This website is an archive from 2016

This site was actively maintained from 2006 to 2016. Since then I have kept it online for historical interest, but have made no further updates. Much of the information in these pages is now incorrect or obsolete.

Croatia | A Closer Look


Inland Croatia

Although Croatia's coast attracts most of the attention its contrasting inland regions have plenty to see, ranging from the Central European architecture of Zagreb and Varaždin to the tranquil beauty of Plitvice Lakes, and activities such as hiking in the Samobor hills or birdwatching in Slavonia.

View of Dubrovnik from the Lokrum Ferry


Dubrovnik is one of the most famous tourist attractions in the Balkans, and with good reason. Although you could see the main sights in a day, it's worth lingering for longer: this article explains why.

View of Rovinj from St Euphemia

Six Adriatic Towns

Choose your favourite port of call on the Adriatic mainland from Rovinj, Pula, Zadar, Šibenik, Trogir, and Split.

Zlatni Rat, near Bol, Brac Island

Autumn in Bol

The village of Bol on Brač Island boasts one of Croatia's most photographed beaches, but is it worth visiting when the summer crowds have gone?

How to travel from Croatia to Greece (and vice versa)

A whole page devoted to the single most common question asked by visitors to this site: what is the best way to get from Croatia to Greece?