what do you know about moldova?

While I was floating around the Ukraine exploring the many Orthodox onion-domed churches, it seemed silly not to pop over to Moldova for a...

croatia top six lists

In the newest installment of the flying north blog top six list, I take a look at Croatia. Quite frankly there were many more...

a missing link in the evolution of the modern mediterranean state

Having spent a few more days in Malta, I’m growing to like it more every day.  Despite me being greeted on more than one...

the old bridge in mostar, bosnia: destruction and rebirth [vlog]

In the southern region of Bosnia and Herzegovina can be found the city of Mostar, and the famous Stari Most, or old bridge. The...

what can one buy for 5,000,000,000 dinars?

As I walked the streets of Belgrade, Serbia's capital city, I ran across a street vendor who was selling various baubles and trinkets. Among...

today we celebrate a legacy of serfdom, privilege, and the divine right of kings

Today we celebrate God’s chosen couple. They are better than you. They are richer than you. They are more privileged. You should bow down...

why do people graffiti historical places, and who is zoey?

Graffiti has been around for millennia. In perhaps what is a precursor to the personal public relations departments we all maintain via social media,...

valletta’s strait street: the former seedy “gut” of malta’s capital city

Walking around Malta’s capital, Valletta, one finds a combination of old and new, the British colonial footprint vs. the underlying ancient history, and a...

mostar and the old bridge in bosnia and herzegovina

By guest blogger Fabien Reynaud. During a recent trip to Dubrovnik, Croatia, my partner and I decided to spend a day in Mostar, Bosnia and...

barcelona’s trash is my treasure, and new travel bag

One important piece of travel gear is a day bag to carry around the various cities you will visit during your travels, and of...

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