Photo Diary: Rovinj

This coastal town is one of the most picturesque places in the north of Croatia. Colorful harbor-side buildings, lush green islands and narrow old town streets make for an enchanting experience. However, this also means that many tourists flock to the town, hiking up prices and crowding the streets in summer. Food and accommodation was…

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Exploring Bratislava on foot: 5 things to do in Slovakia’s capital

I spent four days exploring the old town and surrounds of Bratislava and it was such a welcome shift of pace from nearby Vienna and Budapest. It’s quite a compact city so getting around by walking is perfect. Here are five things I loved exploring on foot in Slovakia’s capital.     1. Climb up…

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Analog Photo Diary: Pula

Heading out to explore a new place with my film camera is fast becoming my favourite travel activity! The combination of sunny weather, beautiful sites and scenery in Pula, and learning more about how to use my analog Canon camera, made this roll of film my favourite yet. I hope these photos give you some…

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Pula: top 5 things to do in Croatia’s ancient beach town

The town of Pula is over three millennia old, and the history of the place is evident everywhere you look. From the wonderfully preserved Roman Amphitheater and Temple of Augustus to the Arch of the Sergii and 17th-century baroque castle, the old town is the perfect place for a lazy stroll. As Pula is also…

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Plitvice Lakes: one of the best day trips in Croatia

It’s easy to see why Plitvice Lakes National Park is World Heritage Listed. The 16 terraced lakes, linked by waterfalls have the clearest, greenest, and most inviting water I’ve ever seen. And I come from Tasmania. The lakes are located in central Croatia, a few hours bus ride from Zagreb and are accessible by wooden foot…

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Travel Budgeting: Croatia- Zagreb, Pula & Rovinji

Coming from Vienna, Croatia was a welcome return to budget travel. Here is what you can expect to pay in shoulder season (late April/early May). City: Zagreb, Pula and Rovinj Travel Style: Budget Currency: Croatian Kuna (Kn): 1€ = 7.5Kn Daily Spend: 43.5€ / 320Kn   Cost Breakdown Accommodation: 11 nights = 145€ 12€ per night…

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Bratislava Digital Photo Diary

I spent the Easter weekend in Bratislava and it was wonderful! Slovakia’s capital is a relaxed city with a lot to explore and enjoy- I definitely recommend spending a day or two soaking up the old town and surrounds.

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Analog Photo Diary: Zagreb

Zagreb has both a beautiful old town and plentiful parks full of leafy trees and stunning flowers, making Croatia’s capital a wonderful place to shoot rolls of film. These are some photos from my stay, shot with my Canon AE-1 using Fujicolor 200 film.

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