Alternative Budget European City Breaks!

Letter 130 Lost on where to next visit in Europe? I'd like to offer my input of some of my favourite European cities that suit a student budget! I've not been to a huge amount of countries in Europe, but those I have been to I've travelled well so I hope my insight will help! … Continue reading Alternative Budget European City Breaks!

Complete Croatia Itinerary and Costs Revealed!

Letter 123 After spending just over 3 weeks of my summer travelling around Croatia, visiting 10 different places, I feel I can shed some light on how much Croatia will set you back. From accommodation to travel and activities to food, I've got you covered!   TOTAL SPENT: £810.76   Brief Summary Average per week … Continue reading Complete Croatia Itinerary and Costs Revealed!

The many highs and few lows of Dubrovnik

Letter 110 Finally made it to my last stop in Croatia. 3 weeks in the country culminated with this remarkable city and it was actually a pretty perfect end to this part of my trip. Dubrovnik was big, beautiful and busy. The old town is something special with yet more cobbled steep streets, stone buildings … Continue reading The many highs and few lows of Dubrovnik

Island escapes: Brač and Korčula

Letter 108 Island hopping on an organised sail trip is very popular in Croatia, but you can also do it on your own. As I was pushed for time at the end of my stint in Croatia I went from Split to Brač and then over to Korčula before Dubrovnik. I liked this little route however I … Continue reading Island escapes: Brač and Korčula

Krka or Plitvice?

Letter 106 The two main national parks in Croatia are Krka, known primarily for the giant waterfall you can swim in, and Plitvice, known for the bright blue lakes and winding footpaths. As I've now visited both, I thought I'd weigh in on the subject. I've already written about Plitvice here, so this will mainly … Continue reading Krka or Plitvice?

The most underrated Croatian city: Šibenik

Letter 105 A city steeped on the banks of the Adriatic overlooking nearby islands, featuring four fortresses, many churches, a maze of cobbles and spellbinding sunsets - and yet hardly anyone visits. Šibenik is located about halfway between Zadar and Split and only a short drive away from Skradin and the entrance to the Krka National … Continue reading The most underrated Croatian city: Šibenik

Zadar: hiking to an abandoned fortress

Letter 104 Zadar was the Croatian city I was most looking forward to visiting - and it didn't disappoint. The fantastic hostel I stayed in, people I met and things I did made those 4 days some of the best of my trip. So allow me to tell you about Zadar! The Old Town Like … Continue reading Zadar: hiking to an abandoned fortress