Balkans

The Perfect 1, 2 or 3 Days in Ljubljana Itinerary

Triple Bridge

Located in Central Europe within easy travelling distance from cities like Vienna, Zagreb and Venice, the Slovenian capital of Ljubljana has fast become one of the hottest places to visit in all of Europe. Charmed by the city’s small size, beautiful architecture, and pedestrianised Old Town, planning a Ljubljana itinerary has never been more popular. Though small in size, Ljubljana has a lot to offer visitors and its compact and … Read More

12 Best Stops on the Zagreb to Split to Dubrovnik Drive

Trogir is one of the best day trips from Split, Croatia

Croatia is one of the most popular places to visit in Southern Europe, with millions of tourists flocking to this diverse country every year, keen to take advantage of its dynamic cities, beautiful coastline, ancient historical sites and stunning natural scenery. And though the country is quite well-connected by an extensive intercity bus network, sometimes the best way to see the highlights of Croatia is by embarking on a Zagreb … Read More

The Ultimate One Day in Zagreb Itinerary

Beautiful view of Zagreb

Many travellers planning to visit Croatia will include the capital city of Zagreb on their Croatia itinerary solely as a jumping-off point, a place that is convenient to fly in and out of but not really worth exploring, especially when places like the Dalmatian coast or Plitvice Lakes await. However, those who rush to leave the Croatian capital are sorely missing out on one of the country’s most interesting and … Read More

How to Do A Plitvice Lakes Day Trip from Split or Zagreb

Iconic View of Plitvice Lakes from above

One of the most spectacular places to visit on a trip to Croatia is undoubtedly Plitvice Lakes National Park. And while nature enthusiasts could probably spend days exploring the park, many travellers opt to go on a Plitvice Lakes day trip from Split or Zagreb. If you wondering what is the best way to go about this, then here’s everything you need to know about travelling from Zagreb to Plitvice … Read More

The Perfect 1, 2 or 3 Days in Split Itinerary

Split Harbour

In Croatia, it is common for locals to refer to the city of Split as “the most beautiful city in the world.” And they may not be wrong. The second-largest city in Croatia, Split’s history dates back to Roman times, as the city was constructed around retired emperor Diocletian’s Palace. Today, the city has spread much farther and with Croatia becoming a more and more popular holiday destination every year, … Read More

12 Best Day Trips from Split, Croatia

Sibinek is a popular day trip from Split

Croatia’s second-largest city of Split may well be the best place to base yourself if you want to be poised to explore all of the joys and splendours of the gorgeous Dalmatia region. Because of its central location, using the city as a base for the innumerable day trips from Split is an excellent idea if you want to see a lot of the country without having to move around … Read More

Split or Dubrovnik: Which Croatian City to Visit?

Dubrovnik's City Walls are one reason to choose Dubrovnik over Split

Should you visit Split or Dubrovnik on your trip to Croatia? It’s a question that many potential visitors to this beautiful Balkan nation ask themselves frequently, especially if they’re short on time and want to get the most out of their trip to Croatia. While both cities aren’t all the far from each other and can offer similar things to travellers, they are also distinct enough that you can have … Read More

What To Do in Plovdiv: A 2-Day Itinerary

prices in Bulgaria

We first visited Plovdiv in 2016 and were immediately taken by Bulgaria’s second-largest city. As one of the oldest cities in all of Europe (some say the oldest continuously inhabited city on the continent), Plovdiv is packed full of ancient history, a charming old town, and a thriving arts district with new things popping up all the time. Picked as one of the European Capitals of Culture in 2019 (the … Read More