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
Updated for the 2019 Advent Zagreb Christmas Market!
As the crisp air brightens my cheeks and little puffs of breath escape from my mouth, I inhale the scent of sizzling sausages and sweet fritule drenched in chocolate sauce. The tantalizing aroma intertwines with Croatian Christmas music and drifts on a light breeze from the cheerfully decorated wooden huts at the Zagreb Christmas market.… Read the rest
We’ve made no secret of our love for Croatia. From top to bottom, from the interior to the coast, there hasn’t been a place we have visited that we didn’t fall in love with. With so many incredible Croatia destinations, creating an easy-flowing, all-encompassing route through the country can be a challenge…but it is possible!… Read the rest
Charming Rovinj, Croatia is an absolute gem – and one of our favorite Croatia destinations. Located on the western coast of the Istrian Peninsula, which hangs like a teardrop from Slovenia, Rovinj is a picture-perfect seaside town. During our 3-week stay, we discovered many things to do in Rovinj – both in the Old Town and beyond.… 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