Today, Croatia is pulling out all the stops. Trees froth with blossom, fields are speckled gold with wildflowers, and there's the scent of summer in the air. The temperature is 68 F. Perfect for boat trips, islands and exploring fishing ports.
As I continue to travel across the world relying on the kindness of strangers I have had the good fortune of spending time in some truly inspiring cities. My latest stop saw me arrive in the capital of Bosnia Herzegovina from Zagreb, Croatia.
A man who walks the walk and talks the talk is rare. A man who lives his dream is a man who touches lives. Money is not what buys you freedom; it is by living fully that we are connected to the inherent freedom we all possess within.
I had arrived in Zagreb a week earlier to meet five fellow seasoned travelers to explore some of Croatia's incredible outdoor activities and culinary delights. We were looking forward to the stunning countryside, preserved parks and gastronomic specialties.
For most people, the word Europe evokes thoughts of world-famous museums, delectable cuisine, and historic cities studded with iconic monuments and vibrant cafés. However, Europe is also home to some truly stunning stretches of wilderness
The late 1960s, with the explosion of youth movements, the Vietnam War, and the transformation of popular culture, offered a grand opportunity for the reinvention of self. So, too, did the late 1980s, particularly in East-Central Europe.