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  • The 5 Most Romantic Destinations in Croatia You Cannot Miss

    Croatia

    The 5 Most Romantic Destinations in Croatia You Cannot Miss

    Croatia – the romantic pearl of the Adriatic – offers plenty of options for a getaway with your significant other. Whether relaxing on an enchanting beach or strolling through quaint little towns, you can be sure to create plenty of unforgettable romantic memories in Croatia. You’ll be mesmerized by the beautiful sea and towns, the […]

  • Croatia’s 5 Most Beautiful Beaches You Can’t Afford to Miss

    Croatia

    Croatia’s 5 Most Beautiful Beaches You Can’t Afford to Miss

    Still thinking about where to go for your well-deserved summer vacation? Here’s a suggestion for you: Croatia! It’s the perfect destination for a beach vacation, where you can unwind, indulge in delectable cuisine, and have a ton of fun. Plus, it’s very close to Italy, so you can easily arrange a trip from there. Croatia’s […]

  • 5 places near Venice to visit on a day trip

    Venice

    5 places near Venice to visit on a day trip

    If you’re planning more than just a Venice day trip and want to take a few days to enjoy a bigger tour of Italy, you might be interested in other places to visit near Venice that you could add to your itinerary. Today, we’re sharing some of our favourite places within easy reach of Venice. […]

  • Visiting Croatia in Winter: is it worth it?

    Croatia

    Visiting Croatia in Winter: is it worth it?

    If you’re on a budget but keen to visit Croatia, winter is a great time to go. If you’re planning a getaway this winter, here’s why we reckon Croatia makes the perfect destination outside the main summer holiday season. Croatia in winter: things to do It’s primarily known as a summer destination, which means that […]

  • Rialto Bridge: The Oldest Bridge on Venice’s Grand Canal

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    Rialto Bridge: The Oldest Bridge on Venice’s Grand Canal

    If you’re planning your Venice day trip, there are a few landmarks you definitely won’t want to miss. One of them is the majestic ‘Ponte di Rialto’ or Rialto Bridge, famously immortalised by artists such as Canaletto and even mentioned by Shakespeare, whose Shylock asks, “What news on the Rialto?” in The Merchant of Venice. […]

  • What to do in Santa Croce, Venice

    Venice

    What to do in Santa Croce, Venice

    As you’ll know if you read our recent post on the ‘Sestieri’, Santa Croce, Venice is one of the six districts that make up this unique city. If you arrive in Venice by bus, you’ll get off in the Santa Croce district at the city’s Piazzale Roma bus terminal. If you’re hoping to get a […]

  • Travel with dogs in Croatia: is Croatia Dog Friendly?

    Venice

    Travel with dogs in Croatia: is Croatia Dog Friendly?

    Nobody likes to leave their beloved pet at home while they go on holiday, so why not take your dog with you? If you’re hopping on the Venice – Croatia ferry, there’s no reason why your best friend can’t join you for the adventure. Here are some things to think about if you’re planning on […]

  • Jewish Quarter, Venice: All About the Ghetto

    Venice

    Jewish Quarter, Venice: All About the Ghetto

    Head to the Cannaregio district and you’ll find an interesting slice of Venetian history: the city’s Jewish Quarter, known as the Ghetto. Between the 16th and 19th centuries, Venice’s Jewish population had to live in this area of the city, where the large number of people meant the buildings had to be taller to fit […]

  • The Sestieri: the Six Venice Areas

    Venice

    The Sestieri: the Six Venice Areas

    Other cities have ‘quarters’, but in Venice, areas of the city are known as “sestieri”. So how many districts does Venice have, and what are the main things to do in each one? Here’s a quick lowdown on the six districts of Venice. 1. San Marco As the name of this district suggests, San Marco […]

  • How to go kayaking in Venice

    Experiences, Venice

    How to go kayaking in Venice

    Venice is a city built on water, so exploring its atmospheric canals from the perspective of a boat is a must. But can you kayak in the Venice canals? Although the city has recently implemented a ban on kayaking, there are still some parts of Venice’s intricate system of canals where you can enjoy this […]