The Best Croatia Itinerary: Dubrovnik to Zagreb

A 7 to 15 DAY CROATIA ITINERARY The first decision to make when planning a trip to Croatia is where to actually go. The choices are numerous when designing your Croatia itinerary – the wonderful cities of Split and Dubrovnik, the beautiful islands of Hvar, Brač and Korčula (to name just 3 of the many islands off […]

My ultimate top 10 tips for Croatia to make the most of your trip

Dubrovnik Croatia

Croatia is gaining the reputation as one of the hottest destinations in Europe. With fascinating cities, beautiful islands and stunning waterfalls one visit to Croatia will never be enough. After spending some time traveling around and staying in some of the top destinations in Croatia we learnt quite a few tips that will make your […]

Visiting KrKa National Park in Croatia

If you are staying in Split one of the great day trips you can take is to KrKa National Park.  Although my first choice was a trip to Plitvice Lakes National Park (recognised by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site) it wasn’t possible logistically for us so we decided to find a Krka National Park […]

A guide to visiting Trogir and Šibenik

If you are holidaying in Croatia visiting Trogir and/or Sibenik is a very doable option from Split. They are both UNESCO World Heritage Sites (in Šibenik its the cathedral that is listed) and are well worth visiting if you have the time in your Croatian itinerary. In fact Trogir was named the best city-island in the world […]

Visiting Arboretum Trsteno in Croatia – A garden with a view!

When doing research for our trip to Dubrovnik I came across a beautiful picture taken from the coast towards the  Adriatic. The picture featured a view of the Adriatic framed by a pavilion (a familiar pavilion it turned out as it was used in some scenes in Game of Thrones) I had to find out where […]

Sailing the Elaphiti Islands off the Croatian coast

Elafiti Islands at sunset

As I mentioned in one of my previous posts  about Dubrovnik there are some terrific day trips that you can take from the city. One of these is to sail the Elafiti Islands. The Elafiti/Elaphiti Islands (I will use both spellings) are an archipelago of 13 large and small islands 4- 8 nautical miles to the […]