Hiking and Biking in Rovinj, Croa by JetSettingFools.comtia

Hiking and Biking Trails in Rovinj, Croatia

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


4 Ways To Get To The Top Of Mount Srd Dubrovnik, Croatia by JetSettingFools.com

4 Ways To Get To Mount Srd, Dubrovnik: Cable Car, Hike, Bus, Tour

Mount Srd sharply rises above Old City Dubrovnik, Croatia.  The craggy mountain is capped with a large fortress, an enormous cross – both of which are visible from sea level, a war museum and a panoramic restaurant. From the top, visitors are treated to a stunning 360-degree view that is simply breath-taking.… Read the rest


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Hike Easter Island: Ahu Tahai, Ana Kai Tangata, Rano Kau and Orongo

Shrouded in mystery and one of the most isolated places on earth, Easter Island boasts a fascinating history and stunningly scenic landscapes. Hiking in Easter Island along the southwestern coastline cliffs takes trekkers to some of the most historic Rapa Nui sights.… Read the rest


Views from Cape Town’s Table Mountain and top tips for the Table Mountain Cableway by JetSettingFools.com

Views from Cape Town’s Table Mountain (and top tips for the Table Mountain Cableway!)

Cape Town’s Table Mountain sits majestically in the background – to be marveled at in its enormity on clear days and in wonder on overcast days when the South Easter winds create the ‘tablecloth,’ shrouding the plateaued top in clouds. But the best way to experience one of the most famous mountains in Africa is from the top of it.… 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


Lake Bled hiking to Scenic Viewpoints: Ojstrica and Osojnica

If we thought we landed in a fairy tale when we arrived in Ljubljana, Slovenia, we were in no way prepared for the captivating atmosphere of Lake Bled. Nestled amidst snow-capped mountains, the serene lake has one island, which is occupied by a church with a wish-granting bell, and a dramatic cliff-hanging castle along the shore.… Read the rest


Hiking Vidova Gora on Brac, Croatia JetSettingFools.com

Hiking Vidova Gora on Brac Island, Croatia

On shaky legs and with ragged breath, we crested the mountain plateau. We had been steadily climbing uphill for nearly two hours – one hour and fifty-six minutes, to be exact – but we weren’t celebrating quite yet. Our goal – hiking Vidova Gora to the top – was not yet attained.… Read the rest


Walk from Piran to Strunjan on Slovenia's Coast

Walk from Piran to Strunjan on Slovenia’s Coast

From the tip of the Piran Peninsula, the rocky Slovenian coastline trails east two and a half miles toward a protruding landmass of bulking cliffs covered in trees. The protected natural reserve, Strunjan Nature Park, is rich with diverse geological phenomena; the layers of rock that plummet into the sea formed by the crashing waves, wind and rain.… Read the rest


Visiting Vintgar Gorge with summer crowds near Lake Bled, Slovenia JetSetting Fools

Visiting Vintgar Gorge near Lake Bled, Slovenia

When we planned a day trip to visit Vintgar Gorge near Lake Bled, Slovenia, we anticipated a relaxing day spent by the water. How could walking along a wooden planked boardwalk through a naturally carved gorge filled with rushing translucent water not be peaceful?… Read the rest


Hiking Trails Near Lake Bohinj, Slovenia by JetSetting Fools

Hiking trails near Lake Bohinj, Slovenia

As the bus pulled away from the Lake Bled station in the direction of Lake Bohinj, Slovenia, there were more empty seats than those occupied. Of our fellow passengers, a few carried backpacks and tents, some were donning only swimsuits, others were geared to hike.… Read the rest