The Traveling Coats

The Traveling Coats

Kotor, Montenegro

Kotor, Montenegro: Destination #10 Our driving to Kotor, Montenegro was rainy, foggy, steep and AMAZINGLY BEAUTIFUL! We had a quick passport stamping at the smallest mountainside border crossing between Bosnia and Montenegro and within 90 minutes the roads were winding and offered views like these: Fun fact: Some call the Bay of Kotor the southern-mostContinue reading “Kotor, Montenegro”

Mostar, Bosnia

Mostar, Bosnia: Destination #9 Mostar is located on the Neretva River and is named after the bridge keepers who guarded the Stari Most Bridge (Old Bridge) in the medieval times. We made a day trip to Mostar after leaving Split and on the way to Kotor, Montenegro! Traveling distance from other nearby cities: Split, CroatiaContinue reading “Mostar, Bosnia”

Split, Croatia

Split, Croatia: Destination #8 Home of Diocletian’s Palace, Spilt is one of Croatia’s most famous destinations. Located along the eastern shore of the Adriatic Sea less than 30 minutes from Trogir, Split is the largest city in the region of Dalmatia and the second largest city in Croatia (behind #1 Zagreb). After getting settled inContinue reading “Split, Croatia”

Trogir, Croatia

Trogir, Croatia: Destination #7 After leaving Zadar, we decided to continue our road trip 1.5 hours down the Dalmatian Coast to Trogir for a quick stop on the way to Split. Trogir is located only 17 miles away from Split, so it is a definite must-visit if you are in the area! Trogir’s historic cityContinue reading “Trogir, Croatia”

Zadar, Croatia

Zadar, Croatia: Destination #6 As the oldest continuously-inhabited Croatian City, Zadar is located on the Adriatic Sea along the northern Dalmatian Coast. Zadar is known for its Venetian city walls, Roman ruins, art installations, fresh seafood and dreamy sunsets galore. Even Alfred Hitchcock who visited in 1964 said “Zadar has the most beautiful sunset inContinue reading “Zadar, Croatia”

Plitvice Lakes National Park

Plitvice Lakes National Park: Destination #5 Plitvice Lakes left me absolutely speechless. With the 16 terraced lakes and seemingly endless waterfalls, hiking in this park on the elevated wooden platforms above the water was one of those bucketlist moments that exceeded ALL of my expectations! This UNESCO World Heritage site is quite possibly one ofContinue reading “Plitvice Lakes National Park”

Pula, Croatia

Pula, Croatia: Destination #4 As the largest city along the Istrian Pennisula, Pula offers incredible views of 1st century Roman ruins including an amphitheater that overlooks a natural harbor of the Adriatic Sea. When we got out of the car in the shadows of the Pula Arena, it was breathtaking. We were SO LUCKY toContinue reading “Pula, Croatia”

Rovinj, Croatia

Rovinj, Croatia: Destination #3 Rovinj, Croatia quickly became one of our most favorite towns along the Istrian Peninsula (and possibly one of my favorites in the WORLD)! Rovinj is a sea port town only about 3 hours away from Venice, Italy so the Italian vibes are VERY strong and I kept forgetting I was inContinue reading “Rovinj, Croatia”

Motovun, Croatia

Motovun, Croatia: Destination #2 On our way from the capital Zagreb, we headed west towards the Istrian Peninsula and made a pit stop in Motovun, Croatia. We found the best parking near the cemetery and hiked the rest of the way to the top via this very steep one way cobblestone road. Motovun is knowsContinue reading “Motovun, Croatia”

Zagreb, Croatia

Destination #1: ZAGREB, CROATIA We loved our time in Zagreb and were pleasantly surprised with its charm! Starting in the Capital allowed us to learn the history of the war that wreaked havoc throughout Croatia in the 90s. When traveling, we find it is important for us to understand the history of where we wereContinue reading “Zagreb, Croatia”

Croatia + Bosnia + Montenegro

16 Day Roadtrip Itinerary: 1. Zagreb, Croatia 2. Motovun, Croatia 3. Rovinj, Croatia 4. Pula, Croatia 5. Plitvice National Park 6. Zadar, Croatia 7. Trogir, Croatia 8. Split, Croatia 9. Mostar, Bosnia 10. Kotor, Montenegro 11. Dubrovnik, Croatia

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