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.
A few months ago, I had the pleasure of interviewing Randy and Anne Giarraputo from New Orleans. After 23 years of teaching in Louisiana, they decided to retire to Cordes-sur-Ciel — a small village in southern France.
As the largest freshwater lake in Southeastern Europe, Lake Skadar is home to over 270 different species of birds. It also has a complex history dating back over 2,400 years. We took a boat tour of the lake and learned more about this special place.
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.
Located about 400km north of Bangkok, the first capital of Thailand is worth a visit. Founded in the 13th century, Sukhothai means “Dawn of Happiness.” The historical park features 193 temple ruins. Here is my short video featuring a few of its sights.
Cuisine, history, and a confluence of cultures at the Stari Most (old bridge) in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The Pazin Abyss on Croatia’s Istrian Peninsula is a breath-taking geologic marvel. A centuries-old castle is built on its steep cliffs. Zip lines criss-cross the void. Here, staring into the abyss, you will find your character.