Kristin Vukovic
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AFAR: From Sunrise to Sunset With the “Noma” of Vegan Restaurants

October 28th, 2022

I went foraging on the outskirts of Copenhagen with the founder of the ”Noma” of vegan fine dining restaurants, who was trained by Noma’s former head forager—and learned about sustainability and saving the planet.

Read the full piece below:

AFAR, October 27, 2022: “From Sunrise to Sunset With the ‘Noma’ of Vegan Restaurants”

BBC Travel: The Danish tradition we all need now

October 13th, 2022

Maybe what you need today is an armchair escape to Denmark via troll hunting, biking the Baltic Sea Route, and glamping under a dark sky?

Read my latest BBC Travel article here:

BBC Travel: The Danish tradition we all need now

New York Times: In Dapper Croatia, Accessorizing in Style

November 25th, 2021

It’s been my dream for a long time to write about Croatia for the New York Times, and this Thanksgiving, I have a lot to be thankful for. Did you know the cravat (necktie) originated in Croatia? Read the article to find out more about Croatia and discover some special items you can only find there (international shipping is available at most shops so you can order gifts in time for the holidays!)

New York Times: In Dapper Croatia, Accessorizing in Style

BBC Travel: Croatia’s pristine isle of wellness

July 31st, 2020

Thanks to BBC Travel, I was able to travel (in my memories) back to a Croatian island of wellness, which has unique healing properties. I think we can all use a dose of sea and sunshine right now! Below is my article, which will take you through Lošinj’s wild landscape and trails replete with alfresco aromatherapy…

Croatia’s pristine isle of wellness

BBC Travel: Dubrovnik: The medieval city designed around quarantine

April 22nd, 2020

Writing from New York, I traveled (virtually) to one of my favorite places in the world–Dubrovnik, Croatia–where the concept of quarantine was “invented.”

You can read my BBC Travel story about the history of quarantine, below:
Dubrovnik: The medieval city designed around quarantine

BBC Travel: Croatia’s Paški sir

July 8th, 2019

Here’s my latest feature for BBC Travel about Croatia’s famous cheese from the island of Pag (link below):

The cheese flavoured by wind

Panorama: La Parada

August 14th, 2018

Thrilled to share the news that “La Parada,” my recently published essay in Panorama: The Journal of Intelligent Travel, was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. It traces my 14-year relationship with my former NYC landlady, who was like family, and the stopover I had in San Miguel de Allende, which finally allowed me to grieve.

Panorama: The Journal of Intelligent Travel’s Lost issue features many moving narratives about loss, but also illuminates the journey to being found. Be sure to check out the Streetview section, which I edited.

AFAR: Where to Escape the Summer Crowds in Croatia

June 5th, 2018

People are always asking me this question: Where can I escape from the summer crowds in Croatia? Here are some off-the-beaten-path recommendations, from my latest piece for AFAR:

AFAR, May 29, 2018: “Where to Escape the Summer Crowds in Croatia”

BBC Travel: The naughty meat dish served during Lent

February 13th, 2018

I sinned and made ‘little God-cheaters’ at a monastery in south-west Germany — for BBC Travel:

BBC Travel, February 2018: The naughty meat dish served during Lent

BBC Travel: Dalmatia’s fjaka state of mind

January 20th, 2018

I wrote about my travels in Dalmatia, the sublime state of fjaka, and my engagement to Jaidev Shergill in Dubrovnik for BBC Travel:

BBC Travel, January 2018: Dalmatia’s fjaka state of mind