25 Aug, 2019 in Visions, Zagreb

In my recent visit to Croatia, I spent a few wonderful days in the capital city Zagreb. It’s a wonderful cultural city, with a pleasant old town, lovely parks, a large selection of specialty museums (museum of broken hearts, 80s, and war photography, to name a few), and lots of funky bars and restaurants. I […]

15 Aug, 2019 in Hvar, Visions

This summer I needed a retreat following a European work visit, so I took a quick flight to Rijeka in Croatia so get closer to the coastline and get some warm weather. After a quick visit to Zagreb, I took a flight down to Split, and after a couple of days decided to take the […]

11 Nov, 2010 in Dubrovnik
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After introducing Dubrovnik in Croatia as “best of the Balkans”, touring Dubrovnik’s old city walls and the local Dubrovnik Jewish museum and synagogue, it’s time to wrap up the Dubruvnik tour with a walking tour of the old city. And what a lovely old city it is, full of history and meaning.   …

21 Sep, 2010 in Dubrovnik
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I already mentioned how gorgeous Dubrovnik is, and discussed some of Dubrovnik’s historical context. To get the best of the city, it is highly recommended to do the old city walls tour, going up the walls and around the city, seeing the views and old city life from above. Wikitravel’s as excited as I …

9 Sep, 2010 in Dubrovnik
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I bet you didn’t know that Dubrovnik in Croatia hosts one of the oldest Sefardic synagogues still in use today and generally the second oldest synagogue in Europe. Dating back as far as 1352, the old Jewish synagogue, now turned into a tourist attraction with a local Jewish museum, is still up and running – […]

5 Sep, 2010 in Dubrovnik
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Dubrovnik, a quick detour to Croatia half an hour from the border with Montenegro, is one of the most impressive cities I’ve had the pleasure of visiting recently. What a gorgeous place! A modernly renovated historical old city set next to the sea and surrounded with island hosting terrific beaches and a beautiful sea. An […]

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