Summer in Sophia
The gripping tale of an American diplomat’s wife as she relies on her amateur sleuthing skills to dive headfirst into the deep end of an international murder mystery.
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I loved this window in Ston, Croatia. Who needs perfection?
Visiting Casa De Colon in Las Palmas, Canary Island, where Christopher Columbus stayed before embarking on his voyage in 1942, the same voyage across the Atlantic under sail that we will take in another week. So far, the biggest difference is that our provisioning will not include live animals!
A quiet sunset in a small fishing village on the coast of Croatia
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I love Stari Grad on Hvar Island! It is one of the oldest towns in Europe and the oldest in Croatia
Tonight at anchor in Vis, Croatia
I considered the bad omens at lunch as I sat with my husband at a table on the lee side of a four-hundred-year-old building on the Pjaca (old town square), sipping on a glass of crisp white wine and eating light crusty pizza. The wind whipping around us made for clear skies and spectacular views of crashing waves slamming into the marble boardwalk outside Diocletian’s Palace, but it was not the wind I wanted to feel. It didn’t matter that in the distance I saw a harbor full of catamarans and sailboats appearing like an apparition of appetizers, their masts so uniform in height they resembled hundreds of toothpicks stuck in tasty, yet expensive treats.
An American ex-pat turned amateur sleuth sets out on a fast-paced search to find her missing niece who has disappeared into the murky waters of international yachting. Will she find her, or will it end in mutiny, or even worse, in murder?
JANE GOLDEN'S latest international mystery ADRIATIC ALLURE takes readers on a roily adventure to Croatia, Montenegro, and Albania.
Novelist JANE GOLDEN answers a few questions about her travel mystery books and writing.
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We arrived by sailboat to the Croatian island of Lastovo – surrounded by the crystal clear Adriatic and known for the fact that its main village was in the center of the island as opposed to sitting on the harbor like all other cities and villages of its age. The...
It was a perfect November day, but there was not much information about Marco Polo. Yes, there were restaurants, bars, and shops bearing his name, but not much to satiate our curiosity. We left feeling privileged to have peaked into the enchanted lives of the year-long residents, but a bit disappointed we did not learn more about the famous traveler.
Welcome to my new blog about traveling and seeing the world in a new light! It will be filled with entertaining stories that I have written about remote and exotic places, life abroad, and all that traveling entails. I will also be introducing my readers to guest writers and photographers who, like me, have traveled to far corners of the world and see the beauty in the details of everyday life no matter how distant those places are from our shores.