Croatia

Split & Dubrovnik

Posted by on Jul 2, 2015 in Croatia, Europe, Travel | 0 comments

Split & Dubrovnik

Now commonly known as places where Game of Thrones was filmed, I find out what else these Croatian cities have to offer.   Split Split is buzzing with people walking along the boulevard and manoeuvring through the Diocletian’s Palace, headed to one of the many cafes, bars, restaurants or shops. Business is thriving in and around this UNESCO site, but that has been the case for thousands of years now. The city is unquestionably beautiful, with the sparkling turquoise waters of the Adriatic sea dancing in the sunlight across from one of the world’s most spectacular ancient Roman...

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Island Time: Hvar & Korčula

Posted by on Jun 29, 2015 in Croatia, Europe, Travel | 0 comments

Island Time: Hvar & Korčula

Hvar After visiting Split we take a one hour ferry trip to the island of Hvar.  Hvar Town is a hive of activity when we arrive jam packed with tourists, and stays this way for the three days we are there. An extremely popular destination for cruise boats it’s estimated about 20,000 people flock to the town each day during peak season. The demographic of visitors is a younger crowd that are here to party, and each night before the sun has set the bars are full of intoxicated bodies dancing to pumping music. The town is centred around a small bay and watched over by Fortica Spanjola, an...

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