A gushing stream @ Plitvice

Plitvice : A day of cascading waterfalls !!

We were staying for the night at Rakovica, a small Croatian village about 8 kilometres from the gates of Plitvice National Park, or Plitvicke Jezerre as it is locally called, an UNESCO World Heritage site in Croatia. Driving down from Lake Bled in Slovenia, crossing over into  Croatia with a multi-entry Schengen visa, …

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Bohenj Lake near Kranjska Gora

Best of Slovenia Alps, Lakes, Caves, Medieval Castles and the Adriatic

Slovenia a hidden gem of Europe, is a small but  beautiful (ex-Yugo) Slavic country. It is bordered by Italy to the west, Croatia to the south, Austria in the north and Hungary to the north – north east. An earthly paradise , Slovenia has been gifted with a wide variety …

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Girl watching boats

East Europe Tour Plan for Slovenia and Croatia

By now you probably are aware that we as a family have this penchant for taking family vacations !! And in those little two-week holidays we try and work out the details beforehand as much as we can.  I do not favour travelling with guided tours or tour-packages and always love the independene that a unfettered tourist enjoys. This year,  my plan for my family vacation, was to go to Europe. I selected Slovenia and Croatia, for its landscape and nature. Check out my East Europe Tour Plan for Slovenia and Croatia. Though the plan wasn’t the same when it started, over time we built a different plan and we worked out the cost and the tour dates . This is a budget travel plan for Slovenia and Croatia.

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