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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:

Pag - More Than a Party Destination

Pag, sometimes referred to as the ‘island of the rock’ or ‘lunar island’ due to its rugged surface so reminiscent of the Moon, is situated north of Zadar. Travellers of younger generation (although not exclusively) who have visited Croatia or plan to, must have already heard about its Zrće beach, one of the most popular party destination in Croatia. The parties are wicked, they really are, but Pag has so many more stories to tell.

City Break and Zadar DigIT - Boutique Hostel Forum

Wanna catch some rays in November before the winter cold and fog set in? Wanna have a break from day-to-day routine and worries? Wanna go on a city break to catch the last chance to relax before the end of the year? Wanna pair the trip with learning about the newest of the new in the fields of marketing, media and technology in tourism? Yes? Two words for you: Zadar DigIT.

How to Spot a Zadran - Boutique Hostel Forum

Hm, sounds like a rather straightforward task, but is it really? After all, people who live in a place are first and foremost a group of individuals who differ greatly among themselves. Yet, they generally do seem to share certain patterns. We may call these stereotypes and even prejudices, but no harm or insult is intended in the following portrayal of the people of Zadar - how, when and where to spot them (in Zadar and elsewhere).

7 Villages to Explore Round Zadar

Zadar is about to become the centre of your holiday universe? Good call. However, it doesn’t mean you can’t broaden your horizons a bit more. After all, Zadar may have it all, but the charm of a Dalmatian village by the sea can be found only if you go to one. Here are a few places close to Zadar that have a bit more to offer than just breathtaking nature and crystal clear water: