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Luxury Travel Guide to Hvar

Luxury Travel Guide to Hvar

Croatia is a rising star in the world of luxury travel destinations, with more and more people discovering the beauty and charm of the country and its cities. Hvar Island is fast becoming the next great attraction in Croatia. What was once a small sleepy fishing village has now become the newest Riviera with super yachts and catamarans mooring along the Hvar harbour side by side with the traditional local fishing boats. The Dalmatian Coast is now drawing the “jet-set” crowd to its shores and to its renowned beach clubs. Aside from bathing in the crystal clear waters of the Adriatic and sipping cocktails at one of the stunning Hvar beach clubs, there are plenty of options for elite travellers on this gorgeous island. Here, you can visit the pristine Pakleni Islands, swim in the azure waters, walk through aromatic lavender fields, dine on the freshest seafood or savour the…
Where to stay in Split

Where to stay in Split

As Croatia tourism grows, so does the popularity of the Dalmation Coast and the city of Split, Croatia. Unlike Dubrovnik, which is quite small and mostly for tourists, Split is an actual city with residential areas in addition to the tourist areas. There are many unique neighbourhoods in Split, so it can be difficult to determine the best area for tourists and the best Split hotels. With this article, we help you find the best places to stay in Split, Croatia, including the best Split accommodation for every budget. We will cover off all types of Split accommodation options from Hostels to luxury Split hotels as well as how to decide where to stay in Split, the best Split hotels, best places in Split to visit, the best places to stay in Split, hotels near Split attractions, Split neighborhood guide and many more. Airbnb is also a great option for…
Luxury Travel Guide to Dubrovnik

Luxury Travel Guide to Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik is the most popular destination for tourists in Croatia due to its incredible historic walled cities and stunning coastline which will look familiar to you, appearing as a backdrop to Star Wars: The Last Jedi and most importantly, the Game of Thrones series which truly propelled Dubrovnik to international recognition. The shimmering azure blue of the Adriatic sea laps gently at beaches lined with rows of historic buildings, transporting you to the Middle Ages with red-tiled roofs and whitewashed stone walls that make up the buildings of the old city.  The city is truly magical with a Mediterranean feel in the clear blue skies and azure seas the surround it. Despite having a medieval city centre where walking the cities will transport you to a distant past, the city is vibrant, young and boasts a dynamic fine-dining scene and nightlife. Elite travellers looking for culture and cuisine will have…
15 Things to do in Hvar - That People Actually Do!

15 Things to do in Hvar – That People Actually Do!

Hvar is a remarkable island off the Dalmatian coast of Croatia. The 13th-century walls and Renaissance vibes of the main port town create a superb base for island hopping around the Adriatic Sea. Seeking to escape the dreary Southern Hemisphere winter and spend some time in a summer paradise? With a Mediterranean climate, Hvar is absolutely perfect for a relaxing beach getaway or a lively party weekend. After an hour-and-a-half journey from Split Airport, you’ll be ready to chill out and leave all your daily worries behind. Excited to explore Hvar? To help you get started on your planning, here are 15 things to do in Hvar, Croatia. Plan your trip to Croatia Need data for your trip to Croatia? We use Tep Wireless which offers unlimited data for $8 per day. Travelling King readers can get 10% off using the discount code TRAVELLINGKING on check out. Don't forget to…
Where to stay in Hvar

Where to stay in Hvar

Travelers planning a holiday on Hvar Island Croatia are in for a treat! This summer resort island in the Adriatic Sea offers opportunities for outdoor adventure and plenty of ways to relax and enjoy the scenic beauty as well. After a few hours’ ferry trip, you leave the mainland behind and join “island time” in Croatia. The most difficult part of your vacation may be choosing the best place to stay in Hvar, as there are so many options for Hvar accommodation to choose from. Using our guide to Hvar, we can help you choose the best area for tourists, and recommend Hvar hotels for every budget on this UNESCO World Heritage island.  We will cover off all types of Hvar accommodation options from Hostels to luxury Hvar hotels as well as how to decide where to stay in Hvar, the best Hvar hotels, best places in Hvar to visit,…
Where to stay in Dubrovnik

Where to stay in Dubrovnik

Known as the “Pearl of the Adriatic Sea,” Dubrovnik is one of the most beautiful and appealing destinations in the Mediterranean region. Whether you love city breaks, beach escapes, or are a history buff about Europe’s former days, Dubrovnik brings them all together in a charming way that will satisfy any traveller. Located in the extreme South of Croatia, Dubrovnik stands boldly as one of the world’s most magnificent walled cities facing the calm blue waters of the Adriatic Sea. Once the capital of the wealthy sea-faring Republic of Ragusa, the city has reclaimed the essence of its former glory as it is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most up-market tourist destinations of the Mediterranean. Packed full of history and architecture, Dubrovnik enchants many with its stunning Old Town, encircled with massive stone walls from the 16th century. Not only is this town charming because…
Where to stay in Zadar

Where to stay in Zadar

The word is out on Croatia as an amazing destination. While travelers flock to the Dalmatian Coast and cram into the street of Dubrovnik, Croatia’s oldest city, Zadar, remains somewhat off the beaten tourist path. Zadar is not entirely exempt from tourism, however, as there are many Zadar hotels to choose from when you are figuring out where to stay in Zadar. Using our guide to the different choices around town, you can find the best places to stay in Zadar, Croatia. We will cover off all types of Zadar accommodation options from Hostels to luxury Zadar hotels as well as how to decide where to stay in Zadar, the best Zadar hotels, best places in Zadar to visit, the best places to stay in Zadar, hotels near Zadar attractions, Zadar neighborhood guide and many more. Airbnb is also a great option for short or long stays. Plan your trip…
8 Day Itinerary for Croatia with Traverse Journeys!

8 Day Itinerary for Croatia with Traverse Journeys!

Home to Dubrovnik referred to as “The Pearl of the Adriatic”, filled with historical sites from the era of the Roman Empire and known for its exquisite cuisine and growing wine industry, Croatia is a popular travel destination attracting more and more international tourists every year. The country is geographically diverse, and it is a perfect destination for both the active traveller and visitors seeking a tranquil getaway. In our 8 Day Itinerary for Croatia, we have gathered it all - there will be recommendations for things to do and see, places to explore but also tips about where and what to eat, and where to wind down or simply enjoy the picturesque Croatian sunsets. Of course you can do this trip on your own, however, take it from me it's easier to let Traverse Journeys take the reins and organize everything from hotels, transfers and tours for you -…
Where to Stay in Zagreb, Croatia

Where to Stay in Zagreb, Croatia

Croatia’s capital city of Zagreb is a hidden gem of Europe. Zagreb has amazing food, interesting architecture, and lots of culture. Every season is celebrated in Zagreb, from summer festivals to Christmas markets. Zagreb has a public transportation system that includes trams that are affordable and easy to use, so no matter where you stay in Zagreb, you should be able to get to some of the best neighborhoods in Zagreb. There are many cool places to stay in Zagreb, from Zagreb apartments to hotels and hostels. No matter your budget or travel style, we’ve rounded up some of the Zagreb neighborhoods to help you decide where to stay in Zagreb. We will cover off all types of Zagreb accommodation options from Hostels to luxury Zagreb hotels as well as how to decide where to stay in Zagreb, the best Zagreb hotels, best places in Zagreb to visit, the best…
The Ultimate Travel Guide to Hvar

The Ultimate Travel Guide to Hvar

With its perfect location on the Adriatic Sea, and it’s beautifully warm Mediterranean climate, Croatia is fast becoming one of the most popular travel destinations in Europe, and it’s in no small part thanks to its many islands, including Hvar. Hvar Island is found just a short ferry ride away from the mainland, close to the city of Split, and it’s a place that’s a true microcosm of everything that’s made Croatia such an iconic European travel destination. On Hvar, you can find the oldest towns in Croatia, where ramshackle medieval streets are watched over by the imposing walls and towers of fortresses built by the Venetians. Surrounding the island, you can find pristine, turquoise waters, and endless snorkelling and island hopping opportunities. It’s one of Croatia's best summer getaways, and to inspire your trip, here’s our ultimate travel guide to Hvar. This ultimate travel guide to Hvar will show…