While nothing excites me more than exploring a new place, the process of actually getting there can be downright frustrating. With air travel far from luxurious today as highlighted in recent news stories, it seems we can all use a refresh on basic travel etiquette to mind your ps and qs while traveling!
Bologna is often overlooked as a city to visit in Italy compared to its famous Rome, Florence and Venice neighbors. However, Bologna is not to be ignored and is especially attractive for the foodies out there. In my previous job, I had the opportunity to basically commute between Bologna and New York for a six-month period, getting to know this under-the-radar city.
Following up on Monday’s Part One Croatia post, today I am excited to continue the journey by recapping my time in Korcula, Dubrovnik and Cavtat.
Croatia had been high on my list for some time, as one of my best friends has familial ties to the country and always had the most amazing stories and photos. After finally finishing graduate school, I wanted to treat myself to a wonderful vacation, and I couldn’t think of a better time to visit Croatia with my best friend. We took off in the height of the tourist season in August and island hopped our way down the coast, visiting Split, Hvar, Korcula, Dubrovnik and Cavtat. Croatia will be a two-part post, with Monday’s featuring Split and Hvar. Stay tuned on Thursday for the remainder of the itinerary!
Following up on Monday’s post all about Vail, I felt the town itself deserved its own spotlight. When you are nestled at the base of an impressive mountain, often the landscape gets all the love but the town itself is worth a visit on its own. Here’s a curated directory of the top shops that I always visit: