Croatia has become increasingly popular since Game of Thrones started. I was intrigued by Croatia long before I started watching GoT. Croatia has beautiful coastline, vibrant blue waters, and gorgeous waterfalls. While Dalmatia is the highlight for most, don’t skip Zagreb and other stops inland.

The Best Beaches in Dubrovnik

The Best Beaches in Dubrovnik

Click here for more from our Croatia vacation series! It’s no secret that Dubrovnik in the summer is HOT. Sightseeing in Old Town is a must, but it will undoubtedly make you want to jump into the clear blue waters of the Aegean for a break from the heat. When planning your itinerary, be sure… ...
The Perfect Dubrovnik Two Day Itinerary

The Perfect Dubrovnik Two Day Itinerary

Click here for more from our Croatia vacation series! Dubrovnik is usually at the top of everyone’s list on a trip to Croatia. This city on the Adriatic Sea may be small, but it’s one of the top tourist destinations on the Mediterranean. What makes Dubrovnik so appealing is its Old Town still protected by… ...
Hotel Review: Hilton Imperial Dubrovnik

Hotel Review: Hilton Imperial Dubrovnik

After a few days in Split, we took the ferry to our last stop of the trip, Dubrovnik. I was excited to stay at the Hilton Imperial Dubrovnik because of its location just outside of Dubrovnik’s Old Town near the entrance at the Pile Gate. The hotel was built as the Grand Hotel Imperial in… ...
Two Days in Split, Croatia: A Complete Itinerary

Two Days in Split, Croatia: A Complete Itinerary

Click here for more from our Croatia vacation series! Split was our second stop in Croatia after flying into Zagreb and visiting Plitvice Lakes. While we had two full days to explore, only part of our time was actually spent in Split itself. That’s because Split makes for a great home base for visiting the… ...
The Best Day Trip from Split: Blue Cave and Island Tour

The Best Day Trip from Split: Blue Cave and Island Tour

When visiting Croatia, I knew I wanted to visit some of the islands off the coast of Split, but I was afraid our trip wasn’t long enough to do so. While we didn’t have enough time to spend the night on an island like Hvar, a day trip to the islands ended up being even… ...
How to Visit Croatia’s Blue Cave from Split

How to Visit Croatia’s Blue Cave from Split

It wouldn’t be a trip to Croatia without spending some time on the water. If you find yourself with extra time in Split or Trogir, you shouldn’t think twice about booking a tour to Croatia’s Blue Cave. This waterlogged sea cave located on the island of BiĊĦevo is known for a trick of light that… ...
How to Spend an Afternoon in Trogir, Croatia

How to Spend an Afternoon in Trogir, Croatia

If you’re staying in Split and have a free afternoon, Trogir is a wonderful city to visit. You might forget where you are once you set foot in this historic town known for its Venetian architecture. While there aren’t a ton of sights to see in Trogir, it’s the perfect place to have a drink… ...
Top Things to Do in Split, Croatia

Top Things to Do in Split, Croatia

Split is a great jumping-off point for visiting Croatia’s many islands, but it’s worth setting aside some time to visit Split itself. While it’s Croatia’s second largest city, the tourist area isn’t huge. Make sure to give yourself about a day or so for sightseeing. Here are the top things to do in Split, Croatia.… ...
Zagreb to Split via Plitvice Lakes

Zagreb to Split via Plitvice Lakes

Plitvice Lakes is one of Croatia’s best-known landmarks. You can’t visit Croatia without stopping here! The only problem is, it’s not very close to any of the major cities. I toyed around with the idea of renting a car to drive from Zagreb to Split with a stop at Plitvice Lakes National Park. I didn’t… ...
An Afternoon in Zagreb, Croatia: A Half Day Itinerary

An Afternoon in Zagreb, Croatia: A Half Day Itinerary

Zagreb wasn’t originally on my itinerary for Croatia, but I’m glad it worked its way in! It ended up being easier to fly to Zagreb and visit Plitvice Lakes on our way to Split so that left us with an afternoon to explore. While you might be eager to start your Croatian vacation in Dubrovnik… ...
Hotel Review: Canopy by Hilton Zagreb City Centre

Hotel Review: Canopy by Hilton Zagreb City Centre

Zagreb wasn’t initially a stop on my Croatia itinerary. With less than a week to visit, I was eager to head to Split and Dubrovnik right away. I’m glad I was able to squeeze in one night in Zagreb. Staying at the Canopy by Hilton made the experience even more enjoyable. Here’s my review of… ...
Planning a Trip to Croatia Using Points and Miles

Planning a Trip to Croatia Using Points and Miles

Last summer, I found myself needing to spend some vacation days before changing jobs. Kind of like my Alaskan Cruise in 2017, I needed a plan fast and I needed someone to go with me! Luckily, my mom was available and gave me free rein of the itinerary. Here’s how I planned our trip to… ...