3 days and surprisingly no altercations with motorbikes in Marrakech…

Our journey from Croatia to Morocco – although long – was relatively stress-free! This was primarily due to our 4 hour stopover in Barcelona airport being made much more enjoyable by the presence of a fairly decent Zara right beside our waiting lounge… If all transit involved killing time in Zara, I would not mind … Continue reading

Dubrovnik – a city of stairs, stone walls and…gelato.

If a Stairmaster could somehow be turned into a town – that town would without a doubt be Dubrovnik. Stairs, stairs and MORE STAIRS! I honestly believe the energy I would have burnt climbing the thousands of stairs over our three days in Dubrovnik was almost sufficient to the energy consumed in all the huge … Continue reading

A holiday within a holiday in Hvar…

Every now and then – you need a holiday within a holiday. It sounds strange, I know – but really it can be so necessary. You can easily become jaded and unappreciative of what you’re doing when you’re constantly dragging your hung-over self from tourist site to site and never properly settling in a place. … Continue reading

Supposedly ‘stinky’ Split exceeds expectations…

We bid goodbye to Montenegro and began a fairly full day of travel with a stickily hot bus ride that wound through the coastal mountains towards the Croatian border. I was treated to some stunning views of Dubrovnik but had to resign myself to seeing it in its full glory when we returned later in … Continue reading

Decrepit planes and uphill hikes in Montenegro…

I’ve got to say, Montenegro and I did not get off on the right foot… To be fair, the day was not going very well long before we even arrived into the country. A delay in our first flight leaving Istanbul resulted in us arriving into Belgrade airport 5 minutes after our connecting flight was … Continue reading