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Travel by Instagram: The 12 days of pictures - The Gap Year Edit

Travel by Instagram: The twelve days of pictures

Yes, it’s a really bad Christmas pun … the twelve days of pictures is here! We “Travel by Instagram” to get the story behind your favourite twelve photos from my Instagram account in 2015, including the truth of whether I liked the places in the pictures … Huuuge thanks to my fellow Instagrammers for the […]

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Split or Dubrovnik?

Split or Dubrovnik? I know which one I’ll go back to …

I expected to love both these Croatian cities. But did I? Will it be Split or Dubrovnik that will have me scouring Skyscanner flights to return? Split or Dubrovnik? About Split I’m a big believer in “vibe” and Split immediately gave me a good one. The sea-front promenade of The Riva was full to the […]

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waterfalls at Krka National Park, Croatia

Day trips from Split, Croatia: Krka National Park

Krka National Park, home of clear gushing waterfalls, makes a perfect day trip destination from the Dalmatian coastal city of Split, 80km south. Whilst Krka’s no stranger to tour groups; it’s also easy to plan your own day trip from Split, using public transport. What to expect in Krka National Park The main attraction of […]

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Back to the Balkans - Zagreb, Croatia

Seven reasons I’m excited to be going back to the Balkans

From the time my train pulled into Zagreb station at 9pm on 29 September 2014, the Balkans had already made a good impression on me. And not just because I was ever-so-slightly drunk. My gut feel – despite my gut being full of sangria following an impromptu train party with three fellow passengers – was […]

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