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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Zagreb: my favourite 5 things to see in Croatia’s capital

Bursting with history, culture, science, politics and vibrant life, Zagreb is truly the heart of Croatia. Before arriving, I knew very little about Croatia’s capital but within no time I was filled with awe for the layers of history and sheer beauty of the city. Complementing the striking buildings are many tree filled parks and…

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