Lokrum island day trip Dubrovnik Croatia

Travel: Day trip from Dubrovnik to Lokrum Island

Escape the crowds in Dubrovnik with a trip to Lokrum Lokrum island is just off the coast of Croatia, considered a nature reserve and special forest vegetation reserve, it's a short ferry ride from the town of Dubrovnik which can get VERY hectic during the summer when the cruise ships dock so take the ferry

Dubrovnik City Walls what to see

Travel: Visiting the city walls of Dubrovnik

Wandering around Dubrovnik city walls My first, and so far, only visit to Dubrovnik was with my very good friends Mr and Mrs Foodie. We were staying in a local, family-run hostel in Lapad, 2 miles north of the historic centre, which looked onto the main port, where cruise ships dock daily in summer. The

Sunset onboard Nada cruise ship

Cruising from Biograd Na Moru to Zadar onboard the Nada event ship

Last summer we took a trip to Croatia to stay at the Ilirija resort on the Dalmatian coast. See our review of the hotel here. Another feature of booking there, is the Motoryacht Nada, a ship with room for 150 people and guests can take a Sunset gourmet cruise when staying between June and September.

ilirija hotel croatia glasgow foodie explorers

Accommodation: Hotel Ilirija, Ilirija Resort, Biograd na Moru, Croatia

Croatian summer holiday part 1 As the weather in Scotland this summer has been rubbish perhaps it's time to look to the Med for some sun, but why not try somewhere different? Earlier this year we jetted off to Split in Croatia on Easyjet's new route from Glasgow International airport and on our trip we spent