World at a Glance: Trippy Trogir (Day out Split)

Croatia's Dalmatian coast is a treasure trove of quaint little villages, many within an hour or two from the hub, Split. Closest of all is perhaps Trogir, just half an hour away. Trogir is on an island, connected to the mainland by little bridges, and is [...]

2018-11-16T12:59:31+00:0011 November 2018|Croatia, Daytrip, UNESCO World Heritage|

Day Out Split: Hvar Island and Stari Grad

My little quest to see world heritage - places that deserve special protection for future generations - has provided some truly amazing experiences I’d never even have considered otherwise. 10 days ago, I was in central Croatia to explore four of them. However, I seemed [...]

2018-09-14T17:55:30+00:004 September 2018|Croatia, Daytrip, Islands, UNESCO World Heritage|

Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb

A short post today. Just a note, really: One of the striking features of Croatia's capital city is this bright and cheerful building on Marshal Tito Square in Zagreb's Lower Town. This is one of five branches of the Croatian National Theatre, known as HNK [...]

2015-10-04T23:18:02+00:0026 June 2014|Art and architecture, Croatia|

Travel photo: Dubrovnik old town

Imagine throwing open your bedroom window and seeing this view. That's what we did (or rather, I did - the kids were usually asleep), every morning for an entire week. It's been a few years now, nearly nine, actually. Gosh. We stayed in the fabulous [...]

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