Latest Posts

Dubrovnik Old Town and the Walled Fortress

We had one more major destination, on our journey in Croatia, and, that was to probably, Croatia’s most well-known city, Dubrovnik.  The bus from Makarska to Dubrovnik takes about three hours and 30 minutes and costs 100 Kunas (AUD$20) each. This bus journey though is unique in a few ways….
Read more

The Marvellous Makarska Riviera

We were now into November in Europe and we were experiencing the downside to out of season travel in popular tourist destinations. We continued our journey east along the Dalmatia Coast from Split to Makarska. Makarska is known as the Riviera of the Dalmatia Coast, but in the off-season it…
Read more

Four Day Trips from Split

There are many lovely locations to visit, as day trips, from Split.  We made four such day trips, although there are many other locations. Fortress Klis was our first trip. Now this, to me, being a Game of Thrones fan, was delightfully exciting. You see Fortress Klis was the slave…
Read more

Sensational Split

It took us two hours by bus to get from Zadar to Split, approximately 160 kilometres in distance. We are finding that the Croatian buses are nowhere near as good as those we used throughout Poland, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia. On top of this they cost more too – but…
Read more

The Spectacular Plitvice Lakes

One of Di’s must do adventures in Croatia was to explore the Plitvice National Park and in particular the Plitvice Lakes. For this reason we thought we would lash out and spend money on a tour rather than do-it-yourself-travel like we normally do, so we booked a tour from Zadar….
Read more