Split, Croatia is a well-known harbor town that sees a steady stream of ships and ferries coming and going – but that doesn’t mean there aren’t Split beaches, too! In the heat of summer, there is nothing quite as refreshing as taking a swim in the crystal-clear Adriatic Sea along the city’s coastline.… Read the rest
Croatia’s calling. Croatia keeps calling. Since we started traveling full time in 2014, we have returned to Croatia so many times that we’ve lost count. We visited the country’s star attractions – Dubrovnik, Split Korcula and Hvar Town – on our very first trip to Croatia in 2011.… Read the rest
Croatia’s Istrian Peninsula dangles off the northwest corner of the country into the Adriatic Sea. Like much of Croatia, the coastline in Istria is the big attraction. However, the interior of the Istrian Peninsula is equally picturesque and has a storied past of its own.… Read the rest
There is something so incredibly idyllic about Rovinj, Croatia. We’ve been completely smitten by the town, from the turquoise water lapping the rocky shore to the narrow, twisting lanes to the St. Euphemia Church and its bell tower that stretches into the sky.… Read the rest
Wine in Croatia, like so much of Europe, is part of daily life. Croatia’s lengthy coastline along the Adriatic Sea provides favorable conditions for cultivating vines, which line the coastal hillsides. The Istrian peninsula is known for its spectacular wine-making and – as such – wine tasting in Rovinj is an absolute must-do.… Read the rest
Rovinj, Croatia has a compact, densely built (and completely charming!) Old Town…but it doesn’t have much green space. That said, nature isn’t far from the city center. In fact, there are several intertwining hiking and biking trails in Rovinj. Active travelers can lace up their hiking shoes or rent a bike in Rovinj to explore the regions gorgeous coastline and vine-covered countryside.
Hiking and Biking Trails in Rovinj
During our visit, one of our favorite things to do in Rovinj was discover the landscapes beyond the Old Town.… Read the rest
Sunsets in Rovinj, Croatia are simply spectacular. Whether the glowing sphere slips uninterrupted into the horizon or if clouds shift the light into varying shades of orange and pink, Rovinj sunsets don’t disappoint. Because the Rovinj Old Town is situated on a peninsula, there are numerous spots to witness the spectacle – and we discovered the absolute best places to watch the sun go down.
The Best Rovinj Sunset Viewing Spots
During our three weeks in Rovinj, we were on a mission to find the best place for viewing sunsets.… Read the rest
Split is centrally located on the Dalmatian Coast in Croatia – making it an ideal base and jumping off point for other adventures. From the historic city, visitors can easily explore the coastline, waterfalls, mountains and islands. We have stayed in Split on numerous occasions – and can never resist the temptation to discover more of the region.… Read the rest
Pula, Croatia is one of the top destinations on the Istrian Peninsula. Located near the southern tip of the tear drop-shaped peninsula, the city is both industrially important and historically charming. Large cranes loom over the massive shipyard, while Roman ruins are scattered throughout the Old Town.… Read the rest
Our stop in Skradin, Croatia provided a means to an end. We wanted to see Krka National Park and Skradin was our entry point. Although the official park entrance is about a mile southeast of the town, there is a ticket office in Skradin and a convenient Skradin-Krka boat that departs from the pier.… Read the rest