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  • Krk, Croatia: a Tourist Guide to the Island

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    Krk, Croatia: a Tourist Guide to the Island

    It’s the biggest island in the Adriatic, and the most visited, but the chances are you might not have heard of Krk, Croatia’s most diverse and accessible island. It’s the northernmost island in the Adriatic, and it’s connected to the mainland by a bridge, making it incredibly easy to get to when you’re on holiday […]

  • Venice: Get around a city built on water

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    Venice: Get around a city built on water

    How do you get around in a city with no cars? Whether you’re on a day trip in Venice or you’re here for a few days, you might be wondering how to navigate Venice. It’s easy: when you’re in Venice, get around by one of these three options… Vaporetto Water buses in Venice are called […]

  • Venice tourist traps: how to avoid getting caught

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    Venice tourist traps: how to avoid getting caught

    Venice is one of the world’s most beautiful cities, so it’s little wonder that tourists flock there in their droves to experience it for themselves. But what are the biggest tourist traps in Venice, and how can you avoid getting caught in them? We’ve already told you about what not to do in Venice, but […]

  • Here’s why you should plan a Venice honeymoon

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    Here’s why you should plan a Venice honeymoon

    Celebrated as one of the most romantic honeymoon spots in Europe, if not the world, Venice – the City of Love – makes the perfect place to stay on your first holiday as newlyweds. But what is there to do in Venice for honeymoon couples? Things to do on a Venice honeymoon There are so […]

  • Redentore, Venice 2019: the most popular festival in town

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    Redentore, Venice 2019: the most popular festival in town

    The event Venice is most famous for may be the Carnival, but there’s another festival that looms large in the Venetian calendar, and that’s the Festa del Redentore, meaning ‘Feast of the Redeemer’. Held on the third weekend of July – this year, the dates are the 20th and 21st – this exciting event has […]

  • Castello, Venice: what to see and do in the city’s least known district

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    Castello, Venice: what to see and do in the city’s least known district

    The Castello area of Venice may not be the city’s best known district (sestiere), but it is the largest, and there’s plenty here to make it worth a visit. Even better, because it’s not so well known, it’s a place where you can enjoy a quieter side of Venice, away from the hustle and bustle […]

  • Wine, Croatia: the best wines to try

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    Wine, Croatia: the best wines to try

    For any wine-lover, one of the best things about visiting a new country is the opportunity to try the local food and wine. When it comes to wine, Croatia has lots on offer for you to sample, so today we’re introducing you to some of our favourite wines and vineyards for you to experience when […]

  • Rabac, Croatia: The best things to see and do

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    Rabac, Croatia: The best things to see and do

    White pebbly beaches, a mountainous backdrop, and the incredible blue of the Adriatic: it’s not hard to see why the small resort town of Rabac on the Istrian coast is so popular with holidaymakers. If you’re lucky enough to be visiting this summer and want a few pointers for your itinerary, keep reading to find […]

  • Fort Lovrijenac, Dubrovnik: The Real ‘Red Keep’ in Game of Thrones

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    Fort Lovrijenac, Dubrovnik: The Real ‘Red Keep’ in Game of Thrones

    While you might think you haven’t heard of Fort Lovrijenac, Game of Thrones fans will be familiar with this imposing castle because it appears on screen as the Red Keep in this incredibly popular fantasy series. Let’s find out more about its history and how you can visit this mighty monument. Fort Lovrijenac: Game of […]

  • Istria bike routes: the best tours you can do by bike in Istria

    Croatia, Experiences

    Istria bike routes: the best tours you can do by bike in Istria

    Cycling is one of the best ways of exploring a new place. It’s a quiet mode of transport, so you can enjoy the sounds of nature and look out for wildlife that often won’t hear you coming. You can chatter away with your cycling companion and stop for picnics en route. And, if you’re on […]