5 Things Not to Miss in Lake Bled

I doubt anyone would visit Slovenia without taking the time to experience the world famous glacial Lake Bled. With a stunning backdrop of the Julienne Alps and with its beautiful clear turquoise water, Lake Bled is one of the most photographed lakes in the world. So when we spent three days in Zagreb at the […]

5 Things Not to Miss in Ljubljana

Lake Bled gets most of the attention of travellers to Slovenia and Ljubljana is very often forgotten. Only a thirty-minute drive from Bled, Ljubljana is Slovenia’s capital city and is one of Europe’s smallest capitals. With a population of just 250 thousand, Ljubljana is small for a European capital but what it lacks in size […]

5 Reasons You Should Visit Heron Island

Living in Australia we are fortunate to be so close to one of the world’s eight natural wonders, the Great Barrier Reef. But because like many we travel more overseas that we do in our own country, it had been many years since our latest visit to the reef; fourteen years in my case. We […]

Top 10 Countries to Visit in 2017

With 2017 approaching us so fast, it’s time to start planning next year’s travel destinations. That’s if you haven’t done it already! Because our planet has so many amazing places to visit and so many options to suit every taste and budget, it’s so hard to pick where to head next. I know we often […]

A Day Trip to Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina

A popular day tour from Dubrovnik is a trip into nearby Bosnia and Herzegovina to visit the city of Mostar. Mostar is located in the south of Bosnia and is the fifth largest city in the country. Only two hours drive from Dubrovnik, it is relatively easy to get to. You can either hire a […]

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 […]

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