Top 5 Tips Plitvice National Park Croatia

Top 5 Tips Plitvice National Park Croatia   1. Plan your trip in the fall.  In the spring, the trees are bare, its cold in the winter, and the crowds in the summer will seriously limit your mobility, causing you to only see a small fraction of the park.  In the fall, the weather is cooler, crowds are decreased, and … Continue reading

Plitvice National Park Croatia

Written by Nancy. Plitvice National Park Croatia Absolutely stunning.  Many years ago I came across a photo of Plitvice and was completely smitten.  Since then it has been on my travel wish list and it was thrilling to visit in person. Plitvice National Park is located in the mountains and so it is pretty crisp in September.  By mid day … Continue reading

Roman Amphitheater in Pula Croatia

Written by Nancy. The Roman Amphitheater in Pula Croatia   A must see stop when in Istria. The Istrian Peninsula is full of evidence and influence from its history under Venetian rule.  The Roman Amphitheater Pula Croatia is like a mini Colosseum. View of the Amphitheater from the harbor parking area.  You can also see the bell tower off to … Continue reading

Dinner in Bale, Croatia

Written by Nancy. Dinner in Bale, Croatia There are many benefits to traveling in the off season.  One of the latest benefits that we have enjoyed, is the gift of a free dinner after spending a week at our campground.  We also got a free night’s stay. But, this is all about dinner!  We ate at Konoba Bembo.   Dave … Continue reading

Beach time at San Polo Camping, Croatia

Beach time at San Polo Camping, Croatia We love everything about the beach, and are fortunate to be camped close enough to see and hear the waves.  Even though the weather is starting to get cooler, we still try to get to the beach at least for a while each day. The beach here is all rock, but that just … Continue reading

Figgin Out!

Eating fresh figs in Croatia Late summer is fig season.  Fig trees thrive in warmer climates.  I have read that some varieties of figs are very sweet, however, the figs that we ate were very mild. We love eating fresh local organic produce wherever we go.  We have enjoyed lots of apples, pears, peaches, nectarines, and figs while in Croatia. … Continue reading

Boat tour around Rovinj, Croatia

Written by Nancy. Boat tour around Rovinj, Croatia Boat tours are really not my thing.  I am not a fan of being sea sick.  But we got an offer we couldn’t refuse.  The boat toured through some of the islands of Rovinj, included lunch and snacks, several swimming stops, and Pirate Cave. The view of Rovinj from the sea is … Continue reading

Camping San Polo in Bale, Croatia

We love camping by the Sea!  At San Polo in Bale, Croatia, we are camping only about 50 meters from the sea.  Ahhh, this is living! I love this photo, (above)  I can practically feel the warmth of the sun on my skin.  By the way, the beach here is clothing optional!  This really adds to the feeling of freedom. … Continue reading

Book 3 in the European Travel Series is Available NOW!

I am happy to announce the release of: My Superhero (European Travel Series 3)   Available NOW.  Also, it isfree until midnight Monday, Sept. 9th.  So click on the cover photo below for a direct link to get your free copy TODAY! My Superhero is about a little boy who wants to be a superhero.  In this book, the family … Continue reading

Tandem Paragliding Croatia

Taking to the sky Written by Dave:  During our travels, we are learning to seize on opportunities as they arise.  So when we learned about tandem paragliding, we decided it had to be tried.  I have always had an interest in trying paragliding, and it seemed logical that a tandem trip would be the best way to start.  It made … Continue reading