Destination: Zagreb, Croatia

View from Zagreb 360° (June 2018).

My five nights in Split were long, but packed with activities. From exploring the nearby islands (e.g. Hvar) to day trips to Plitviče Lakes and Bosnia & Herzegovina, I was constantly out from morning to evening– that said, I found my time in Zagreb a much-more relaxing affair, all the while seeing a good amount of the Croatian capital itself. Continue reading “Destination: Zagreb, Croatia”

Destination: Mostar, Bosnia & Herzegovina

Views of Mostar (May 2018).

When it comes to history, Bosnia & Herzegovina has probably one of the most devastating out there. People might think of events like the Holocaust or 9/11 as abysmal, but the Bosnian War of the early 1990’s often gets overlooked. It’s a tragedy within itself that many don’t know of what had happened– that said, I found my visit to this small Balkan country not only educational, but also an insightful view into how humanity can be terrible in this world. Continue reading “Destination: Mostar, Bosnia & Herzegovina”

Destination: Plitviče Lakes National Park, Croatia

Waterfalls in Plitvice Lakes (May 2018).

If you ever go to Croatia, there’s a large chance that you would be visiting Plitviče Lakes National Park. A UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1979, this nearly 300-square kilometer natural park is filled with tumbling waterfalls and clear-as-day lakes which offer plenty of stunning views (and plenty of photo memories to take home). Continue reading “Destination: Plitviče Lakes National Park, Croatia”

Destination: Hvar, Croatia

View of Hvar (May 2018).

While in Split, I took several day trips to other parts of the region, including a few islands just off the coast. That said, this post won’t just be about Hvar (as written in the title), but rather one of the day trips I did to it and nearby islands. An all-day affair, it was tiring, but the gorgeous, crystal-clear water and beaches made it a pleasant time. Continue reading “Destination: Hvar, Croatia”