The Bay of Kotor, a Fjord Along the Mediterranean

During our recent stay in Dubrovnik, we took a private day tour to the Bay of Kotor in nearby Montenegro. Montenegro is a country just south of Croatia. Originally part of the former Yugoslavia, its border is just one hour from Dubrovnik. Unlike Croatia Montenegro has been relatively undiscovered by tourists. However this has changed […]

A Day Trip to the Plitvice Lakes National Park

The Plitvice Lakes National Park is Croatia’s second most popular tourist destination after Dubrovnik. With over one million visitors every year, the park is a picture-perfect destination with a fairytale feel to it. Located in central Croatia, it is roughly half way between Split and Zagreb (Croatia’s capital); about two and a half hours from […]

How to Spend 24 Hours in Zagreb

Our final stop in Croatia was Zagreb, Croatia’s capital city. Arriving early morning around 7am, it felt completely different from Dubrovnik. There were no sea views, no old city walls and barely any tourists. It felt so quiet! The architecture was also very different with Austro-Hungarian buildings that reminded us of Vienna or Budapest. Zagreb’s […]

How to Spend 6 Hours in Split, Croatia

Split is a coastal city built on old Roman palace ruins. It’s the second largest city in Croatia after Zagreb and the second most touristy city after Dubrovnik. During our recent stay in Dubrovnik, we decided to take a private day tour to Split. This was probably not the smartest idea we had but we […]

10 Reasons Why We Loved Dubrovnik

Whether you’re a fan of Game of Thrones or not, there’s a fair chance you have heard of Dubrovnik. Dubrovnik is a wildly popular tourist destination that is high on many travellers’ bucket list. We decided it was time to check it off our list. Dubrovnik is called the Pearl of the Adriatic and for a […]

Freycinet National Park’s Best Day Hikes

After such an amazing time hiking in the Cradle Mountain, we had fallen head over heels in love with the Tasmanian wilderness. We knew we had to go back to discover new places and more beautiful scenery. Tasmania has so much to offer which makes it hard to choose where to go. We were heading there over the labour day weekend […]

The Top 10 Attractions on the Mornington Peninsula

Living in Melbourne we are spoiled for places to explore on the weekend. The Mornington Peninsula, a one hour drive from central Melbourne, is one of the most popular weekend destinations. With the open ocean on one side and Port Phillip Bay on the other, it offers great beaches for both surfers and swimmers. It also has […]

Liebster Award 2016 Nomination

Freetworoam has recently received some great news! We have been nominated for the 2016 Liebster Award. We were very surprised to say the least and also very happy at the same time. That means that not only someone reads our blog but that they also enjoy it enough to want to nominate us! We would like […]

Your First Trip to Tokyo: 16 Awesome Things to Do

For many years Japan was high on our travel bucket list. The beautiful temples and blooming Japanese gardens in travel magazines made me want to go and explore it. So after a lot of research, we finally booked to visit Japan during the famous Sakura season, better known as “cherry blossom”. This was our first visit, so […]

A Day of Hiking at Cradle Mountain

Cradle Mountain is situated in the Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park in the North West of Tasmania, the most southern state of Australia. It is a pleasant two and a half hours drive from Launceston and is the most visited national park in Tasmania. It is also one of the prettiest national parks in […]

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