We’ve just finished a week sailing around Croatia with MedSailors, a sailing company owned by 3 Kiwis who run group sailing holidays around Croatia, Turkey and Greece for 20-35 year olds! It was our first experience sailing and I’m happy to say it was one of the most incredible weeks travelling we’ve had in all our years of traipsing around the world. As an Aussie I gravitate towards the sunshine, salt, sand and sea and after two years in the UK I was in serious…

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Nautika Restaurant lies on the very edge of the sea at Pile, alongside the western entrance to Dubrovnik’s Old City and during our time in this incredible city we were lucky enough to experience Dubrovnik’s finest and most romantic restaurant. From Nautika’s unique terraces we had an unforgettable view of the Adriatic, Lovrijenac and Bokar fortresses and the city walls. The restaurant’s chef, Mario Bunda, leads a team whose varied, delicious offerings include lobster from the Dalmatian island of Vis, delicacies from the local waters and…

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Regular readers will know that whilst we love indulging in luxury hotels whilst we travel we also love staying in apartments during longer trips. We’ve been on the road for just over two months now and whilst we wouldn’t change a thing, we still find that we have the occasional craving for normality. We love the freedom, privacy and independence that apartments offer and we particularly love that we can cook for ourselves which not only saves money but means we can get some much…

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When George Bernard Shaw first visited the magical city of Dubrovnik he said “those who seek paradise on Earth should come to Dubrovnik” as well as famously describing it as “the pearl of the Adriatic”. Dubrovnik is an incredible city located in southern Croatia which is known for its beautiful, well-preserved Old Town which is encircled by massive stone walls and which became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1979. Dubrovnik has particularly risen into the spotlight in recent years due to the fact it…

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Touring by kayak gives you an intimate view of the stunning, dramatic Dalmatian coastline and its many islands! During our recent visit to beautiful Dubrovnik we booked a kayak tour with Adriatic Kayak ToursĀ in order to escape the crowds in the city and explore the gorgeous nearby Elafiti Islands. We had an incredible day exploring Lopud and Sipan Islands by kayak which allowed us to see a great deal in a single day! In addition to our amazing sea kayaking experience we also visited a…

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