A little taste of Croatia

Croatia was one of my top ten visits so far. The country is beautiful, has lovely people and great food, is relatively cheap, and is still quite undiscovered. We did a one week trip in June and since this was just before the beginning of the peak season we not only got good deals on accommodation…

Krakow, Poland

Krakow was a nice surprise. We only went for a weekend which was the perfect amount of time in the city. The first day we spent exploring the cute and compact old town area and exploring the Jewish quarter. The city is really well preserved because it is one of the few places in Eastern Europe that wasn’t…

Easter Sunday in Florence

We were in Florence for Easter Sunday and got to see the Easter tradition of “explosion of the cart.” It is held outside of the main duomo (cathedral) and involves the 30ft tall Easter cart (in use for more than 500 years!) being lit with fireworks for a good 15-20 min. We went early enough…