Category Archives for "East Europe"

Sep 04

Croatia’s Elaphiti Islands: From Dubrovnik to the Wild

East Europe

Introducing the Elaphiti Islands in CroatiaThe Elaphiti Islands, CroatiaCroatia’s Elaphiti Islands drift dreamily into the Adriatic near Dubrovnik. Small enough that only a few are inhabited, they’re awash with Mediterranean pine, pure clear waters and silence. You can visit and stay on a few. Find our guide to the Elaphiti (sometimes spelled Elafiti) islands here. […]

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Jul 17

Lopud Island, Croatia: From Dubrovnik To The Beach

East Europe

Exploring Lopud Island, CroatiaLopud Island works as a day trip from Dubrovnik to stay on the beach and walk through nature. But stay a few nights to uncover its real charm… Lopud Island Croatia: What to do and Where to Go Exploring Lopud Island, CroatiaA Travel Story: The Essence of Lopud IslandThe Boat Transfer to […]

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Mar 25

What is it like to visit Auschwitz alone? What to expect.

East Europe , Responsible Travel

The Auschwitz camps – I, II and III – starved, tortured and executed over a million people during World War II. Prison camps became concentration camps and then ultimately death camps. History lessons at school, the Red Cross Museum in Geneva, the books of Frankl, Levi & Frank and even the film Schindler’s List have provided enough images to haunt me for a lifetime. Will seeing the place with my own eyes change anything?

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