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Robert A.

Klis, Croatia

I'm an ex-pat American, a permanent resident of Croatia, and have lived in Split and now in Klis for 10 years.

I publish DiscoverSplit, the city's only free, English language newspaper for tourists which you can see at www. discoversplit. com; as well as the Split Restaurant Guide, www. splitrestaurantguide. com and the 100 plus page TravelGuide to Split and Central Dalmatia, www. splitdalmatiatravelguide. com All of these are supported and approved by the Tourist Board of Split, whom I work with as a consultant. I also created the first and only walking map of all the streets and alleys within the actual Palace of Diocletian--which is part of the newspaper Together with friends who own wineries, restaurants, honey farms and the best professional guides, I have created a suite of intriguing private tours that take you off-the-beaten-track to see places most tourists never see; meet locals; stop by for the best chocolate ice cream you have ever eaten; a gourmet bakery, meet the last remaining filigree silversmith in Split; an iconic local artist and even more. When you walk with me, you not only get the in-depth local expertise of a talented, local professional guide, but the nuance, humor and insight of someone who lives here, loves it and has been working with tourists and tour programming in the US as well as in Russia (where I lived and worked) for many years, but the insight and expertise of a local professional registered guide--TWO of us on every tour!. If there's something you would like to do a bit differently than what we have in our programs, just ask. The answer is usually yes! I look forward to meeting you and helping to show you this really special part of the world! Do take a look at some of my wonderful reviews from travelers and agents who had a great time here!

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A Recent Review of this guide

Robert was excellent! His passion and knowledge made the day 5* for both myself and clients! He was very responsive and accommodating when planning the trip for my group which made my job much easier. I will definitely book with him again!
Pammy Tyler

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Credentials

Publisher of the 128 page Split-Central Dalmatia Travel Guide to Activities, Events and Destinations; the Split Restaurant Guide (both supported by the Tourist Board of Split and Dalmatia county); DiscoverSplit, DiscoverHvar, DiscoverSolta and DiscoverKorcula--the only English language newspapers for tourists in these communities. Consultant to the Tourist Board of Split, English language editor of the official tourist board publication Visit Split. Design and develop unique tours and programs working with locals--owners/managers of olive groves; wine shops; restaurants; hotels and more. All programs are led by a registered, local, professional guide, who I accompany since only citizens can be licensed. So you get to see the wonders of Dalmatia through the eyes of an ex-pat American living here for over a decade and great friends of mine who are local, professional guides!

Restrictions

All programs are led by a licensed, professional, local Croatian guide. I am with you as an escort to share my experiences as an ex-pat living here for over a decade. For programs like sailing, etc., I will meet and escort you to the captain/host.

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