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Visiting Plitvice Lakes and Avoiding the Crowds? This is how!

Visiting Plitvice Lakes and Avoiding the Crowds? This is how!

When was the last time your instagram dreams actually looked even better in real life? Insanely vivid shades of blue, lush green pristine forests and snow white foam from cascading falls. Waterfalls as far as the eye could see. A new lake upon every turn. Welcome to Plitvice Lakes! The Plitvice Waterfalls were actually my […]

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I Couldn’t Believe Sunset in Croatia Looked Like This

I Couldn’t Believe Sunset in Croatia Looked Like This

I had no big expectations for sunsets in Croatia. Not that I didn’t think they weren’t great, but I had totally forgotten to think about them. The sun sets in the West and that’s where the Adriatic Coast was. It’s a no brainer but sometimes I can be quite forgetful. But aren’t great surprises the […]

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Why I Hated Visiting Krka National Park and its Waterfalls

Why I Hated Visiting Krka National Park and its Waterfalls in Croatia

So far I had spotted only two ducks, but that didn’t stop me from ducktailing all the way through the famous Krka National Park in Croatia. It wasn’t like I had a choice either. The park was packed. I didn’t know I had signed up for group tours but that was what I was stuck […]

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How (Not) to See Hvar’s Lavender Fields

How not to see Hvar's lavender fields

Seeing the Hvar lavender fields in Croatia was high on my list. Just imagine the rows of purple, a little like those of the French Provence but more wild and in bushels. That is what Hvar was known for. Note the past tense. Those days are sadly gone. But my stubbornness didn’t want to listen […]

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