Our next stop was Siracusa, known for its architecture and ancient ruins, and as the birthplace of Archimedes. The old town is on an island called Ortigia, connected by a bridge that makes it seem […]
We started our way around Sicily after crossing over from mainland Italy with a quick no-fuss ferry to Messina. Although I had done a short visit years ago, I hadn’t quite realised how much this […]
Part of the reason for our eventful Adriatic Sea crossing was that we had booked a few days in a kids-friendly hotel in Apulia, which we didn’t want to miss. The transition from camper life […]
We woke up in Dubrovnik on our last day in Croatia. The plan was simple: Lounge through the morning, do some last sightseeing and leisurely catch the 8pm ferry to Italy.
We peppered our trip through Croatia with stops in a few of its coastal cities: Zadar, Trogir, Split and Dubrovnik. One thing they all have in common is how well kept their old towns are, giving you a proper medieval feel as you walk through their grand walls, iron doors and tiny meandering alleyways.
After hanging out in Istria for a week we ventured inland for a few days to see Plitvice National Park, which is one of those places that comes up on most must-see lists of Croatia. And with good reason.
Our month-long stay in Croatia can roughly be divided into three activities: Hanging out by the coast/beach, visiting a few national parks and experiencing the cities. The previous blog entry on Istria already showed some […]