Our Documentary

OUR PROPOSED DOCUMENTARY Picture this: The Polo sisters sitting in a 13th century opera house located on the canal in Venice, Italy. It is  where explorer Marco Polo lived in with his wife and children and...

Venice and the Polo’s

Venice, what can I say about her that has not been said already. Let’s just put it this way: when my sister and I got off the train and saw her for the first time, we faced each other and let out a few...

Genoa, Italy: A book is born

We enjoyed our leisurely pace in our overnight ferry from Split, Croatia to Ancona, Italy. But that pace was about to go into hyper-drive. We arrived with no transportation or lodgings booked so we scrambled...

Split, Croatia – a stroll into the past

We arrived in Split, Croatia via high-speed catamaran from Korčula.  We had a whole day before our overnight ferry to Italy, so we decided to visit the Old Town. It was a beautiful warm day, and the place...

Pirates, battles and birthhomes – Korčula, Croatia

Just saying the name Korčula sent a shiver through me. This ancient walled city on the Island of Korčula would be our home for just a few days but it left a lasting impression on us. One day I will return...

Dubrovnik, a jewel indeed.

On the coastal south in Croatia, lies Dubrovnik, “the jewel of the Adriatic”.  Standing proud and tall, surrounded by massive stone walls, overlooking the azure Adriatic, it provides safe haven to its...

Šibenik, historical town on a hill

Šibenik, steeped in history, lies along the Dalmation coast in Croatia. This beautiful town of stones is personal to us because it is the origins of the Polo family. Marco Polo's father, Niccolo and his...