Martin holds a postgraduate degree in Ancient Greek and Latin from the University of Zagreb. He is an accomplished linguist – as well as Croatian, he speaks English, French, Hungarian, Italian, Greek and Turkish. He translated History of the Czech Republic from Czech into Croatian, has translated numerous articles from German into Croatian, and a long-term project is a Croatian-Modern Greek dictionary. Martin has a deep, broad knowledge of the history of the Balkan region, from antiquity to the present day, as well as Central and Mediterranean Europe. He has been leading groups around Slovenia, Croatia and other parts of Europe for more than 15 years including ASA’s program An Adriatic Journey: from Trieste to Dubrovnik since 2007; and with Dr Adrian Jones, leads our new tour to Slovenia.
Martin first joined ASA in 2007 and has since co-led numerous tours for ASA. These include:
- An Adriatic Journey: From Trieste to Dubrovnik (2014-2019)
- An Adriatic Journey: From Trieste to Corfu (2012)
- From the Alps to the Adriatic: The Veneto, Slovenia and the Dalmatian Coast (2008)
- Venice and her Empire (2007, 2009)