Does Croatia rhyme with nature?

I've been down the rabbit hole of old photos recently. Have you visited such a rabbit hole? It's a delightful journey through Croatia and Tunisia and Japan and eastern Australia and a million other places, in my case, and although it's time-consuming to get lost in all these memories it's also … [Read more...]

Armchair travel: One for families, one for escapees (to Prague or elsewhere!)

My month of armchair travel is coming to a close and it's been so fun, as part of celebrating the blog's 10th birthday, to spend a few weeks immersing myself in some new books about travelling - not quite as good as actually travelling, but certainly a lot cheaper! In this final post of the series, … [Read more...]

The turning point of the Zagreb bus station

A bit over seven years ago, I was holidaying in Dubrovnik with my then boyfriend; at least, I was until I decided he shouldn't be my boyfriend any more. That's not really a story for a travel blog, but the consequence was that I decided to leave beautiful Dubrovnik the next day and head back to my … [Read more...]

Sleeping on an air mattress in Croatia

I'm not a rugged outdoors adventure type, but that doesn't mean I don't enjoying camping. I do! I have! I'm a total convert to tenting it! Okay, a total convert might be stretching the truth, I am by no means someone who grabs their tent at the first opportunity but I have had several great … [Read more...]

My 7 links: Re-imagining old posts thanks to TripBase

A travel blogging friend of mine, Sophie, has just nominated me (thank you!) to take part in the My 7 Links endeavour from TripBase, which means, in plain English, that I get to tell you about seven blog posts of mine that are a bit special for various reasons. So, without further ado, sit back … [Read more...]

Plitvice, Croatia: My favourite national park. Ever.

Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia I'm a big fan of national parks or basically any natural place when I travel. Give me a reasonably-sized city to live in, but when I'm travelling, I want lots of green and lots of blue. Now, I know this is a big call, considering there are thousands of … [Read more...]