Visiting Plitvice Lakes: Planked pathways lead through the park at the lake's edge

Visiting Plitvice Lakes in late winter

Visiting Plitvice Lakes National Park is continued from Arrival to Plitvice Lakes National Park

If I had a bucket list, visiting Plitvice Lakes National Park in Croatia certainly would have been on it. Declared a national park in 1949 (Croatia’s first) and a UNESCO Heritage site in 1979, the crystal clear lakes and streams are connected by a series of stunning waterfalls.Read the rest


Arrival to Plitvice Lakes: The first view of the waterfalls is a stunner!

Arrival to Plitvice Lakes: A winter surprise

I’ve wanted to see the waterfalls at Plitvice Lakes National Park since our first trip to Croatia in 2011. It’s location in the northern interior of Croatia doesn’t make it the easiest place to get to (read: no airport), but our slow travel through the Balkans is being carried out via bus – and Plitvice Lakes is conveniently on the route between Split and Zagreb.… Read the rest


Southwest Mauritius Tour JetSetting Fools

Southwest Mauritius Tour: Part 1

While we could have spent every day of our two weeks in Flic en Flac, Mauritius on the beach, we had an urge to see what was beyond the coastline. The distant mountains covered in lush vegetation beckoned us for a visit.… Read the rest