Why Istria? It’s Like Italy Before Tourism Took Over!

Ah, Istria! All the feels of Tuscany with fewer crowds and less damage to your wallet. What’s not to love? In fact, don’t tell Italy, but you may even find yourself preferring this Croatian gem.

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How to Experience Plitvice Lakes without Crowds

What’s one thing that can mar the best natural wonders of the world? Crowds! Plitvice Lakes National Park is the oldest and largest national park in Croatia. It’s also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. As such, it gets many visitors – especially during the summer months. Today I’m sharing a few tricks to help you enjoy this wonder of nature in relative solitude.

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Top 10 of the Dalmatian Coast

We spent the first week of our recent Best of the Balkans trip exploring the Dalmatian Coast, a stunningly scenic region of southern Croatia. In today’s post, I’m sharing the Top 10 experiences you’ll want to check out when visiting this area.

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