The complete guide to: Split travel

The complete guide to: Split travel

Split is Croatia’s second largest city and the largest city on the Adriatic coast. At one point just a stopover on the way to Dubrovnik, Split has become a go-to destination in its own right thanks to a welcoming blend of old and new. Majestic and imposing Roman ruins sit...

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Things to do in: Split

Things to do in: Split

For many visitors, Split acts as a gateway to exploring the many beautiful islands and parks of Croatia, but the city itself is definitely worth a few days of your time, offering impressive ruins, great food and a host of parks and walks to unwind in. Here are the top...

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9 of the world’s best Christmas markets for merrymaking

9 of the world’s best Christmas markets for merrymaking

Year-round, local markets are the best place to get a taste for local life (literally, since you can scoop up tasty snacks as you browse!). But at Christmas time, markets become so much more than just a place to shop — they become magical winter wonderlands filled with tasty cold-weather...

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Dig into Croatia’s best-kept secret — its food!

Dig into Croatia’s best-kept secret — its food!

In the heart of Zagreb, residents weave in and out of stalls, jostling for position as they pick up a day’s supply of locally grown veggies, freshly baked pastries, meats and cheeses at the historic Dolac Market. As part of our Made In Croatia tour, we join the locals and...

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24 hours in: Zagreb

24 hours in: Zagreb

Even if you’ve only got 24 hours in Zagreb, you’ve still got enough time to make the most of this city. Try to stay awake all hours and you’ll fit in an early morning farmers’ market plus a nightcap that goes until the sun comes up (who needs sleep when...

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Digging deep: Meet a Split archaeologist who’s taking travellers underground

Digging deep: Meet a Split archaeologist who’s taking travellers underground

“From the outside, it was just like any other grave…” Maja, a guide with Split Urban Adventures, isn’t your average history buff. She has uncovered the past with her own hands during her career as an archaeologist. But in her years of digging sites, one experience stands out the most....

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Under-the-radar wine heavens for quenching your thirst

Under-the-radar wine heavens for quenching your thirst

Everyone knows the Napas and the Barossas of the world — places whose names are synonymous with one thing and one thing only: really, really good wine. The malbecs of Argentina, the ports of Portugal, the shirazes of Australia — it’s easy to think you’ve tasted the world when you’ve...

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