Christmas in Zagreb, Croatia Celebrating Advent

Zagreb Christmas Market: Advent u Zagrebu

As the crisp air brightens my cheeks and little puffs of breath escape from my mouth, I inhale the scent of sizzling meat being cooked to perfection. The tantalizing aroma drifts on a light breeze from the cheerfully decorated wooden huts at the Zagreb Christmas market. I wonder how many minutes will pass by until we succumb to buying a sausage.… Read the rest


Hiking to Starigrad Fortress in Omis, Croatia by JetSettingFools.com

Hiking to Starigrad Fortress in Omis, Croatia

Omis, Croatia – a seaside town 25km south of Split – is nestled at the base of the Dinara Mountain where the Cetina River flows into the sea. With an inviting coastline, picturesque walled city and striking mountains, we understand why it has been nicknamed the Omis Riviera.… Read the rest


6 Things To Do in Sibenik, Croatia by JetSettingFools.com

6 Things To Do in Sibenik, Croatia

The historic town of Sibenik, Croatia sits along the Dalmatian Coast under the gaze of the St. Michael Fortress. It’s location – just 11 miles from the town a Skradin (an entry point to Krka Waterfalls), makes it a popular stop while visiting Krka National Park.… Read the rest


Exploring Diocletian's Palace in Split Croatia by JetSettingFools.com

Exploring Diocletian’s Palace in Split, Croatia

Diocletian’s Palace was built in the 4th century as a retirement seaside residence for the Roman Emperor, his family and 700 or so servants and guards. The rectangular structure (520 x 620 feet) was two stories, fronted the sea and was built more like a fort than a palace.… Read the rest


Krka National Park A Day Trip from Zadar, Croatia by JetSettingFools.com

Krka National Park: A day trip from Zadar

There is no doubt that the Adriatic Sea along Croatia’s coastline is a stunning stretch of water. Throughout the day, the crystal clear seawater ranges in color from cobalt blue to turquoise, varying in intensity depending on sunlight and depth.  But Croatia’s appealing aqueous beauty isn’t exclusive to the shore.… Read the rest


Hiking Marjan Hill in Split, Croatia by JetSettingFools.com

Hiking Marjan Hill in Split, Croatia

We are completely enamored by the historic cities along the Adriatic Coast. While they are each unique in their architecture and culture, they are – to a degree – similar in their setting: cobblestone streets, narrow alleyways and wide squares…and not a whole lot of green space.… Read the rest


Zadar Ferry Boat Trips to Ugljan and Dugi Otok Islands Croatia by JetSettingFools.com

Zadar Ferry: Boat trips to Ugljan and Dugi Otok islands

Hundreds of islands make up the Zadar Archipelago, part of Northern Dalmatia. The Zadar islands range in size, but unlike the southern counterparts, these islands are mostly barren, attracting fewer inhabitants and visitors. The communities that do exist on the islands near Zadar survive on olive production, the fishing industry and very seasonal tourism.… Read the rest