Thoughts on Soccer, Independence Day and Some Good Advice

I am no soccer fan, but I had a World Cup moment today.  It was during the match between Germany and Argentina.  The game was on as we were walking back to the apartment having spent the sunny, 85 degree day on the beach. There was no one on the street.  However, each cafe we passed was full of patrons.  Except, none of them were … Continue reading Thoughts on Soccer, Independence Day and Some Good Advice

Ferry from Hvar to Korčula, Croatia

Post originally written June 26th. We’ve become serious ferry patrons in the last few months.  We were on two in Sardegna and we’re on our second this trip with one more to go before all is said and done.  Ferry travel lends another layer of intrigue to an already interesting trip. I’m notoriously early to everything and our first ferry with the car in Italy … Continue reading Ferry from Hvar to Korčula, Croatia

Burek in Korčula, Croatia

One of the treats of getting a little deeper into Croatia is traditional Balkan food.  First and foremost of these crossroads of cultures foods is Burek. Imagine a crispy pastry filled with succulent, herb-spiked meat.  The Nebraskans among you would instantly classify it as a “Runza” in a slightly crispy pastry.  Others, not born and raised to know “The Good Life” would probably call it … Continue reading Burek in Korčula, Croatia