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Visiting Croatia

Boasting mild temperatures and Mediterranean shores, Dubrovnik is the first stop for many travelers venturing to Croatia. Those not content to while away hours on the city’s rocky beaches or medieval walls can roam its cultural points of interest, venture to lively capital city Zagreb, or follow the islands of the Adriatic Sea through Dalmatia and into the north’s forested countryside.... Read More Boasting mild temperatures and Mediterranean shores, Dubrovnik is the first stop for many travelers venturing to Croatia. Those not content to while away hours on the city’s rocky beaches or medieval walls can roam its cultural points of interest, venture to lively capital city Zagreb, or follow the islands of the Adriatic Sea through Dalmatia and into the north’s forested countryside.    Close

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From Mostar to Dubrovnik

Written by manatwork on 01 Jun, 2011

I arrived in Dubrovnik at around 8.30 pm. Luckily the hostel sent someone to pick me up at the Main Bus Station. I met a girl from Malaysia, who is living in Melbourne. She was staying at the same hostel. We talked for hours sharing…Read More


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From Zadar to Split

Written by manatwork on 02 May, 2011

Croatia has an extensive rail network, but some regions especially further down south from Zadar, are not easily accessible by train. Therefore, it is better to travel on a bus. The cost for a bus ride to Split is 100 kuna ($20) and it takes…Read More


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From Zagreb to Zadar

Written by manatwork on 21 Apr, 2011

Zadar was the first city I stopped on the Adriatic Sea. It was cloudy, and windy when I arrived early next morning. I left my bags in the locker, and took the bus to the main town in Zadar. In 1873, the town were…Read More


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Zagreb

Written by manatwork on 11 Apr, 2011

Croatia is about the size of West Virginia. With 1,100 miles of mainland coastline, it has one of the most beautiful beaches along the Adriatic Sea. Do you know that it is one of the most popular destinations in the world? And, it is home…Read More


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Gem of the Adriatic

Written by Meggysmum on 04 Oct, 2009

Dubrovnik, in Croatia, is sometimes referred to as the Pearl of the Adriatic. The most delightful way so come across this medieval city is by cruise ship across the Adriatic. The early morning vista of white walls and terracotta roofs in the morning…Read More


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Ljubljana to Trieste with a Long Koper Interlude

Written by MagdaDH_AlexH on 15 Sep, 2009

We leave Ljubljana by train to Koper, where we are going to catch a bus to Trieste. The train is, again, an old fashioned European type with compartments and we find one to share with only one other passenger, a serious looking young man seemingly…Read More


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Zadar to Ljubljana by Train

Written by MagdaDH_AlexH on 12 Sep, 2009

After ten days in lovely Zadar, we get a bit bored with swimming, sunning, eating and Dalmatian churches and decide to move on. Our plan is to go to Ljubljana and then Trieste. We arrange the hotel in Ljubljana (see my City Hotel review) and…Read More


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Zadar: Beaches and Islands

Written by MagdaDH_AlexH on 11 Sep, 2009

BEACHES AND RESORT AREAThe main resort area of Zadar stretches towards the outlying districts of Puntamika and Diklo, and centres on Borik. Consequently, most of the holiday accommodation is somehow out of town in those suburbs, but the transport to town is provided by…Read More


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Zadar: Sights in Town

Written by MagdaDH_AlexH on 11 Sep, 2009

Zadar is the main city of northern Dalmatia, a less popular destination among the foreign visitors than Split or Dubrovnik further down the coast, but deserving to be better known. It's a major Croatian resort, popular also with Italians (there is a direct ferry from…Read More


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Trg Bana Jelacica - the Heart of Zagreb

Written by fizzytom on 22 Aug, 2009

Zagreb’s main square "Trg Bana Jelacica" is the vibrant heart of the Croatian capital and it’s a fine place in the Austro-Hungarian tradition, not dissimilar to squares you might find in cities like Vienna. It’s pretty hard to miss the square because it serves…Read More


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