Summer is just a few months away, and you are likely starting to think about where you would like to spend your summer holiday. In Europe, travelers generally head to southern Europe which offers the warmest locations, plenty of sunshine, lots of swimming holes and amazing architecture and history. In the last decade, Croatia has […]

Every year has its ups and its downs, the highlights and the negatives from which we grow and learn or we can’t wait to do again. When traveling, these positives and negatives can make or break a vacation. With each trip you book,  you learn something new for the next holiday. No matter how we […]

On our road trip journey through Croatia, we decided that the perfect location to spend a night on our long drive back to Germany from Dubrovnik would be the capital of Croatia: Zagreb. Surprisingly, during my research about the city, I discovered that Zagreb has been the capital of Croatia only since 1991, however, it […]

Situated at the very southernmost tip of Croatia, sits the ancient city town of Dubrovnik which is still fortified by massive grey stone city walls. The stunning blue green waters of the Adriatic Sea hug its walls adding to the beauty of a place which seems more like a dream than a reality. It’s no […]

Set on a peninsula jutting into the Adriatic Sea, Split is the home to one of the largest and best preserved Roman palaces in the world. In 295 AD the Roman Emperor Diocletian ordered an enormous palace to be built here, where one day he intended to retire. Diocletian was an unlikely Emperor as he was born […]

Upon deciding which National park to visit, Plitvice Lakes or Krka, I could not possibly decide which one I wanted to visit the most. So we visited both. And for good reason: they are both stunningly beautiful. Located almost in the center of Croatia close to the coastline, stopping at Krka made the perfect afternoon […]

Zadar is one of Croatia’s many small town peninsulas that date back to the Roman era which hugs the coast of Dalmatia along the Adriatic Sea. Surprisingly, this little peninsula (and the surrounding modern town) is Croatia’s 5th largest town with a rich history and many historic buildings. The small peninsula town of Zadar has had a turbulent […]

There is a legend that has been passed down from generation to generation which states that there was once a Croatian Queen named Barbara who was so beautiful that her beauty consumed everything around her, therefore earning her the nickname the Black Queen. There was a devastating drought and the local people, animals and plants […]

 Every new city I travel, it is my goal to climb at least one tower or find a viewing platform in the form of a castle perched on a hill, hiking a mountain or taking a c able car to truly see the entire city from a birds eye view! Here is my list of […]