Tag Archives: Balkans

Where to go in Croatia (and 12 Reasons to Love Dalmatia…)

Croatia is easily one of my favorite places on Earth, and I write that with a measure of restraint. It is really hard (moot) to determine a “favorite place” in this enormous world, as there is depth and distinct personality found in all places. Similarly, “best experiences” are assigned for many reasons that are often […]

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Ancient Cities: Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Mostar is a very special place — a small pocket in western Bosnia where one can learn, create, eat, pray if you’re so inclined, and explore a place of history. The city was named after the bridge-keepers, or mostari, who long ago guarded the old stone bridge that sits in the heart of the city. It is […]

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The art of Space Invader on The Triple Bridge in Ljubljana, Slovenia

One Place to Find The Art of Space Invader

Went to Slovenia. Met the man in the city, dropped off the bags, headed downtown on foot for coffee and what do I see? Atari man by Space Invader, hooray! I had just watched Exit Through the Giftshop (again) a couple of days prior, and I had taken with me from it a new rush of […]

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Croatian Ćevapčići – from Kantun in Split

The National Dish of the Balkans: Ćevapčići

From the U.S. to Ljubljana to Triglav National Park in Slovenia, south on the wine route and into Croatia, east to Bosnia through Mostar to Sarajevo … this is the road-trip-by-car route that would steer us to Sarajevo’s best local restaurant for Ćevapčići – the life-altering dish of the Balkan region that we would continue to seek daily during a month-long […]

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