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Fun Facts about Zadar - Boutique Hostel Forum

People say that it’s the little things that count. It’s all those little things that make us fall in love with someone or something, be it a person or a place we visit (and never want to leave). And that’s precisely what modern travellers want - to not just go wherever the travel guide might take them, but rather to get the real feel and understanding of the place they visit. Sadly, the little things sometimes don’t even...

4 Reasons to Go Sailing in Zadar

Love summer? Love the sea? Love Croatia, and particularly Zadar? Then there must be a little sailor inside of you just dying to come out, shout ‘ahoy’ and sail away into the sunset. With Zadar having so much to offer, you might not even consider sailing when planning the trip, even if it would be just for one day. Here are a few reasons why you should go sailing anyway while in Zadar.

Adventure Driven Holiday in Zadar

What is an adventure? It’s stepping out of one’s comfort zone, it’s doing exciting, unusual sometimes even dangerous activities, it’s exploring the unknown. Adventure goes hand in hand with adrenaline rush, emotional fulfillment and happiness. Travelling and visiting new countries, particularly without an itinerary, is an adventure in its full right, but adding a bit of adrenaline takes you to a totally different dimension. A group of adventure enthusiasts have teamed up to give travellers to Zadar an opportunity to spice up their holiday with various exciting and daring activities and here’s what they have in store:


Happy in Zadar When it Rains - Boutique Hostel Forum

Zadar - one of the best destinations on the Croatian coast for a holiday and/or at least an excellent starting point for exploring the country. The promise of warm and sunny weather generally stands for more than just summer months, even though some unfortunate turn of fate might bring rain and showers even in the summer. What can you do in such a case? You can cut short your trip, stick around and mope about why it always rains on you, or you can do something about it and find the bright side of rain. Here are a few suggestions about what to do in Zadar when it rains:

Top 5 Dalmatian Cities - Boutique Hostel Forum

Dalmatia is a part of Croatia that roughly coincides with its four southernmost counties: Zadar County, Šibenik-Knin County, Split-Dalmatia County and Dubrovnik-Neretva County. Its names also hint at their most prominent cities. Are they the loveliest places in the most-visited region in Croatia? Well, it’s better to leave it to the eye of the beholder to judge. One thing’s for sure, they are the largest...

Lake Vrana – More Than a Nature Park

Zadar -  a city in the midst of it all. You name it: history, culture, entertainment and beautiful nature, it’s all here or near. Croatia prides itself on pristine nature, particularly its national parks such as Plitvice Lakes, Kornati islands and Krka river, all of which are quite close to Zadar. Ironically, they are not so ‘untouched’ in the summer when a horde of tourists come to visit. Less crowded, and yet...

Embark on Avvantura Film Festival 2014 in Zadar

Summer in Zadar- the perfect place and time of year for carefree all-nighters out and about. It’s all about the adventure of the new and unknown. Joined in a pub crawl to get to know the city’s nightlife? Check. Listened to an outdoor concert because the music was too great to ignore? Check. Fearlessly roamed the streets and got lost in the city at night? Check. Watched a potentially iconic independent film in an open-air cinema under the starry sky? No? Well, Avvantura Film Festival (Cro. ‘adventure’) is just about to start…

Taking Home a Piece of Zadar and Croatia

Souvenirs… Those little reminders of the place we visited, an unusual custom that amazed us, wonderful taste that delighted our palate. Everytime we touch them, taste them, admire them on a special place in our home, we recollect the amazing holiday we had in a place we definitely want to go back to. You may go for a magnet representing a famous Zadar attraction that you buy on a stall as you rush to...

The Night of the Full Moon in Zadar

Full moon, the wolves howl, and foul creatures come out to play. Scared already? Don’t be! The Night of the Full Moon held annually in Zadar is nothing of a kind and there truly isn’t anything to fear. On the contrary, it’s the place to be and the event to visit. Will it affect your sleep? Probably. Will it make you go crazy? Definitely, but crazy about Zadar, its culture, history, tradition, customs and cuisine.