Krka and Trogir – Croatia Road Trip Part 4

Trogir Esplanade and Kamerlengo Fortress

Waterfalls and a Museum without walls – Krka and UNESCO World Heritage Trogir From our stopover in Zadar, we continued further south in this fascinating country to explore the unspoiled beauty of another National Park – Krka – and the town of Trogir. The scenery on this next leg of the trip is really unbeatable, […]

Things to See in Dubrovnik

Onofrio Fountain, Dubrovnik

Things to See in Dubrovnik – Some Dubrovnik Attractions: Contained within the medieval city walls of Dubrovnikare the monuments and sights that tell of the history of its beautiful Old Town (Stari Grad). Starting from the Pile Gate, we take a walking tour down the Stradun and the other narrow streets of the Old Town […]

Dubrovnik, the ‘Pearl of the Adriatic’

Aerial view of Dubrovnik's Old Town

Dubrovnik, the Jewel in Croatia’s Crown: The remarkably well-preserved medieval walled city of Dubrovnik enjoys accolades like the ‘Pearl of the Adriatic’ and ‘Jewel in Croatia’s Crown’.  As they say – a picture paints a thousand words – and it’s easy to see from the above image why Dubrovnik is a popular holiday destination for […]

Croatia’s Plitvice Lakes National Park

Croatia's World Heritage Plitvice Lakes National Park

Plitvice Lakes National Park – A UNESCO World Heritage Site Plitvice Lakes National Park is another Croatian asset that is on UNESCO’s World Heritage listing. Set in the heart of Croatia, it was discovered in 1949. There’s some 300 sq kilometres of parkland comprising 16 lakes, forests and beautiful waterfalls. In the dense forests within […]

Shopping on your Croatia holiday

Bottles of Travarica, a herbal rakia

Is there anything to buy in Croatia?: Croatia is not a shopping destination, however that doesn’t mean that there’s nothing to buy here.  There is a long tradition of handicraft here so one can buy original handmade craftwork such as lace, hand-painted ceramics or jewelry. What to Buy? Embroidery is a typical craft that is […]