International Travel Tag

Street markets in foreign countries provide a rare and authentic glimpse into the culture and the habits of the local people. As you stand there are observe this labored – yet strikingly simple – display, you realize that you are standing in their everyday. For a few minutes, you can take part in the local customs, dine on local fare, and witness the daily life of people in a foreign place....

While traveling, it's inevitable to collect and lose things along the way. My favorite collection is not comprised of things at all, but the scattered and often unraveled memories from past places. At the end of each adventure, usually on the overnight flight home, I attempt to file away the highlights. I sort and organize each tangled and impossible to describe moment, trying desperately to find a permanent spot on my gluttonous list of unforgettable experiences. Over the years, I’ve realized...

Sprawling landscapes, vineyards, olive farms, rugged mountains, picturesque islands, and a food scene that rivals neighboring Italy make Croatia an absolute paradise and a traveler’s dream. Like most places, the charming towns are those lesser known to tourists and tucked away from major cities. The Istria region of Northern Croatia is home to some of the most beautiful and unique towns in the world. Here are three small towns in Croatia that demand attention – and a visit....




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