Dyrhólaey Lighthouse and Kirkjufjara Beach

Kirkjufjara Beach and the Dyrhólaey arch

Dyrhólaey is a small peninsula in the south of Iceland with a lighthouse and views of the surrounding areas. In the surrounding of the peninsula, you’ll find a basalt arch, the black sand beach Kirkjufjara… It’s a great spot for bird watching. Dyrhólaey is located close to the town Vik. The Dyrhólaey Peninsula Our initial…

Reynisfjara Black Sand Beach Iceland

Elke on the Icelandic black sand beach Reynisfjara with the basalt sea stacks Reynisdrangar in the back

Reynisfjara is a black sand beach in Iceland located close to the town of Vik. Located close to the ring road, it’s certainly worth a visit. You can explore the black sand of the beach, see the basalt sea stacks Reynisfjara and see the basalt columns that form the cliffs. These natural phenomena make for…

Nauthólsvík Geothermal Beach – Reykjavík

Nauthólsvík Geothermal Beach in Reykjavik

The geothermal beach of Nauthólsvík is a place to escape from Reykjavík city and relax in the seawater or in the hot spring. The sandy beach, with free entrance during the summer month, is a great stop when visiting Reykjavík. Nauthólsvík is a neighborhood of Reykjavík, located in the south of the city.

Istria County Croatia – Travel Guide

Amphitheater Pula Arena in Croatia - photo by Niels Bosman

In our article on Istria County in Croatia, we’ll introduce you to the peninsula of Istria and Istria County. We’ll guide you to the best places in Istria, for your trip to Croatia. Istria County is a place with lots to offer. From great cities to even greater beaches. We added Istria to our top…

Road Trip Croatia – 2 Week Itinerary with Map

Poster 2 week Road Trip Croatia

Our itinerary for a 2 weeks road trip through Croatia will take you to the highlights of Croatia. You’ll visit the famous waterfalls of Plitvice Lakes National Park, swim at a waterfall at Krka National Park, visit the island Brač and go to the city Zagreb. Croatia was a country we never really considered when…

10 Best Beaches in Croatia

Nugal Beach near Makarska in Croatia - photo by Ante Hamersmit

In this article, we’ll introduce what we consider to be the 10 best beaches in Croatia. Make sure to check those beaches for your holiday planning! We also put the 10 best beaches of Croatia on a map so you can easily find them.

Croatia Road Trip 10 days – Istria, Krk and Cres

Summary Road Trip north of Croatia

In September of 2020, my wife and I went on honeymoon to Austria and Croatia. We didn’t exactly do the 10 days Croatia road trip as described below though. Because the drive from Belgium to the north of Croatia is about 14 hours, we stopped in Austria. Because this is for most people a quite…

Brač – Visit the Island

Lovrecina Bay beach on the island Brač

Brač is one of the most well-known islands of Croatia. It is located in the Adriatic Sea and is the largest island in Dalmatia. Whenever you say Brač, people immediately think about 2 things: Zlatni Rat and the mountain Vidova Gora.  Travelling to Brač Brač is one of only two Croatian islands that has its…

Top 10 Destinations in Croatia

St. Mark's Church in Zagreb

Croatia has so much to offer. There are a lot of beautiful beaches to get a tan and swim in the Adriatic Sea. There are a lot of medieval cities which make up a great travel destination. You have the 8 national parks of Croatia. Those national parks offer you turquoise water, waterfalls, mountains… Croatia…

Honeymoon Croatia and Austria – Travel Itinerary

Wonderful beach Plaža Mali Portluk

On September 11th of 2020, Elke and I got married. And logically, we also wanted to go on a honeymoon. We went on honeymoon to Croatia, but that wasn’t exactly what we planned… Our choice of destination was Corsica, an island of France in the Mediterranean Sea. But Covid-19 made us change our travel plans.…

Krk Beaches – Best Beaches on the Island

Umbrellas along the shore on Vela Plaža Baška beach

Krk Island in Croatia has a lot of beaches. Some are close to towns, but many are more secluded. Many of those secluded beaches are very beautiful and are a good alternative to the developed beaches close to the towns. In this post, we want to introduce you to, what we consider to be, the…

Rabac Beaches and Bars

Beautiful colors of the water at Lanterna Beach Rabac

After our lovely visit to the Beach Duga Luka, we went to visit the town of Rabac. We had already seen this town from a distance during our hike from Labin to Rabac. Rabac is another beautiful coastal town in the Kvarner Bay of Istria, Croatia. It is an ideal place to go swimming in…