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Why is Boutique Hostel Forum the Best in Croatia?

Some hostels are, well, not so great. Many others are good, while some are even better. And then there’s Boutique Hostel Forum. In our hostel there’s no room for false modesty (simply because we know just how absolutely fabulous our place is), but there are plenty of rooms of different shapes, sizes and colours for any guest that might come through our front door. It’s totally awesome, and that’s a fact. 

Run with Zadar This Spring - Boutique Hostel Forum

Run, baby, run! But not to escape from anything, but rather to experience something. So, run by the calm sea, to enjoy the morning stillness. Or with the colourful night sky when the sun begins to set. Run because you want to or to rise to the challenge. To get back into shape or, even better, run for a good cause. Do it for yourself and because everybody will be doing it. In Zadar (region). This spring.

How to Party in Dalmatia - Boutique Hostel Forum

Flip-flops. The most relevant item for a holiday by the sea. Whether you go to the beach, wander around lovely Dalmatian cities and towns or go out at night, just let your summer footwear lead you to where fun is. And there sure is plenty of exciting ways to have a great time in Dalmatia, particularly in summer. So, here are a few suggestions to give you something to think about, particularly if you already can’t wait for a sunny holiday to come:

Visit Zadar in Spring - Boutique Hostel Forum

Close your eyes. Think of the sea and the clear blue sky above. It’s warm, but not scorching hot. You’re sitting on a outdoor terrace of a bar, enjoying some coffee that comes with rays of sunshine and a view of a few ancient buildings. Your curiosity is awoken by a genuine interaction between locals right before your eyes. You don’t get a word they’re saying, but who cares? 

Tips for Travelling in Croatia with Friends

Excitement. Adventure. Exhaustion. Petty fights. Making up. Laughter. Movement. Sharing. That’s what travelling with friends is all about. If you haven’t tried it, it’s high time you do so. And if you have already, then you know what great fun it generally is. You can easily expect the unexpected to happen, which is part of the charm, but do give your journey some thought. After all, you want to have the time of your life...

The Best Route Through Croatia

Safe and sound. That’s how you want to travel, that’s how you want to arrive. From the north, east, south or west. Will the journey take an hour longer or less than usual, is entirely up to you and the kind of traveller you are. If you’re a fan of speed, want to challenge the estimated time on your selected route or simply check if the undercover motorway police unit is on duty, just don’t, cause there’s plenty of other adventure waiting for you.

Getting to Know the Islands Near Zadar

1244 is the number of islands that such a relatively small country as Croatia has. Of course, some of them are just rocks, others are mostly uninhabited islets and the remaining ones are proper islands. No wonder Croatian seaside is such paradise on earth for fans of sailing - there are countless options to explore untouched nature, sunbathe on a beach in a hidden cove, swim in the crystal clear water…

Why Zadar is European Best Destination 2016?

Oh, yeah! It’s Zadar! Not Athens, Plovdiv, Nantes, Azores, Paris, Novi Sad, Brussels, Kotor, Milan, no matter how old, vibrant, lovely, romantic, hospitable, colourful and fashionable they might be. (After all, Zadar is all that as well.) Zadar has made it to the top of European Best Destinations 2016! And rightly so. So what exactly made it stand out, apart from the fact that the majority of altogether 288.992 voters thought it’s the IT place to experience in 2016?  

Picking the Right Hostel in Zadar

You have just pinpointed Zadar as the next destination to visit? Well, congratulations on your excellent choice! Just don’t forget to book ahead accommodation in a hostel - after all, spontaneity maybe cool, but a lot of people want a piece of this cake. Also, why risk not finding a place to stay right there in the midst of it all, when just a few simple steps are enough to find a room. Here are a few hints about how to find a great one: