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Tips for Visiting Plitvice Lakes National Park in Croatia

Tips for Visiting Plitvice Lakes National Park in Croatia

Visiting Plitvice Lakes National Park should be on everyone’s bucket list. The natural beauty of the cascading lakes, with dozens of waterfalls and crystal clear water that fades from azure to green, is otherworldly. It’s the kind of landscape that was probably the inspiration for The Land Before Time. The park consists of sixteen lakes, all interconnected and fed by runoff from the surrounding mountains and was made a UNESCO World Heritage site back in...

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Braving the Crowds in Croatia

We decided to brave the crowds. The last time we visited Croatia we explored lovely Istria, and we were virtually alone, the sole English speakers in a region that doesn’t draw many visitors. It was beautiful and...

great internet stories

Corners of the Internet #16

Oops. I forgot what day it is. My normal schedule for these collections of great internet stories is every third Friday. I find that it takes me a while to accumulate worthy material, plus we’re busy writing...

Big Berry

The Local Connection with Big Berry Resort

We sat back in our bubbling, soothing jacuzzi, shielded from the pouring rain by our covered terrace. As the last bit of travel stress evaporated into the night, we opened a bottle of Modra Frankinja from local winery...

Venice from Rialto Bridge

Why Does Venice Exist?

It’s the question I couldn’t shake. Why does Venice exist? Why did a whole group of people decide that building a floating city, in the middle of a vulnerable lagoon, with limited access to fresh water,...