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  • When is the best time to visit Croatia?

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    When is the best time to visit Croatia?

    Thinking about taking a holiday, but not sure when to go? Here are some of the things to think about when you’re deciding on the best time to visit Croatia. Weather Like other European countries, Croatia has hot summers, cold winters and mild seasons in between. Temperatures in summer can climb into the forties in […]

  • 5 things NOT to do in Venice

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    5 things NOT to do in Venice

    Visit St Mark’s Square. Take a gondola ride. Buy a carnival mask. We all know what to do when we’re in Venice – but what about things to avoid? If you want to make sure you don’t fall into the classic tourist traps, here’s what not to do in Venice. 1) Swim the canals Quite […]

  • The best place to stay in Croatia for couples

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    The best place to stay in Croatia for couples

    Planning a loved up escape for two? Croatia is a great choice thanks to its beaches, culture and fantastic climate, but where is the best place to stay in Croatia for young couples? Keep reading for some romantic suggestions. 1. Dubrovnik Probably the best place to stay in Croatia for couples, Dubrovnik has all the […]

  • Is Venice sinking? When will it happen?

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    Is Venice sinking? When will it happen?

    Venice’s waterways are what makes it such a unique and romantic place, but does a watery fate lie in store for this enchanting city? And if so, when will Venice sink? Acqua alta If you’re familiar with Venice you’ll probably already be aware of the ‘acqua alta’, or ‘high water’, which affects the city numerous […]

  • Croatian cuisine: what to eat when you’re in Croatia

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    Croatian cuisine: what to eat when you’re in Croatia

    One of the best things about exploring a new country is getting to know its national dishes, and whether you’re a foodie or not you’ll love what’s on offer in Croatia. If you’re wondering which traditional Croatian food you should sample when you’re on holiday, here are some of our favourites to tempt your tastebuds.. […]

  • Should you stay in Mestre or Venice?

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    Should you stay in Mestre or Venice?

    If you’ve never heard of Mestre before, it’s hardly surprising. This unprepossessing town on the Italian mainland isn’t exactly well-known in comparison with the celebrated Venetian islands of the neighbouring lagoon, connected to Mestre by a long bridge. If you’re thinking of staying in Mestre to visit Venice, here are some things to think about […]

  • 5 Things To Do and Where To Eat in Cannaregio, Venice

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    5 Things To Do and Where To Eat in Cannaregio, Venice

    The largest quarter in Venice is known as Cannaregio, and you’ll find it between the Lagoon and the Grand Canal. The location of the Venetian Ghetto, it’s a wonderful place to explore some of Venice’s countless cultural treasures, and you’ll also find plenty of Venetian culinary delights in some of the best restaurants in Cannaregio. […]

  • What to do in Pula, Croatia: 5 Fantastic Ideas

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    What to do in Pula, Croatia: 5 Fantastic Ideas

    If you’re lucky enough to be heading to Croatia for your holiday this year, an essential port of call is the Istrian city of Pula. You’ll never run out of interesting things to see and do in this historic city, and to get you started, here are five of our favourite excursions in Pula, Croatia. […]

  • Top 6 Things to Do in Venice with Family

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    Top 6 Things to Do in Venice with Family

    It may be celebrated for being the perfect romantic destination for couples, but did you know that Venice is also a great place to take the kids? Here are our top suggestions for a Venice family holiday. 1. Tour the Grand Canal by Vaporetto Topping our list of things to do in Venice with family […]

  • The 5 Best Places to Snorkel in Croatia

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    The 5 Best Places to Snorkel in Croatia

    When it comes to snorkelling, Croatia is a submarine paradise. Crystal clear water, an abundance of marine creatures and even submerged ancient ruins make this the perfect place to snorkel, with no dangerous species such as sharks to worry about. If you’re heading to Croatia and fancy a spot of snorkelling, read on for our […]