Tag Archives: Eastern Europe

Croatian Klapa – A Soulful Tradition

When I am feeling deadened by the toll of fibro on my body and weighed down by all the obligations of life, I fall back into the comfort and inspiration of music. Today, I broke my latest writer’s block with … Continue reading

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Eating Healthy on the Road

I have been asked repeatedly since returning from Eastern Europe how I managed to eat healthy while traveling. Often with a tone of incredulity, as if healthy eating and travel are oxymorons. At first I was baffled by this response, especially … Continue reading

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The art of souvenir hunting

This morning, as I reached for my lotion bottle to soothe my chapped hands, I found myself once again in Italy. Specifically, the small grocery store on Venice’s Strada Nuova. Instead of the snow-covered streets of Wisconsin, I stood in the aisles … Continue reading

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Fibro reflections

It has been over a month since I first returned home from Eastern Europe, flush with the excitement of my first time  navigating solo travel with a chronic medical condition. I have been pondering my experiences, especially how successful my overall … Continue reading

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Menagerie of Structures

I realize it has been almost 4 days since I last posted…my apologies! I have hopped and skipped from Gdansk to Warsaw to Prague, winding my way through the diverse historical sites and cities of Poland and the Czech Republic. … Continue reading

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A Culinary Tour

By popular demand, I am going to share a little about all the food and restaurants I have been experiencing. I have tried everything from picnics to waterside seafood cafes. The food is excellent; I am eating very well. In … Continue reading

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Lovely Ljubljana

I have only been in Slovenia one day now  and I am ready to move here permanently. The country is beautiful, the people are friendly, and the vibe of this city is relaxed, with an intellectual cafe scene along a meandering river … Continue reading

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