Posts in Croatia
THE BEST OF DUBROVNIK

The UNESCO World Heritage Site of Dubrovnik truly is a fantasy land. The minute you walk through the grand medieval walls of Old Town a sense of awe encompasses you. It is like stepping back in time onto the pages of a historical book or onto the set of a movie, it almost doesn’t seem real that a city like this still exists today. Since the end of Croatia’s war for independence Dubrovnik became a hidden gem for tourists who had discovered its beautiful white limestone streets, baroque architecture and seaside culture. Now, Dubrovnik is one of the most popular tourist destinations with a mix of ‘Game of Thrones’ fans flocking to see their favourite TV show in real life and a cycle of young party goers sailing in and out every day.

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HVAR

A short ferry ride from Split, we discovered paradise – also known as Hvar Island. Its stunning tropical waters, sunshine and great nightlife are a draw card for young partygoers and the rich and famous alike. This town has the same charm and architecture of Split, but with a party island spirit at its heart and a touch of luxury.

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Croatia, TravelSam Reynolds
48 HOURS IN SPLIT

Across the Adriatic Sea and to the Balkan Peninsula, I find myself at my next stop: Split, Croatia. The city is the perfect contrast of beautiful old buildings made of white limestone and marble offset by crystal clear turquoise ocean and the dramatic mountain ranges that frame the outskirts of the city. A lively little city, which centres around an old town, it has the best of historical elements mixed with a little modernity and nightlife. Although Split was only a quick stop off for me, it is the perfect introduction to the Dalmatian way of life and culture.  Across the Adriatic Sea and to the Balkan Peninsula, I find myself at my next stop: Split, Croatia. 

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Croatia, TravelSam Reynolds