You read ‘museum’ and you’re over and out? Are you really one of those people who say ‘bo-riiiing’ to a visit to a museum? You have planned only a short visit to Zadar and think that museums would take up too much time? Think twice. And we’ll tell you why.
Oh, oh, we see double. And no, not because we’ve had a few too many or because we’ve spent too much time out in the sun. Nor has a pair of twins just walked past. Remember the award Boutique Hostel Forum got last year as the best Croatian hostel? Well, this year we came for more, and that’s exactly what we got - this Miss has been crowned the second year in a row!
There’s still time. Time to visit the best European destination 2016 - Zadar. After all, there are quite a few very good reasons why it was chosen. Once in Zadar Region, don’t miss the opportunity to try out things available only there. An utterly fulfilling holiday is waiting for you, so here’s a list of must-do’s to choose from:
Technological advances have enabled people to take photos anytime and anywhere and they even don’t need anyone to do it for them. Ah, the beauty of selfies! There may not be any official competitions happening, but posting awesome photos or selfies on social media has become a great way to keep a personal diary of unforgettable moments. And at the same time you let everyone else know you are/were having a blast! So, pick your ultimate spot when on holiday in Zadar and say cheeeese! Here are a few suggestions, some are obvious choice, other less so:
As experienced hosts to a great number of people who have visited their region so far, people in Dalmatia are welcoming and friendly towards the visitors. They will show you the way without blinking an eye, help you out no matter what, patiently answer the same questions for the 100th time. However, when your curiosity takes you into a variety of topic avenues, know that some presuppositions won’t be appreciated. At all. So, here are a few basic guidelines for striking up conversation with the locals.
Travelling to Zadar? Excellent choice of destination. Decided to look for accommodation in the centre? Smart thinking (particularly if you add Boutique Hostel Forum to the story)! Wondering about what to expect when staying in a hostel dorm? Don't give it too much thought, let yourself be surprised and here are a few fun experiences you might end up having:
Pick a destination. (Zadar is a great one). Choose the sights you want to see (Can’t go wrong with the historical peninsula). Check the events calendar for festivals of tradition, concerts, sports events. Browse your accommodation options. Or don’t, and simply choose Boutique Hostel Forum, because there’s a lot we’ll do to make your stay magnificent. And we won’t ask for much in return.
Vegan, vegetarian, fruitarian, macrobiotic … People whose focus lies on particular food groups and who eliminate completely specific ingredients from their diet, might find it challenging to find a restaurant in Dalmatia that serves such meals exclusively. Still, Dalmatian cuisine includes both meat and fish with loads of vegetables and is known as one of the healthiest in the world. The promise of a variety of vegetable dishes sounds good for vegetarians, but truth be told flexitarians can have a real feast in Dalmatia.
Sitting in the shade, sipping a refreshing drink, genuinely relaxed and without a care in the world….Is this the kind of holiday you envisage? Then Zadar region has plenty of options for you to choose from. Equally so if you wish to fill your vacation with excitement and adventure, if you truly want to live it up in northern Dalmatia. So, take a pick from the following suggestions, some of which might take a few moments, others an entire day, but why not just let your amazing holiday happen.