Zadar: Perfect Food and Mixed Sunsets

At the end of a long tunnel, the completely white, snowy landscape turns into the barren hills and sharp blue sky I’m used to seeing in Croatia. The rugged coastline comes into view and a wave of contentment … [Read more...]

Zagreb Shrouded by Fog

Blue skies, green fields and bare mountains. The sun warms my face as we wind through the mountains. It feels like summer in Austria. Except it’s December. Past a few more villages and around a couple more … [Read more...]

Fighting Through the Crowds in Dubrovnik

Don’t cut off your nose to spite your face. I’ve never really liked that saying, it seems so old fashioned (as many sayings are I suppose) but it does apply in the case of Dubrovnik. To go to Croatia and … [Read more...]

Guide to Plitvice Lakes: Updated for 2016

As stunning as Plitvice Lakes is, I must admit it's not somewhere I want spend all day strolling around. We barrelled past slow paced tourists, only stopping at the most scenic points, and finished a 5 hour … [Read more...]

When is the Best Time to Visit Croatia?

Do you want long stretches of Croatian beaches to yourself? To be able to visit UNESCO World Heritage sites in peace or maybe wander by the majestic waterfalls at Plitvice Lakes without being elbow to elbow … [Read more...]

Top 4 Destinations to Avoid in Croatia

Croatia is easily one of the most beautiful destinations in Europe and I've visited each year for the last 4 years. I absolutely love Zagreb, Dubrovnik, Korcula, Rovinj and many other destinations in Croatia. … [Read more...]

Picturing Zagreb

Possibly my favourite destination last year was the Croatian capital Zagreb. It seems to get a bit of a bad rap from travellers who choose to only stay for a day or two or to use as a base to visit Plitvice … [Read more...]

Dubrovnik Day Trip: Mali Ston

Driving along the winding roads of Croatia's southern coast, I was curious as to the thousands of sticks protruding from the protected waters. I figured it was seafood of some sort but I didn't know exactly … [Read more...]

Split Day Trip: Trogir

Split is most well known for the Roman Diocletian's Palace dating from the 4th century as well as being a base to visit the nearby islands of Hvar, Brac and Vis. Croatia’s second biggest city can also be used … [Read more...]

Monastery Restaurant Lokrum Island

Even though I like whole grilled fish, it’s such a pain to eat. I’m such a failure when it comes to removing the flesh from the bone in one go and usually end up picking at which is such a painful experience. … [Read more...]