Photo of Zagreb, Croatia
December 26, 2012, 7 Comments

Before I officially hit my 30-Life-Crisis, I headed to Croatia for a holiday. My first stop in the magical and life-changing country was Zagreb, the capital of the country. I’m [...]

Zagreb, Croatia

Daily Wanderlust: Zagreb, Croatia

April 15, 2012, 2 Comments

Zagreb, Croatia was my the first stop in my 30-th Birthday World Tour in September, 2009. It was also the city which reinvigorated my love of travel, ...

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Escape of the Week: Zagreb, Croatia

August 17, 2011, 18 Comments

It’s no secret I love Croatia. My first trip to Croatia is what started me on my current life path. It spawned my career-break, and to this day, ...

Savoring the sweet in Amsterdam

June 21, 2010, 22 Comments

“Come by and see me at my coffee shop,” the note on my Facebook wall said from one Jonathan (my Travel Love from Zagreb) who was now resid ...

  • Plitvice Lakes
    The prettiest day trip ever
    October 15, 2009, 6 Comments

    To say Plitvice Lakes is a stunner would be an understatement. Its sheer technicolor natural beauty around each and every meandering turn is jaw-dropping. Its 16 turquoise lakes link together through waterfalls cascading down sheer rock cli ...

  • A Hollywood ending. Almost.
    October 13, 2009, 13 Comments

    "What's your phone number?" he asked. Suddenly, the memory of my new outgoing voicemail message rang in my ears. Berry and I are on vacation. When I get back I will return your call. Oh. DAMNIT. Damnit. Damnit. Damnit. I had never set up ...

  • The new roommate
    October 9, 2009, No comments

    That's when I saw Him on the street below. He caught my eye immediately. Perfect height (I'd probably recon around 5'9 or so). Perfect weight (the right blend between athletic and non-athletic). And completely different from the typical gu ...

  • Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
    The unconventional tourist
    October 8, 2009, 4 Comments

      At what point does one become “churched-out?” I think on my first trip to Europe, I was sufficiently churched out. It’s amusing and kind of sad. I was reading [...]

  • Really, I’m a planner.
    October 7, 2009, No comments

    The last time I had traveled alone I ended up in Venice twice. I had met two Aussies and clicked with them, and they were going there and invited me. It sounded like a good plan, so I tagged along with them there and to Verona. One split fr ...

  • The Worst Shit
    Aussies with ambition … or an ode to youth
    October 6, 2009, No comments

    In the world of hostels, you don't shag in a room with other people sleeping. That is equivalent to shagging in a dorm room when your roommate is in the bottom bunk (something I can attest to completely and utterly sucking). Sure, there was ...