Mljet
 
 
 
From craggy Krk in the north to luscious Mljet in the south, the Croatian Adriatic is teeming with islands, around 1200 in all. The sheer variety of island landscapes is stunning. The terrain can shift abruptly even on the same island as wind-whipped hills give way to rolling vineyards and tranquil pastures. Pine-fringed beaches now delight vacationers but it was once the islands' forests that att[...]
 
 
5 ‘Must Do’ Things in Brussels
 
 
 
Brussels is the capital of Belgium and the headquarters of both the European Union and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). What began as a mere fortress outpost in the 900′s has grown into a sophisticated metropolis, admired the world over for its architecture and its food. Brussels is a bilingual town, where residents speak, and street signs are printed in, Dutch and French. The pe[...]
 
 
View on Florence
 
 
 
As many people around the world know, Florence, Italy is the European capital of renaissance history and art. It's incredible to think back to the early 1400s when architecture, literature, science and fine art began a whole new movement of change. Before you go across the pond, make sure these five activities are set in stone as you plan to walk the same streets as Michelangelo. 1. Peruse the Mu[...]