Trieste and Koper – changing tide

Our visit to Koper was short and sweet. We could have made a more direct path to Maribor but choose to travel through Trieste, in north-eastern Italy to have a quick visit with our childhood...

Wine and Beer Maribor Slovenia revisited

Coming to Slovenia last year was sweet but coming back a year later was even sweeter. Our initial meeting was filled with excitement but a little trepidation: we had not seen our cousins Vesna and...

Reflections from Korčula, Croatia

Adriane and Marina on a quest for the pirate's past. In the middle of our trip, Marina and I( Adriane) decided to ask each other, what motivated us to come on this trip. So we decided to film ourselves...

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...