Wednesday, October 17, 2018

vis, croatia: check the ferry schedule first or learn how to do a rain...

While traveling, it is inevitable that some details will fall through the cracks. These are details that will sometimes frame entire days, as in...

a complicated matter

The history of Northern Cyprus is a complicated one, and that remains the case today.  From the seventh millennium B.C.E. through the mid-twentieth century...

croatia’s plitviče national park [nacionalni park plitvička jezera]: the clearest water i’ve ever seen

If you are ever in Croatia, you must not miss one of the most spectacular natural sites - and a UNESCO World Heritage Site...

tanti auguri italia: italy’s 150th and a site not to be missed

Given the close connection flyingnorthblog has with Italy, I thought I would create a post to celebrate the one hundred fiftieth anniversary of the...

a little cup of italy in london

It should be no surprise that one of my favorite travel activities is to sit at a cafe and sip a good latte or...

the cafe culture of zagreb, croatia

For me, searching for a suitable cafe is a ritual akin to a dog finding a proper place to pee. In this sense, Zagreb,...

a trip back to the good old days of museums: национален археологически музей

I started off my day in Sofia as I do in most every city, on a quest for a good cappuccino.  Within an hour...

a gem of a show

I woke up this morning determined to make the best of my last full day in Bulgaria.  After a fantastic lunch and late afternoon...

sant felip de neri square: spanish civil war scars in barcelona

The Spanish Civil War , was a military revolt against the Republican government of Spain, supported by conservative elements within the country. When an...

an unexpected trip to a runway show in selçuk, turkey

As the caption to a picture I posted to my personal Facebook page reads, somehow I ended up backstage at a runway show in...

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