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A Croatian Festival – Jelsa, Hvar Island

September 9, 2013

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Donkeys, Jelsa summer festival

When I hear¬†Summer Festival, I think about good food, drinks & live music. Add to that some donkeys, a competitive tug of war match, and a big ham hanging 20 feet in the air and you’ll be on your way to understanding the Jelsa Wine Festival in Hvar Island, Croatia! Our apartment accommodation in Jelsa […]

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3 great European travel destinations to consider

September 7, 2013

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During my recent visit back to the US, my friends and family were interested in knowing “What’s your favorite travel spot?” My answer began as a babbling reply about how I’ve liked each place for their own unique qualities…and then ended in a complete avoidance of the answer. It’s actually overwhelming to think about! I […]

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Scooter Breakdown in Korcula, Croatia

December 10, 2012

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In Korcula, we decided a great way to see the island would be to rent a scooter! We came prepared with a map of the island, but that’s about it. We had no real direction except to explore and find a small beach where we could spend a few hours. About 25 minutes into our […]

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Meeting the locals on Hvar Island, Croatia

December 6, 2012

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During our two week vacation traveling through Croatia, we spent a few days on the island of Hvar. The ¬†town of Hvar, on the southwest corner of the island, is the most well known part of the island among tourists, famous for its wild all night partying. My husband Jim and I spent one night […]

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