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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Analog Photo Diary: Bratislava in Black & White

Last week I tried my first roll of black and white film in nearly twenty years and it was even more fun than I remembered. Obviously improvement required but I can’t wait to learn and experiment more! These are some photos we took over Easter in Bratislava using my Canon AE-1 with Ilford HP5 Plus 400 Black…

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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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