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Dubrovnik is located on the Adriatic Sea coast and is a major transportation hub for ferries to/from Italy , as well as domestic ferries. That , of course, aside from being an important travel destination in Croatia, known as the “Pearl of the Adriatic”. Korcula is the most populated island off the coast of Croatia, located close to Dubrovnik. It is known for the many cycling tracks which can be used year round (thanks to the mild weather). Quick summary The cheapest and easiest way to get between Dubrovnik and Korcula is the passenger ferry which sails two times a […]

Getting from Dubrovnik to Korcula


Dubrovnik is located on the Adriatic Sea coast and aside from being an important travel destination in Croatia , it’s also a major transportation hub for ferries to/from Italy , as well as domestic ferries. The island of Hvar and especially Hvar Town is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Adriatic Sea. During the summer season – May to September – the city gets very crowded and the prices spike. The beaches, the vineyards, the harbor along with the impressive fortifications make this town a pleasure to visit, regardless of what you want to do here. Passenger […]

Getting from Dubrovnik to Hvar


Dubrovnik , located on the Adriatic Sea coast, is one of the most well known tourist resorts in Croatia and Europe. Nick-named the “Pearl of the Adriatic” , Dubrovnik has been listed as a UNESCO site since 1979. It is a popular destination for those looking for a romantic place with a lot of history. Split was originally built around the Diocletian palace and even today you can still see the old Roman walls, squares and temples. Quick summary With no train connection between Split and Dubrovnik, the bus is the cheapest option to travel. But if you want to […]

Getting from Split to Dubvrovnik



Zagreb is the capital of Croatia , famous for its old city and cobble stones reminding tourists of Prague, Vienna or Budapest. It is also where you’ll most likely arrive if you come from other parts of the world (via a major European hub) or by train from other European cities. Dubrovnik is located on the Adriatic Sea coast and is one of the most well known tourist resorts in Croatia and Europe. Known as the “Pearl of the Adriatic” , the city has been listed as a UNESCO site since 1979. Quick summary There is not train connection between […]

Getting from Zagred to Dubrovnik


Zagreb is the capital of Croatia is well known for its charming medieval old town and cobblestone streets. The Upper and Lower Towns are worth your time as this is where you’ll find the tourist sights, the restaurants and the bars. Split is located in Central Dalmatia region of Croatia and was originally built around the Diocletian palace. The old Roman walls, squares and temples can still be visited today. Central Split can be easily explored on foot. Quick summary Train travel is not very used in Croatia but there are plenty of bus connections between Zagreb and Split. Bus […]

Getting from Zagreb to Split


Zagreb , located in Central Croatia, is the capital of the country known for its charming medieval old town and cobbled stones reminding visitors of Prague, Vienna or Budapest. And speaking of Central European capitals, it’s also very easy to travel from Zagreb to all of them, including Budapest. Quick summary Your best bet, if you are looking for a cheap way to get between Zagreb and Budapest is to travel by train. The travel time is more than 6 h but with no buses serving this route, there aren’t any cheap choices. Flights from Zagreb (airport code: ZAG) to […]

Getting from Zagreb to Budapest



Of the many things that inspire people to pack a bag and get out of town, breaking up with a long-time love is definitely among the major reasons. When the choices are to wallow in self-pity or get into unfamiliar surroundings to take your mind off of things, travelers often choose the latter. But are some places better destinations for the broken-hearted than others? Oh, yes. There’s no stopping the recently-de-coupled from going to Paris or Venice or Hawaii, and there’s a chance they could have a fantastic time. There’s also a distinct possibility that being surrounded on all sides […]

Post-Breakup Vacation Destinations: What about Croatia?


When planning your RTW trip, you need to have a budget. And that budget depends on what countries and cities you want to visit. In general, it is possible to visit more expensive destinations, if you combine them with cheaper places. Some of the European stops on an RTW trip should include: Croatia , Albania, Romania, the Czech Republic and Portugal. Of course, no one stops you from visiting Italy, but you have to take into account that it costs more to spend time there than in a less-expensive destination. And since traveling within European countries is affordable and easy, […]

Add Croatia to your RTW trip


When you’re making a tour of Mediterranean Europe, it makes sense to include both Croatia and Italy on your list. There are some similarities between the countries, especially when you’re comparing the Croatian coastline with Italy’s Adriatic coast, and if you’re already in Croatia then it’s absolutely worth it to get over to Italy for a little while. Croatia remains cheaper overall as a tourist destination than Italy, so if you’re traveling on a strict budget it’s a good idea to spend more time in Croatia – but there’s only one Rome in the world, right? There are many choices […]

From Croatia to Rome



Croatia has been on the tourist radar for some years, but despite the alluring pictures of stunning blue waters, beautiful beaches, and Roman ruins it still hasn’t been completely overrun by people visiting on a European tour. There’s every reason to include Croatia on your next trip to Europe – the great bargains being only one – that it’s frankly a little surprising that more travelers don’t visit Croatia each year. Of course, European vacationers have been enjoying Croatia’s gorgeous coastline for longer than it’s been called Croatia – this part of the world has been extremely popular as a […]

Croatia: Getting There is Half the Battle