Balkans

Ljubljana or Zagreb: Which City Should You Visit?

Ljubljana's lovely riverside

Should you visit Ljubljana or Zagreb on your next trip to the Balkans or Central Europe? Is Slovenia or Croatia more suited to your travel desires? Both of these capital cities are located within about 2 hours of each other but can offer significantly different things to travellers. One boasts a fairy-tale-like Old Town that is completely pedestrianised, the other is a metropolitan urban centre with a number of interesting … 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

How to Enter Kosovo Legally

Balkans itinerary

As of the beginning of 2017, 111 UN member states recognise Kosovo as an independent country. However, Serbia still sees Kosovo as part of Serbia which means there is no hard border between the two countries. This has caused a large amount of confusion for travellers who wish to enter Kosovo from Serbia or alternatively enter Serbia from Kosovo due to conflicting information available online. There have also been reports … 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

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

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

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

How to Get from Sarajevo to Mostar by Bus, Train, Car or Tour

Stari Most in Mostar

If you’re visiting the Balkans and planning to head to Bosnia & Herzegovina, chances are that at some point you’ll need to travel from Sarajevo to Mostar or the other way around from Mostar to Sarajevo. Despite being two of the most popular cities to visit for travellers in the country, information on the internet is scarce about what is the best way to go about it. If you’re about … Read More