Category Archives: Croatia

A Visit to the Croatian Island of Brac

Standing on the deck watching the port fade into the distance… The cool ocean breeze melts away any worries you could possibly have as you get underway. Visiting an island totally changes your state of mind. You find yourself taking … Continue reading

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Croatian Sights: Diocletian’s Palace

If you’re in Split you simply cannot miss it. The structure: a fortress of ancient marble quarried locally in the 4th century AD to serve as a retirement home for a Roman emperor. Today Diocletian’s Palace is in and out … Continue reading

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Croatian Sights: Roman Ruins of Salona

Yesterday in the Roman Empire the city was named Salona. Today in Croatia the city is named Solin. Salona was once the capital of the Dalmatian province of Rome and the birthplace of the emperor Diocletian. You can still find … Continue reading

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Croatian Sights: Froggyland

Of all the museums to choose from in a city, I insisted on Froggyland [Kralja Tomislava 5, Split, Croatia]. Everyday I would tell my companion after long weary hours of exploration, let’s go to Froggyland and at last – she … Continue reading

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Croatia’s Krka National Park

Lush rushing turquoise water culminating into magnificent falls! You cannot miss a trip to Krka National Park [Trg Ivana Pavla II. br. 5, Sibenik 22001] during your visit to Croatia. If you are staying in Split as we did, it … Continue reading

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Best of Croatian Parks: Marjan

Sandwiched between the city and the sea you will find a forest haven away from it all that Croatians have been flocking to since the 3rd century. It is oft called the ‘lungs of Split,’ and what a lucky city … Continue reading

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Croatia’s Bacvice beach

If you love to swim, sun, and have fun – you can’t beat the action-packed scene at Bacvice beach [Bregovita ul. 11, 21000, Split, Croatia] in Split. Bacvice definitely isn’t a quiet secluded beach. It’s walking distance from downtown Split, … Continue reading

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