Around Rovinj

“The gem of the Istrian coast”, “the pearl of the Adriatic” how come I never heard of this architectural and historical treasure before – before I started planning our trip to Istria that is. Rovinj is stunning – bohemian and charming and the perfect base for us to relax but also to explore other parts…

Porec and its Basilica

Porec is just 40 minutes by car from Rovinj.  An easy drive, very well sign-posted and definitely worth it to see this lovely Roman town which juts out into the blue Adriatic.  We found a parking space close to the centre and set off to explore. Porec is probably the most popular resort in Istria.…

Croatia – Best Bits

Croatia was Husband’s pick.  It was never top of my travel wish list, I struggled to locate it on a map, but when he mooted this suggestion I was intrigued.  The more I read, the more I wanted to visit and believe me, it did not disappoint.  We decided on Istria, picked Rovinj as our…