Posts by Jean Spoljaric:
Traveling All of Israel: A Guide to the best places to visit By Jean Miller Spoljaric The Holy Land is a crossroads of three continents, Africa to the south, Asia to the east and Europe to the west. Israel’s boundaries stretch from The Mediterranean Sea in the west, inland to the Jordanian deserts, from The Sea […]
Rediscovering Grenada, The Island that Smells of Spices By Jean Miller Spoljaric Twenty-nine years ago, back when I was a young twenty-something, I was full of life and looking for an adventure. The adventure of a lifetime lasted only about two weeks, we sailed from Saint Vincent’s Island, through the Windwards then down to the […]
The Extraordinary Nosy Be, Madagascar Photo Gallery Photos by Jean Miller Spoljaric Read Jean’s story about Madagascar.
Cruising off the Coast of Madagascar By Jean Miller Spoljaric When considering cruising destinations, Africa doesn’t often fall into the most likely category of the world’s top places to set sail. But there are fantastic opportunities to enjoy sailing in as far-flung a place as Madagascar, the large island located off the eastern coast of […]
Nosy Be, Madagascar: A Step Back In Time By Jean Miller Spoljaric I’ve never been much of a ‘Bucket Lister’ but if I was I could now cross Madagascar off my list. My mosquito bites may have faded but my memories of this far away land seem almost surreal. Good thing I took lots of […]
Antiqua, Leeward Islands, Caribbean. A visit that includes donkey rides and ziplines on a former British colony where sailors gather for race week.
Discovering the Heart of Thailand By Jean Miller Spoljaric Thailand’s wide range of activities and attractions, and the fact that it was the only country in Southeast Asia to escape European colonization makes it a premier tourist destination. Located between the Indian Ocean and the South China Sea, the country covers 198,000 sq. miles and […]
Fun on the Water in the Nautical, Naval City of Norfolk By Jean Spoljaric The decision to visit Norfolk for the weekend was an easy one for me. It’s just a hop, skip and jump from JFK to picturesque coastal Virginia, home to the world’s largest naval base, Naval Station Norfolk. You can visit the […]
Thailand: Jean Miller Spoljaric spends a week in Thailand, where she tours Bangkok in a canal boat, views the ancient capital of Ayutthaya, and pays a visit to a hill tribe village.
Paradise Found: Sailing The Spanish Virgin Islands By Jean Miller Spoljaric My tan lines may have faded, but my memories of circumnavigating the Spanish Virgin Islands on a 38’ sailboat will last forever. It’s pretty much the norm that most people plan land vacations, but until you’ve spent a week on a sailboat with complete […]