Exploring Croatia

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Five simple tips to avoid the tourist crowds in Dubrovnik

Five simple tips to avoid the tourist crowds in Dubrovnik

We were in two minds whether we should visit Dubrovnik or not. Our curiosity and professional ethos won in the end: we want to experience the things we write about first-hand. And promoting sustainable travel also entails visiting destinations that suffer from too...

The best views over Dubrovnik and where to catch them (largely) for free

The best views over Dubrovnik and where to catch them (largely) for free

It’s crazy: people pay HRK200 (EUR27/USD30) and more to walk in blazing sunshine and over 30 degrees heat on top of a 2-kilometre long wall made of highly reflective, light-coloured stone. Now and then, the flow of people grinds to a halt, and they patiently wait in...

80 inspiring travel movies that bring the world to you

80 inspiring travel movies that bring the world to you

What do you do if you’ve got itchy feet but have to stay put? You travel virtually. If you are looking for ways to appease your wanderlust without leaving your home or seeking travel inspiration for your next trip, read on. Our journey around the world in 80 travel...

How much does it cost to explore Croatia?

How much does it cost to explore Croatia?

Croatia was a big tourist destination before the War of Independence in the 1990s. After the war, as tourism slowly returned, it was considered to be one of the more affordable destinations in Europe. But things change. Some places – Dubrovnik and Plitvice Lakes...

Three gorgeous, less crowded and more affordable alternatives to Dubrovnik

Three gorgeous, less crowded and more affordable alternatives to Dubrovnik

Thanks to Game of Throne's popularity, easy cruise ship access and cheap flight connections to many European cities, Dubrovnik [Google Maps location] has become Croatia’s most visited tourist destination. The city’s fortified Old Town has become so popular that the...

Visit Krka without the crowds (or a car) – Sustainable Travel Advice

Visit Krka without the crowds (or a car) – Sustainable Travel Advice

Those of you who follow us know how much we love waterfalls. Iguazu, Niagara Falls, Semuc Champey… you name it, we’ve been there. Recently we explored Plitvice Lakes, and there was absolutely no question: we would also check out Krka National Park in Croatia. Not only...