Croatia

Zadar or Split: Which Croatian City to Visit?

Church of St Donatus & Zadar Cathedral’s Bell Tower

Choosing between staying in or visiting the cities of Zadar or Split on a trip down Croatia’s coast can seem like an impossible task. On the surface, these cities seem to be fairly similar and can seem to offer more or less the same things to see and do. However, once you dig a bit deeper, you will find that both Split and Zadar are diverse and dynamic cities that … Read More

The Perfect One Day in Zadar Itinerary

Cathedral of St Anastasia

Often overshadowed by the Adriatic gems of Split or Dubrovnik, the lovely city of Zadar located in the northern Dalmatia region of Croatia is a wonderful destination to visit in its own right. Compact and filled to the brim with history, you can see so many of the sites of the city by spending just one day in Zadar, making it a perfect destination to break up the drive down … Read More

Plitvice or Krka: Which Croatian National Park to Visit?

Krka Waterfall

While many tourists flock the Balkan nation of Croatia for its incredible Adriatic coastline and vibrant, historic cities, there are some absolutely gorgeous inland national parks that are worth visiting as well, the two most famous being Plitvice Lakes and Krka. However, if you’re pressed for time and need to choose between visiting Plitvice or Krka, that’s when the decision can get difficult. On the surface, the two national parks … Read More

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

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 7-Day Croatia Itinerary: 3 Perfect Routes

Split from above

Croatia is becoming an ever more popular European destination year after year as it has firmly cemented its beautiful Adriatic Riviera onto the pages of travel magazines, websites, and Instagram feeds. This incredibly diverse and welcoming country has endless opportunities to offer travellers. While most visitors to Croatia set their sites on Dubrovnik and the surrounding islands, they fail to dig deeper and explore the seemingly endless wonderful places to visit … 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