The wonders of continental Croatia

A field of hay stacks under a stormy sky taken from a moving car

There is more to Croatia than just the gorgeous coast with clear sea and old Roman ruins. How to get off the beaten path and explore the wonders and hidden gems of continental Croatia? Start here

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The streets of King’s Landing, Dubrovnik – should you visit?

Photo of Dubrovnik dock and fortification walls taken from a boat.

As if it wasn’t quite popular before, this gem of the Adriatic got even bigger after Weiss and Benioff made it King’s Landing for the massive HBO hit that is Game of Thrones. Everyone wanted to walk the walls and gardens where so many plots were concocted and so many people sentenced to die (Valar Morghulis).

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Winter Wonderland at Plitvice Lakes

Aerial view of the foaming water passing through natural obstacles making the famous waterfalls.

We had only been out of the car for about 20 minutes and I was already so grateful for my big, soft scarf. The winding path led downwards, rays of sunlight pushing through the bare branches leaving shadows playing under our feet. At the bottom, the path continued next to clear turquoise water leading us to the picture point under Veliki Slap.

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39 days of travelling through Croatia

Our mascot sitting on a tree. Behind him is the almost white beach and the sea.

We have visited locations from Istra all the way down to the famous Dubrovnik. I myself had time to go to the capital, travel a bit around my home town and venture into Slavonija and Podravina.

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Summer of mindfulness in Croatia

The blue sky over the blue Adriatic as seen in Peroj

Being unemployed during summer is the best time for it when your homeland is Croatia, probably the most desirable holiday spot in the last couple of years.

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