One of the wonderful things about Europe is that you can so easily travel from country to country the way you would states within the U.S. Croatia has become a popular travel destination in recent years, but most of the attention has been focused on Zagreb and Dubrovnik. Pula (also called “Pola”) is a Croatian city on the Istria Peninsula that is definitely worth a trip and it’s quite easy to get to if you’re already in Venice. (more…)