Visit Plitvice Lakes National Park Croatia in Autumn a Photo Essay JetSettingFools.com

Visit Plitvice Lakes, Croatia in Autumn

Besides the dramatic coastline, Plitvice Lakes is Croatia’s most well-known natural wonder. The chain of 16 lakes filled with vivid blue water are linked by a series of waterfalls. Streaming, thundering, tumbling and babbling, the flowing water has carved a deep canyon into the limestone rocks.… Read the rest


Things To Do in Rovinj: A Complete Guide to Rovinj, Croatia by JetSettingFools.com

Things To Do in Rovinj: A Complete Guide to Rovinj, Croatia

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


5 Dubrovnik Viewpoints for the Best Dubrovnik, Croatia Pictures by JetSettingFools.com

5 Dubrovnik Viewpoints for the Best Dubrovnik Pictures

Dubrovnik, Croatia is a sight to behold. Nicknamed ‘The Pearl of the Adriatic,’ the old walled city is perfectly perched along the teal waters of the Adriatic Sea at the base of Mount Srd. While navigating the cobblestone streets and taking in the historic sights within the protected city center is a must, seeing the city from afar is even more spectacular.… Read the rest


10 Churches in Kotor, Montenegro JetSettingFools.com

10 Churches in Kotor, Montenegro

One of the things I love best about traveling is learning the history of the place and the people and so often that means learning about their religion as well. Due to its designation as an UNESCO site, Kotor’s historic appeal of cobblestone streets, stone houses with green shutters and orange tiled roofs have been preserved and enable us to imagine the people that inhabited the area over the many centuries.… Read the rest


Byron Bay Lighthouse Walk: A Quick Visit to Cape Byron, Australia by JetSettingFools.com

Byron Bay Lighthouse Walk: A Quick Visit to Cape Byron, Australia

The Byron Bay Lighthouse, built in 1901, is an iconic sight. The lighthouse stands stoically along the coastline on the most easterly point of mainland Australia. It is a Byron Bay must-see – but it’s not just the lighthouse that is photo-worthy.… Read the rest


Visiting the Abandoned Olympic Bobsled Track in Sarajevo by JetSettingFools

Abandoned Olympic Bobsled Track in Sarajevo

As we watched the third taxi drive away leaving us still standing on the curb, we started to wonder if an adventure to the abandoned Olympic bobsled track on the hillside of Trebevic Mountain was going to happen. The first driver said he didn’t know where it was.… Read the rest


Dubrovnik on a Budget JetSettingFools.com

Dubrovnik on a Budget: 8 Money-Saving Trip Tips

Dubrovnik – the Pearl of the Adriatic – is Croatia’s most visited city. Each summer season, the city sees record-breaking crowds – and as the number of tourists increase, so does the cost of visiting Dubrovnik. But, no need to worry: there are plenty of things to do in Dubrovnik on a budget.… Read the rest


Red flower on the beach on Playa Zancudo, Costa Rica

Immersed in Nature in Costa Rica

I was inside the house working on my computer, two fans noisily spinning the hot, humid air – one pointed on me, one on the computer, neither doing much to cool the temperature. Kris suddenly appeared at the screened window. In a low voice, he hissed, “Come out here.… Read the rest


Seeing the Northern Lights in Iceland Our Experience JetSetting Fools

Seeing the Northern Lights in Iceland: Our experience

It was our 4th and final day in Reykjavik, Iceland and we hadn’t seen the Northern Lights. On our first three nights, the excursions in search of the green glow in the sky had been cancelled due to cloud cover.… Read the rest


Budva at sunset

Budva, Montenegro: A day trip from Kotor

After our first successful day trip from Kotor to Perast, we once again heeded the advice of our Airbnb host and traveled south to Budva, Montenegro – the Budva Riviera on the Adriatic Sea. The historic, walled city of Budva occupies a stretch of land that faces south towards the sea, with beaches extending to both the east and west.… Read the rest