Krk, Croatia

Earlier today, Miloš and I went to the town of Krk on the island of Krk.  It’s pretty close to where he lives, so it’s a perfect day trip for a nice afternoon by the sea.   The town itself ... [Read more]

Day in and day out – here in Croatia

I know it’s been a little while since I posted.  But I have several posts in the works: a new Maškare post for 2014, more observations on cultural differences, and more insights on the process of being an American overseas. ... [Read more]

Crikvenica, Croatia: Beaches, Food, & Nightlife!

Our last week of Miloš’ vacation was spent in his hometown of Crikvenica, Croatia.  It’s all the way up the coastline, just a little below Rijeka. Click here to see a map. Also, just a little helpful pronunciation help: the ... [Read more]

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