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Night of Museum in Zadar - Boutique Hostel Forum

Museum? You think it’s nothing to do with you? Think again. Night of Museum is a very popular event with participation of many museums throughout Croatia. So far, the visitors have included all generations, from babies to elderly, which means that everyone can find something to their taste and not just people who like looking at old things, art and culture. This year’s Night of Museum is dedicated to...

Top Dalmatian Desserts – Hostel Forum

Every proper meal consists of several courses, most of which generally include first course, main course and the inevitable dessert. It’s precisely the last one that gives the final touch to the whole meal. Basically, it’s the icing on the cake. Dalmatian desserts, as well as Croatian in general, show influences from Italian and Austrian cuisine, but they have been served on Dalmatian tables for generations and...

Our New Year’s Story – Hostel Forum

It’s that time of year when people are a tad more tolerant, positive, generous, when a certain air of togetherness is all around. It’s the holiday season, for some time to ponder and analyze one’s actions be it for religious reasons or other, for some time of reckless but carefree spending and continual merry making.

GoUnusual with Boutique Hostel Forum

GoUnusual is a renowned online guide and the number one reference when it comes to travelling differently, just as its name suggests. It’s about sleeping with a story all over the world, about extraordinary travel experiences and ideas. A recent addition to GoUnusual’s recommendations includes our hostel Forum. Being the odd one out doesn’t always pay off. But, striving to be refreshing and different in our case has earned us a spot in this popular travel guide, meaning that our hostel is actually the odd one in.

New Year’s Eve 2015 in Zadar - Boutique Hostel Forum

The story of the year 2014 is slowly wrapping up. Has it been a sad or happy, dull or exciting one, it’s up to every individual to judge for him/herself. What’s for sure is that it deserves the right kind of closure, just as the coming year should start with a spectacular beginning, if for nothing else, than at least for the promise that it’s going to be a good one. And isn’t New Year’s Eve the best excuse to pack up bags, go on a trip and spend a few wild or just relaxing days, ie just as we wish and need? Here are a few hints at how Zadar’s 2014 story might end:

Advent in Zadar - Boutique Hostel Forum

The first candle has already been lit. The second one is about to be on Sunday, and then the third one a week after, followed by the fourth one a week later. And then it’s Christmas time. For some people, it’s the time of year to be humble, to listen to one’s heart a bit more carefully and look into one’s soul, to do some introspection and show some gratitude for what one has and mercy to those who have less.

The Best Restaurants in Zadar - Boutique Hostel Forum

Fast eating or savouring each mouthful? Exploring the typical cuisine of the place or grabbing whatever wherever whenever? When planning a holiday, making food arrangements is not something a traveller of the younger generation worries too much about. And that’s perfectly fine for anyone travelling to Zadar. Croatian cuisine combines elements of various national cuisines of countries near-by, while Mediterranean...

Legends And Stories About Zadar

Legendary - one of the words you want to hear yourself saying a lot when on holiday and afterwards when bragging about the awesome holiday you had. Zadar is one of those cities that has it all for a modern traveller. Reading about legends and stories about the city might help you understand even more how and why it’s such a remarkable place. Here is a selection of historical curiosities, legends and beliefs. 

Trekking in Zadar - Boutique Hostel Forum

It’s about disconnecting. And not (only) because you’ll go where your mobile network has never been before. It’s about exploring the famed beautiful nature in Croatia. It’s about getting back to basics, getting in touch with nature and your inner self. It’s about taking a breath of fresh air away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Here are a few reasons why Zadar is a great destination for trekking lovers: