Entries tagged: Croatia

Visit Classic Slovenia and Croatia

Visit Classic Slovenia and Croatia

When we think about it, we find ourselves with a very long list of reasons why Slovenia and Croatia are must-visits. Both are brimming with history, varied (and extremely beautiful) landscapes, and delicious fresh fruits of the sea and land. Our sample journey explores these classic Slovenia and Croatia highlights in distinct Ker & Downey style.

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Experience the Balkans' Heritage

Experience the Balkans’ Heritage

Experience the Balkans’ Heritage on our journey to Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Serbia. Immerse yourself in the rich cultures of these countries and learn how they were each once connected to the former Yugoslavian empire.

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Wine and Romance in Slovenia and Croatia

Wine and Romance in Slovenia and Croatia

Romantic cities, countryside, and flowing wine await in Slovenia and Croatia. We have paired these Eastern European countries on a wine and romance journey designed to give you a taste of all there is to see, do, and eat and drink, of course.

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Beautiful Balkans

Beautiful Balkans

The south-eastern region of Europe is so often overlooked by travelers searching for bigger cities and busy coasts. But the beautiful Balkans are a quiet corner ready to be explored by intrepid adventure-seekers wanting to experience a slice of Europe that isn’t frequently visited, but is no less lacking in interesting character and varied sights.

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The Top 10 Must-Dos in Croatia

The Top 10 Must-Dos in Croatia

Traveling to Croatia checks off so many of our European must-haves: sparkling coastlines, historic walled cities, and delicious food. But in case you need more reasons to travel to this Eastern European getaway, we present our top ten must-dos in Croatia (including more food).

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Top 10 Things to do in Lošinj

Top 10 Things to do in Lošinj

Traveling to Lošinj? Here’s our top ten things to do, as explored by wellness guru Mary Bemis.  1. Set Sail on one of Jadranka’s yachts and explore one or more of the many surrounding islands, including Ilovic, home to the casual, delicious Restaurant Dalmatinka with its seaside terrace. Swim in one of the many secluded coves along the way. If you’re lucky, you’ll see dolphins. 2. Smell the Herbs at The Garden of Fine Scents, a beautiful and well-tended garden boasting more than 250 native plants, plus 100 exotic species. Stop in at the little gift shop for a unique […]

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Retreat: Bellevue Hotel

Retreat: Bellevue Hotel

The five stars of the Bellevue Hotel in Lošinj shine on the island of vitality. By Mary Bemis As the twin-engine Beechcraft approached the Croatian island of Lošinj, my husband was wildly shooting photos out of the window. And for good reason—what lay beneath us was breathtaking. Here was the sparkling Adriatic Sea in all her glory, dotted with numerous small, forested islands that glimmered like natural gems. The striking, sunny combination of sea and greenery and sky made me forget all about my jetlag, and I felt energized. That feeling, as I was soon to discover, was not unusual. For […]

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