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Review: Kempinski Hotel Adriatic Istria Croatia

17 March 2019
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After a couple of long days travelling by motorcyle from London to Croatia, we wanted somewhere to stay where we could relax and unwind before continuing on our journey. The prestigious Croatian five-star luxury seaside golf-and-spa resort, Kempinski Hotel Adriatic, looked like the perfect place for this so I booked us in for two-nights. The hotel is located in the Istria region of Croatia - the triangular peninsula in the northern Adriatic, close to the Italian border...

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Plitvice Lakes National Park Day Trip from Zadar

14 October 2018
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I spent a few days in Zadar during the summer. While I was there I couldn’t resist the opportunity to tick off a bucket list item - a visit to Plitvice Lakes National Park. It is possible to get to Plitvice Lakes from Zadar via public transport, but to save myself the trouble of figuring out the bus schedule I decided to join an organised day trip. I found an excursion through Viator which suited me perfectly...

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A Room With A View

3 September 2014
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I’m taking part in a travel link up and the theme for September is ‘A Room with a View’. I’ve stayed in my fair share of hotels over the years, most of the time the views are less than spectacular. Occasionally though I do like to treat myself to a room upgrade. I think this is especially important when you want a relaxing break, waking up in a nice room with a stunning view out the window makes all the difference...