Canyoning in Croatia, Plus 7 More Active Adventures on the Dalmatian Coast

Canyoning in Croatia, Plus 7 More Active Adventures on the Dalmatian Coast

Croatia, from the mountains to the sea, boasts a range of lush and captivating landscapes, and is now gaining a solid reputation as the next big playground for outdoor aficionados and thrill-seekers of all types. Recently, I decided to set off in search of Croatia's outdoor thrills when I traveled to Split, the nation's second largest city, and tackled a new adventure sport for the first time — canyoning. Read More


Let’s Split: 5 Extraordinary Excursions around Split, Croatia

Let’s Split: 5 Extraordinary Excursions around Split, Croatia

While in Croatia, traveling up and down the Dalmatian Coast, I had always thought of Split as more of a transportation hub than a destination – though I enjoy strolling in Diocletian’s Palace, and drinking coffee along the Riva. After my most recent trip to Split, however, my opinion has drastically changed. There are so many new restaurants, bars and cafés giving Split such a lively atmosphere, that it has become a great base for exploring the surrounding area. Here are five excursions and day-trips you can take around Split... Read More




Travel Gems: Backwaters of Bosnia

Travel Gems: Backwaters of Bosnia

MIR's Private Journeys Specialist Lisa Peterson loves the Balkans and considers this region her 'home away from home.' She found these travel gems on her latest trip to Bosnia, including Tito's hideout, Nobel Prize winner Ivo Andric's home, and nature hikes galore. Read More


Love Lost in the Balkans: Croatia’s Museum of Broken Relationships

Love Lost in the Balkans: Croatia’s Museum of Broken Relationships

The city symbol of Zagreb, Croatia is a heart. They're everywhere! Yet, in a city that wears its heart on its sleeve as well as its dinnerware, jewelry, coffee mugs and more, there are bound to be a few broken ones. Zagreb displays those as well, at the rather quirky Museum of Broken Relationships. Read More