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…

Rovinj From The Water

To fully experience Rovinj you have to go on the water. There are boat trips aplenty, just which to choose was our question. In the end practicality ruled.  All day on the water exploring the azure rocky coastline and islands sounded enticing…. however back to reality – with a lively 3 year old we figured…

Eden – Our Rovinj Hotel

Rovinj was our chosen base, next question where to stay.  We were torn between two hotels – one close to the old town or the Hotel Eden.  The latter was picked – a snap decision.  Its promise of proximity to an ancient pine forest and rocky beach were what swayed it. I must admit, it…

Croatia – Useful Stuff

Where to Stay Rovinj was our Istrian base – the perfect choice.  As well as its stunning good looks, close proximity to the sea and historical sights, there were restaurants, bars and beaches galore. The other sights and towns of Istria were an easy drive away and the airport at Pula was a mere 40…

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…