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    I’m generally quite positive, upbeat even. Except when I’m tired. Or hungry. Or feeling ill. Then I can’t stand to be with myself let alone

    Croatia

    On the olive oil trail in Istria

    Years ago, when I was of drinking age, we’d go out on the town for the night. Invariably, the drink would hit someone harder than

    Croatia

    Powdered wigs and sunsets

    Poreč, a lovely town Istrian coast of Croatia is a great spot for festivals. If you’re into electronic music, it’s the place to be. MTV Summerblast

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    Standing the test of time

    I had Poreč on the brain. But unlike Pula, I knew why. When I was in Israel, I’d heard about the famous mosaic tiles that

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    I finally made it to Pula

    Back when Croatia was still part of old Yugoslavia, I was inter-railing around Europe on my tod. Yugoslavia was high on my list. I took

    Comments and their consequences

    Dining out alone one evening lately, I got into conversation with a couple of Canadian tourists who were on a driving holiday through the region.

    The calmness explained

    In 1963 this drug was released and became astonishingly popular: between 1969 and 1982 it was the most prescribed drug in America, with over 2.3

    Croatia

    When the wheel stops turning

    What if I were to build a house in the middle of nowhere … would people come and be my neighbours? How long would it

    Walking amongst the dead in Zagreb

    I have what some might call a morbid fascination with cemeteries. And prisons.  I often wonder if I somehow see the two related. While others

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