Kate McCluer

Kate got bit by the Italy bug when she was a Junior Year Abroad student in Florence, many years ago. She got her Masters Degree in art history in Florence; did dissertation research in Genoa and Rome; and taught for the Syracuse University and New York University study abroad programs in Florence, where she still lives.

Croatia Travel

Rijeka 2020: 8 Places to Visit in This Year’s Capital of Culture

Rijeka (re-YEH-kah) is the European Capital of Culture for 2020 and this shipbuilding port on Croatia’s expansive Kvarner Bay is more than ready for its close-up! Abandoned industrial buildings have been transformed into art spaces. Trendy new bars and restaurants have popped up alongside the city’s Austro-Hungarian palaces and Venetian townhouses. More than 600 diverse