Croatia Wine
A New Business Expanding Croatia Wine in the U.S.

A Delicious Pairing When you think about where a wine comes from, what countries do you think of? I think about France, Argentina, Spain, Italy, and the state of California here in the United States. I never thought of Croatia as a wine-growing region until I visited the country for myself in 2019. Yet, it …

Gulet Libra
Gulet Libra and Captain Marko Offer a Unique Croatian Experience

Everyone who meets Marko Mrcic falls in love with him, no matter who they are. His smile is contagious and his enthusiasm for his boat, his work and his country is admirable. If all boat captains were like Marko, the charter industry would run smoothly at all times. Marko has been the proud owner of …

Scuba Diving
Personalized Scuba Trips Offered By Aqua Safari Adventures

David Ochs, the owner of Aqua Safari Adventures in Boynton Beach, Florida, grew up in the suburbs of Kansas City, which is not really known as a great scuba diving spot. “As a kid, I was always a little bit afraid of the water,” he said as we spoke on the phone, him in sunny …

ARIADNE
Motor Yacht Ariadne: A Unique Luxury Experience

What is in a name? Ariadne is a motor yacht unlike most others. Much like the Greek goddess she is named after, Ariadne is reminiscent of glory and a time nearly forgotten. The 124 foot (37.8 meter) was built in 1978 and refitted in 2018. She is a veritable definition of luxury. According to Chief …

Cuba
Karin Patrick’s Take on Havana, Cuba

Cuba has long remained elusive to the American traveler. Notions of vintage cars driving through the streets, cigars, rum and excellent music all come to mind. Who wouldn’t want to go? Over the past ten years, travel restrictions for Americans has slowly loosened, although during Trump’s presidency, the process toward absolute free travel between the …

St Lucian Chocolate Beignet Recipe
St Lucian Chocolate Beignet Recipe

Chocolate is part of Saint Lucia’s legacy: The island has produced cacao for centuries. In the past, the island’s cacao beans were exported to Europe or to Hershey, Pennsylvania to be made into chocolate; today, Saint Lucia keeps some cacao for its own chocolate production. Cocoa history on Saint Lucia dates back to the early …