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  • Croatia: Seeking shelter in a sobe

    Croatia: Seeking shelter in a <i>sobe</i>
    He was the least aggressive among the dozens of locals waving sobe signs in our faces. My fiancé, Jay, and I had just stepped off the ferry onto the Croatian island of Korcula, where the placard-carriers were standing on the dock, competing with one...
  • The Kvarner Islands: Adriatic idyll

    The Kvarner Islands: Adriatic idyll
    I'm walking along a stretch of the Adriatic Sea that reminds me of another time, another hemisphere. It's not the forest of pine trees that offers shade along the seawall on a poster-perfect 70-degree day. It's not the little docked boats bobbing up and...
  • Visiting Croatia's Kvarner Islands

    GETTING THERE From LAX, Lufthansa offers connecting service (change of plane) to Zagreb. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $462. Two buses leave daily from Zagreb to Krk and Rab islands. Regular bus service connects the islands, although the...
  • How to choose a sobe in Croatia

    HOW TO CHOOSE A SOBE Look for sobe owners who have brochures or photos of their accommodations. Always view the room before paying. Feel free to negotiate the price. Make sure the owner speaks English so that your needs are understood. Go with your...
  • Traveling abroad? For information, check with the country's tourist office

    For tourist information about foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. Several no longer list phone numbers, so information is through their website only. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-...
  • Croatian coast: Eastern Europe's Riviera

    Croatian coast: Eastern Europe's Riviera
    I love the knack Croatians have for taking a humble stretch of rocky shoreline and turning it into a wildly romantic bar or cafe. At Valentino Bar in the coastal town of Rovinj, the woman who runs the place hands out pillows as you arrive — an...
  • Ditte Munch-Hansen and Pedja Jurisic: A continental divide mends

    Ditte Munch-Hansen and Pedja Jurisic: A continental divide mends
    It's been a long six years to finally arrive at Happily Ever After. Along the way there were missed connections and travails that spanned continents. And that's just the early chapter of the love story of Chicago graduate students Ditte Munch-Hansen,...
  • 'The Bachelorette' recap: Episode 6, Croatia

    'The Bachelorette' recap: Episode 6, Croatia
    "In Croatia, it's customary to ride donkeys into battle." Emily packs her baggage (Ricki) and sends it back to Charlotte, so she can "focus on the guys" in Croatia. From the scenic shots of the city, it's definitely a place we want to visit -- mountains,...
  • 'Bachelorette' recap, episode 5, London calling

    'Bachelorette' recap, episode 5, London calling
    "London's calling and I'm going to answer it." Emily travels to London with her top 10 men. When Chris Harrison greets the group in Trafalgar Square, he congratulates them on being one step closer to marrying Emily. There are no cheers, no smiles. They...
  • Win the FOX Rocks Lunchbox!

    Win the FOX Rocks Lunchbox!
    Sign up to win the Fox Rocks Lunchbox! K-Mack announces a new winner every Monday and Thursday at 10am drawn from all entries. We visit the winner at work and deliver the coveted FOX ROCKS LUNCH BOX, filled with great prizes every Tuesday and Friday...
  • List of top music fests from Cheapflights.com

     
    It's too late to catch this year's Coachella Festival, but there are plenty of other options on this list complied by www.Cheapflights.com. They also would want you to check out their site for affordable airfare, if you decide to go check out the music....