Apps for the Adventurous: Dublin Ireland’s “Storymap”

By Jessica Ellen Monk A common frustration experienced by tourists on city-breaks is the feeling of being: “on ‘the wrong […]

James Joyce and the Golden Gate of Pula

By Sara Whitestone I stood in Portorata Square in Pula, Croatia, the late afternoon sun shining through the Arc of […]

James Joyce A Portrait of The Artist in Trieste

Trieste, Italy, is on the uneasy border where northern Italy flares out to touch Yugoslavia, with Austria hanging just above it like a storm cloud. It was James Joyce’s favorite city. I went there in 1983 to see what 500 years of Hapsburg rule (until 1918) on top of Italian rule had produced. Unexpectedly, it proved to be more interesting as Joyce’s city.