I recently wrote an article profiling Michele and Stanton Cohen, two retirees who decided to take the plunge and move abroad to Girona, Spain. They live on the town's main road — a historic street that was once the main Roman corridor connecting the Iberian Peninsula to the rest of Europe.
Many years ago, the city of Amsterdam made a strategic decision to be more people-friendly. That choice is beginning to bear fruit.
The Maltese Falcon is one of the world’s fastest birds and has been prized on the island of Malta since 1530. Tricia and I had a chance to meet one up close.
The walled city of Carcassonne in southern France supposedly earned its name from a fabled siege. Have a look at the recent article and video I produced on it.
Pétanque is a game that dates back to ancient Greece. In the stone village of Uzès in southern France, we watched locals play a round on a warm afternoon.
Trakošćan Castle is located near Varaždin in northern Croatia. Built in the 13th century, the castle’s name is thought to have come from the Ancient Thracians.
In the shadow of the imposing Kotor Fortress in Montenegro, on a trail that has carried war, wine, and information for centuries, there is a man selling local wine. I decided to give it a try.
Donkeys were once the indispensable workers of the Mediterranean. However, technology has now made them obsolete. A group in Split, Croatia is trying to create new jobs for donkeys in the 21st century.
According to a recent article in Inhabitat, the Ekoplaza supermarket chain in the Netherlands has opened a new aisle featuring 700 plastic-free products. The company plans to offer these products at all of its 74 stores by the end of the year.
Cuisine, history, and a confluence of cultures at the Stari Most (old bridge) in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The Roman Theater in Orange, France is almost 2,000 years old. Today, it hosts world-renowned artists and can seat 9,000 people.
Crisp, fresh air and compelling scenery make Marjan Hill one of the most desirable outdoor destinations in the Mediterranean.
Entrepreneurs want to live in places that have inspirational settings, a clean environment, good infrastructure, and a vibrant support community.
France’s new environmental minister and eco-celebrity, Nicolas Hulot, has announced a ban on future licenses for oil and gas exploration in a push for renewable sources.
Ideas from the stonemason school on the Croatian island of Brač could be useful in solving unemployment problems around the world.
History is powerful. It teaches you what works, what doesn’t, and why people behave the way they do. It may even help to predict the future.
A feeding of wild deer shows the depth of Germany's passion for environmental preservation.
Venice is being threatened by rising sea levels, pollution, and excessive tourism. It will take a lightning bolt of engineering and commercial ingenuity to save it.
The allure of Mediterranean living is powerful in Croatia.
Overcoming my doubt about the efficacy of this Italian savory treat to satisfy my hunger, Tricia and I stepped into a hole-in-the-wall in Italy’s southern city of Bari to procure a slice. The experience was more than I bargained for.