Meet Me in Mljet | Croatia

The Benedictine monks who settled on Mljet in the 12th century knew a good thing when they saw it. Their monastery still stands on the islet of St. Mary on the Great Lake (Veliko Jezero) within the National Park at the north of the island. You can explore via the numerous hiking trails and mountain bikes are easy to rent on arrival. If you travel … Continue reading Meet Me in Mljet | Croatia

No “Ston” Unturned in Croatia

Salt and Oysters – what could be better.  If you drive an hour from Dubrovnik, you reach the towns of Ston and Mali Ston on the Pelješac peninsula.  The two communities are connected by a seven kilometer wall that dates to the 15th century when it was the second line of defense for the Republic of Ragusa. The salt flats in Ston (each named for a different saint)  t … Continue reading No “Ston” Unturned in Croatia