With crystal-clear water and offshore islands, boat trips are one of the best activities in Mauritius. The temperate Indian Ocean that surrounds the island attracts an array of sea life – from colorful tropical fish to dolphins and whales. With numerous available tours, it can be difficult to choose which one to take.… Read the rest
Tapas were invented for people – like me! – who like to casually graze over sample-sized dishes rather than sit down to a large main meal. Although there is a dispute about the origin of the mini meals, the Spanish have perfected the art of tapas.… 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
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
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
Split, Croatia serves as an excellent jumping off point for exploring the nearby islands that are scattered along the Dalmatian Coast. Vis Island is one of the most intriguing Dalmatian islands to visit. Because of the island’s location (the furthest inhabited island from the mainland) and its previous use as a military base (making it inaccessible to tourists until recently), Vis is not nearly as touristic as other Croatian islands.… Read the rest