Croatian Adventure: Finding Romans in Pula

Pula is one of the largest cities on the Istrian peninsula of Croatia.  I was pleasantly surprised by the fast amount of Roman ruins and landmarks that I found during my stroll through the city.  Pula has been known for its shipping industry and served as a Roman military outpost.  The Roman arena has been preserved through the centuries and spectacular find in the heart of the city.

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10 Things to do in Madrid’s city center

Madrid is one of those cities I constantly long to go back to.  I can see myself living, working and eating here.  I’m in love with the Spanish way of life, the ‘duende’ you’ll hear many of them speak of.  Madrid’s city center is a great place to get an idea of what Madrid is about and it can easily be explored on foot.  After you’ve explored the city center, you can head out into the other areas like El Rastro La Latina, Lavapiés etc.  Here’s my best 10 things to see and do in the center.

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One day travel: Rome, the Eternal City

So Rome is on your list of big famous cities to see?  You’ve seen the classic Russel Crowe flick Gladiator and now all you dream of is old ruined buildings (or eroded stones) with the odd slice of pizza, a glass of Chianti wine or a bowl of pasta thrown in?  With so much on offer for any type of traveler, what can be done when you realize you only have one day?  Read on to find out how me and two fellow travel companions did it.

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