Daytripping Dubrovnik’s Islands and Beaches

  Croatia has over 1200 islands, and a day trip from Dubrovnik to the nearby islands or beaches is a great way to get a taste of Croatia’s island culture.  Here’s a guide to Dubrovnik’s islands and beaches: Dubrovnik's Islands There are plenty of tour companies that offer a variety of packages that include many different islands. You can, however, create your own list and visit the ... Read Full Article

The Islands of Venice, Italy

  Venice, the island jewel of the Renaissance, offers visitors more than high culture, a combative history and exquisite art.  A brief trip on a vaporetto (passenger boat) or a ferry from Italy’s mainland can lead to one of the freestanding islands within the Venetian Lagoon.  Despite the tourist trade, many of these islands have retained their local culture, architecture and traditional ... Read Full Article