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Motovun, Croatia

During our day trip to the Istrian peninsula last week, we visited Motovun on our way back from Poreč.   Motovun is located inland on the peninsula. The town is built up on a hill, surrounded by a lovely expansive ... [Read more]

Poreč, Croatia

Last week, Miloš and I decided to take a day trip to Croatia’s Istrian peninsula, not far from his home town of Crikvenica.  We decided on Poreč, a lovely town by the seaside, and then Motovun, a medieval village built ... [Read more]

Day trip to Rovinj, Croatia

Due to the weather forecast of warm temps and rain, my birthday day trip back in January ended up being a little journey to Rovinj on Croatia’s Istrian peninsula.  (Originally it was to be Plitvice Lakes in the snow, but ... [Read more]

Plitvice Lakes in January – A Wintery Fairyland!

Plitvice Lakes in January: A Wintery Fairyland! A few days ago, Miloš and I went to Plitvice Lakes National Park.  If you recall, we visited Plitvice last year on a particularly warm day in late March.  (CLICK HERE TO READ ... [Read more]

Jen at sunset on Kačjak peninsula, Crikvenica, Croatia

Crikvenica, Croatia: A Sunset Walk to Kačjak Peninsula

With the caroling season post-work all done for now, I’m back in Europe – in Croatia with Miloš!   I arrived on Thursday, and got a wonderful surprise at the airport. You see, Miloš had told me he wasn’t going ... [Read more]

Milos in the sea in Crikvenica, Croatia

Crikvenica, Croatia: Of Sea and Sky

This past week, Miloš and I were back in his hometown of Crikvenica, Croatia. This year, he got a second vacation from the ship, and albeit his break was shorter this time, we took advantage of the late summer break ... [Read more]

New dining reviews for Makarska, Croatia

Last month was our second summer in a row visiting Makarska, further down the Croatian coast in the region of Dalmatia.   Back in the summer of last year, I wrote a post just about our dining experiences in Makarska and ... [Read more]

July 2014 – Croatia photo highlights

Hi all! As promised, I’m putting together some photos from our time in Croatia earlier this month.  We spent time in Miloš’ hometown of Crikvenica, plus we headed down to Makarska again.  (Including a day trip to Brela, just north ... [Read more]

Dining in Crikvenica and Selce, Croatia

Restaurants in Crikvenica and Selce                               **Updated for summer 2019** **For ideas on what to order at a restaurant in Croatia, check out our dining video on ... [Read more]

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