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Split

Split

Night life, history, the jet set, beaches… Split has it all. Visit Diocletian’s Palace to see Roman history alongside bars, restaurants and shops that are keeping up a tradition thousands of years old....

Banje Beach Dubrovnik

Banje Beach – Dubrovnik

Rent a lounge chair at this public beach or just throw a towel down and jump into the turquoise waters. VERY IMPORTANT! Bring water shoes to avoid cutting yourself on the crushed shells making up this beach -...

Buza Bar Dubrovnik

Buza Bar – Dubrovnik

A bar carved out of a hole in the ancient walls surrounding Dubrovnik. Worth stopping for the history and the views of the Adriatic....

Hotel Korana - Karlovac

Hotel Korana – Karlovac

Boutique hotel on the Korana River with warm hospitality, great views and swimming, and a fantastic daily breakfast...

Plitviče Lakes National Park

Plitviče Lakes National Park

The national parks of Croatia have beauty unlike any other. Plitviče Lakes is no exception - it’s 16 terraced lakes, joined by waterfalls, extending into a limestone canyon. Walk or hike the trails across...

St Mark’s Church - Zagreb

St Mark’s Church – Zagreb

This iconic building’s roof was constructed in 1880 with the medieval coat of arms of Croatia, Dalmatia and Slavonia on the left side, and the emblem of Zagreb on the right....

Funicular Railway - Zagreb

Funicular Railway – Zagreb

Connects Zagreb’s Lower and Upper towns. Also makes me nostalgic of my days in Pittsburgh near the Duquesne incline....

Kraš chocolate - Zagreb

Kraš chocolate – Zagreb

You can find this chocolate throughout Croatia - and sometimes in the US - but if you are in Zagreb stop at the Choco Bar. You won’t be disappointed....

Didov San - Zagreb

Didov San – Zagreb

Absolutely fantastic for a traditional Croatian (Slavonian) meal in Zagreb’s historic upper town. Try meat or octopus slow cooked in a Peka (a domed pot), Soparnik (A Croatian “quesadilla” but made with...

Lotrščak Tower - Zagreb

Lotrščak Tower – Zagreb

For the last 100 years a cannon has been fired from here every day at noon - cover your ears but take in the amazing views of the city....

Rovinj

Rovinj

There’s an amazing charm to this coastal city. It’s a beautiful town with great food, history and stunning views of the Adriatic....

Roman Amphitheater - Pula

Roman Amphitheater – Pula

The 6th largest Roman Coliseum. Take a tour- or better yet catch one of the many concerts or events held here....