Croatia with Kids: Top Tips, Places to Visit, and More!

Walking the city walls of Dubrovnik is one of the best things to do in Croatia with kids

If you’re the kind of family that prefers ancient fortresses to amusement parks, waterfalls to shopping malls, and beaches to concrete jungles, then visiting Croatia with kids might just be the perfect holiday destination for you. The 12,000-kilometer Dalmatian Coast, with its 1200 offshore islands, offers a lifetime of exploration opportunities for outdoorsy families. Medieval, …

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Visiting Skradin, an Overlooked Croatian Gem

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The tiny village of Skradin in Croatia is the kind of place most travelers pass through to get somewhere else (in this case Krka National Park), but once they see it, they vow to someday return and stay. That’s the impression we picked up of Skradin while planning our family trip to Croatia, so we …

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20 Unmissable Things to Do in Mostar (+ 5 Day Trips!)

A detailed Mostar guide, including 15 things to do in Mostar and 5 Mostar day trips

Mostar, nicknamed the “City of Sunshine” for its high frequency of sunny days, is one of the most fascinating places to visit in Bosnia and Herzegovina, and an essential stop on any Balkans road trip. Mostar has a rich history characterized by the peaceful coexistence of three peoples: Muslim Bosniaks, Orthodox Serbs, and Catholic Croats. …

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Things to do in Perast, Montenegro: A 2021 Guide

A complete guide to Perast, Montenegro, including the top things to do in Perast

Perast is a tiny, idyllic village on the breathtaking Bay of Kotor (Boka Bay) in Montenegro. Despite a mere population of 247, Perast’s rich history, ancient architecture, jaw-dropping views, and romantic waterfront restaurant patios make it a captivating destination. The village occupies a thin, sloping strip of land between Mrčevac road (E80), the main roadway …

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A Detailed Guide to Cetara, an Amalfi Coast Gem

A guide to Cetara, Italy on the Amalfi Coast

For our week-long family trip to Amalfi Coast in Southern Italy, we carefully chose Cetara as our home base. We had already visited Cinque Terre in the north for our honeymoon in Italy several years ago and loved it. But this time, returning to Italy with kids, we wanted to try somewhere a little more …

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Cinque Terre or Amalfi Coast: A Guide to Help You Decide

Amalfi Coast vs Cinque Terre: a detailed comparison

“Should I visit Amalfi Coast or Cinque Terre?” Sooner or later, if you are planning a trip to Italy, you are going to be asking this question. Similarities abound between Italy’s two most famous coastlines. Both feature impossibly picturesque villages of pastel edifices perched on cliffs high above the Mediterranean. They’ve both got legendary hikes, …

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Italy with Kids: Top Tips, Places to Visit, and More!

Travel tips and things to do in Italy with kids

Italy is one of Europe’s most compelling destinations. With its picture-perfect beaches, some of the best (and very kid-friendly!) food in the world, and more UNESCO World Heritage Sites than any other country, Italy has a pretty convincing resume. A visit to Italy with kids is more likely to include traditional villages and historical sights …

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