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Jadrolinija Ferry from Italy to Croatia: An English Language Walkthrough

As a ferry-loving transplant to the Pacific Northwest USA planning a trip to both Italy and Croatia, I was excited to find that ferries are an option for connecting Italy with Eastern Europe. Booking my tickets was easy enough (through Jadrolinija website or directferries.com) but information beyond when to show up was sparse- and English-language …

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Visiting Plitvice Park in Croatia + Accessibility Report

Visiting Plitvice National Park in Croatia was one of the highlights of my recent trip to Croatia. I chose a guided tour from Zadar, Croatia as my entry to Plitvice National Park, but there are a number of different ways to access this area. Standard buses – not just tour buses arrive and depart from …

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Croatia to Italy Adriatic Sea Crossing aboard the Dubrovnik to Bari Ferry

On the return trip from Croatia in July 2017, I sailed from Dubrovnik, Croatia to Bari, Italy aboard the Jadrolinija Ferry “Dubrovnik”. On this return trip, unlike my first Adriatic crossing with Jadrolinija, I traveled on a daytime passage. This crossing made my first Jadrolinja ferry seem like a cakewalk! Ferry Check In Passengers are …

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The Case for Staying in Cavtat, Croatia instead of Dubrovnik

Cavtat, Dubrovnik’s small-town neighbor, has all the old sea-port charm at a fraction of the prices in nearby Dubrovnik. Read on to learn why Cavtat, Croatia was one of my favorite solo travel destinations of 2017. Late July found me in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina and weary. By the time I arrived to Dubrovnik’s bus station …

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Solo Travel to Lokrum Island + Budget Travel Tips

Typically, I don’t plan much in the “Itinerary” department when traveling solo, but when I began researching a trip to Croatia, Lokrum Island made my list of things I MUST do. Located literally moments by boat from the ancient Port of Dubrovnik, Lokrum is a nature preserve visited by tourist and locals both. Boats ferry …

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