Americans in Croatia: The Tourist Craze Takes Over // Brittany from Boston

Americans in Croatia: The Tourist Craze Takes Over

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Croatia is rapidly becoming one of the hottest travel destinations and it’s not hard to see why. There are natural wonders like the Plitvice Lakes waterfalls, islands dotting the Dalmatian Coast, Italian-inspired wines and cuisine, a rich history, and all this available to budget travelers. But as this wave of tourism hits eastern Europe, there are both benefits […]

Tirana Bucket List: Understanding Albania's History from Within // Brittany from Boston

Tirana Bucket List: Understanding Albania’s History from Within

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Why did I travel to Albania? This is a question I am frequently asked. And my answer…because it’s there! I’m interested in traveling everywhere, especially the places that aren’t frequented by tourists. I think Albania has a weird reputation and people tend to think it will be unsafe there but my experience was a very […]

Kotor Visitor Guide: Exploring Montenegro’s Fjords

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Driving along the road that winds around the fjord-like Bay of Kotor as we approached the bay’s namesake, I watched the scenery with eyes glued to the windows. Never have I seen such natural beauty, here the rocky mountain cliffs descend rapidly into a pool of calm blue water that forms a river snaking through […]

The 5 Best Places to Travel in Croatia // Brittany from Boston

The 5 Best Places to Travel in Croatia

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I’m sure you’ve heard the buzz right now about Croatia. All the tourists and travelers are flocking to this new European destination, in search of beautiful coastline and cheaper prices than its western European counterparts. It is a country that has gained popularity rapidly, and is every bit as lovely as you would expect. In […]

A Day in Dubrovnik: Exploring the Game of Thrones City // Brittany from Boston

A Day in Dubrovnik: Exploring the Game of Thrones City

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Okay, I have to admit, I don’t actually watch Game of Thrones. I regularly confuse it with the Hunger Games and World of Warcraft, and this seems to annoy fans of each. I just haven’t ever been able to get into any alternate reality storyline besides Harry Potter. I prefer shows like Friends and Sex […]

Visiting Plitvice Lakes: The Waterfalls Capital of the World // Brittany from Boston

Visiting Plitvice Lakes: The Waterfalls Capital of the World

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The Plitvice Lakes National Park has gained major international popularity recently, with photos of its numerous waterfalls circulating around Pinterest. Much as I like a good photo, I knew I had to go see this place for myself. So Plitvice was high on my priority list when I came to Croatia, and let me assure […]

Split Croatia Visitor Guide: Sunshine on the Dalmatian Coast // Brittany from Boston

Split Croatia Visitor Guide: Sunshine on the Dalmatian Coast

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As hoards of tourists flock to Dubrovnik because of its role in The Game of Thrones, many will miss the charming seaside town of Split, just a few hours further up the Dalmatian Coast. Pity for them. But don’t think that the tourism market hasn’t blossomed in Split. It’s a popular destination for both land- […]