Konavle region is a rural region south-east of Dubrovnik with Cavtat as its municipality center. It is southern most part of Croatia. It is a small region with a distinct character: its rocky coast on the South, its scrub covered mountain to the North and its green valley in between.
Places in Croatia
Frank will be running the series of articles on destinations in Croatia . If you have decided to visit Croatia, the next thing you need to decide upon is which destinations in Croatia you will be visiting. Where to stay in Croatia? What are the popular destinations in Croatia?
Which destination you should choose for your vacation in Croatia will depend a lot on a type of holidays you are looking for. If you like beautiful, pebble beaches you would probably be better off choosing Dalmatia than Istria. If you look for a gastronomy centered holidays, Istria would be much better choice. For 24 h partying you should head for Novalja on the island of Pag, if you are in a search of holidays with rich and famous than Hvar on the island of Hvar will be your ultimate choice.
If you are planning your holidays in Croatia, check Frank's recommendation on destinations in Croatia. If you have already decided on a destination in Croatia, but still looking for right accommodation, check Frank's recommendation on accommodation in Croatia.
In Dubrovnik, Frank feels like home. Frank has been in Dubrovnik numerous times, three times a year, every year, at least. But Frank has never been in Dubrovnik as a tourist. Frank spent three days in Dubrovnik recently, with a group of six. They had a driver, a guide, and a local guy taking them around. And let him tell you he had an awesome time. [Read more...]
Istria off the beaten track – Istria has much more to offer than sea and sun. Tired of crowded beaches, cheap souvenirs, mediocre food and icecream parlors… discover different Istria. Discover Istria off the beaten track. Bellow you will find Frank’s ideas to help you discover Istria off the beaten track. These are 6 things to do in Istria that are a bit under the radar for non-locals.
List of top 10 things to do in Croatia, Frank could think of. If you are planing a vacation in Croatia, here is Frank’s list of top 10 things to do in Croatia. Of course, there are many more things you can do in Croatia, so don’t limit yourself to these ten. Explore more. Frank just wanted to make your search easier and to give you an overview of the few “must do” things in Croatia.Croatia is charming with beautiful architecture, excellent food and wine, lots of cultural and historical sites, and great beaches.
Istrian souvenirs, let’s be honest, are as much Istrian as they are Chinese. Just like anywhere else in the world very few products intended to tourists are actually made in the country. Frank got so screwed once over Istrian truffle that tasted like a shoe sole that it still hurts to think about it. Frank will not name the brand, but it was from the biggest Istrian producer. Disgusting! [Read more...]
Five Istrian dishes you ought to try when in Istria include cold cuts, bean soup, pasta, steaks and scrambled eggs. Don’t get Frank wrong, Istria has many more traditional and genuine dishes on offer than these five Frank’s writing about. But Frank tried to think of ones you will find in majority, if not in every, traditional Istrian restaurants. [Read more...]