A day trip to Dubrovnik (Croatia)

So as I covered in some depth in my last post, the whole point of me originally visiting Trebinje was to visit Dubrovnik and today that finally happened. The owners of the hostel put myself and Edmund in touch with a local guy - Svaki Dan - who works in Dubrovnik but lives here in Trebinje so he commutes most days. He charges a small fee for transportation (we're talking less than £2 each way!) and pretty much guarantees y ...

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Plitvice - Croatia's premier national park

Croatia boasts an impressive eight national parks and collectively they account for nearly 8% of the entire country! Quite a statistic. Unsurprisingly then one of these parks is Croatia's most visited tourist attraction so naturally I had to go and check out what all the hype was about... So I first heard of Plitvice Lakes from my Italian friend Laura, pronounced Lao-ra, whom I met in Serbia and then again in Rome!. I recall being awes ...

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Exploring Zadar

It feels like every city I've visited is steeped in so much history that is often too much for me to fully understand. From scratching the surface, Zadar appears to be no different but these days if   you're visiting here the likelihood is that its as a result of imagery like this (image not mine). ...

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Four nights in Zagreb

No different to any other city, opinions of Zagreb found there way to me heavily contrasted. Back in Zadar last week, one roomie said it was the best period of her travels so far having stayed there   for five nights although granted, I don't recall how long she had been on the road for. Then another other girl said it was OK but you wouldn't need more than a day. Hmmmm....!? That's why you learn to often take what you ...

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