Tag Archive: croatia

Top Five Big Cities in Europe

We often use redundant adjectives to describe many of the cities we’ve visited, like “charming” and “beautiful,” but our Top Five Big Cities in Europe offered something more—sort of a sense of breathlessness,… Continue reading

Dubrovnik, Croatia

Greetings from Croatia’s premiere destination on the coast!  Dubrovnik may have been overrun with cruise passengers around midday every day, but it still felt like a vacation from the vacation.  The trick is to… Continue reading

Tips for Visiting Plitvice Lakes in Croatia

If you love waterfalls, look no further than Plitvice Lakes National Park, which connects the Croatian inland with the Adriatic coastal region.  It registers 1.2 million visitors annually, though not many Americans, which… Continue reading

Split, Croatia

Like Zagreb, Split is another great place for people watching.  It’s the second-largest city of Croatia, and the largest city of the region of Dalmatia.  The reason to visit Split is for the… Continue reading

Zagreb, Croatia: Capital City and Cafe Capital

Europe has a wonderful cafe culture that doesn’t exist in the U.S., but Zagreb takes it to a whole other level.  This Croatian capital city of just under 780,000 people must have the… Continue reading