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Gourmet Experiences in Croatia

Gourmet Experiences in Croatia

Over the last close season our team in Croatia has been hard at work seeking out amazing gourmet experiences for our guests to enjoy on their tours up and down the country. Whether you’re a wine buff, oyster fiend or truffle connoisseur, we’ve got something that you’ll remember long after you return home. Truffle Hunting in…Continue Reading

Fast Food Options: Prague Edition

Fast Food Options: Prague Edition

There’s not a lot of genuine ‘Czech’ street food to be had, so here’s a run-through of the best options we’ve found for food-on-the-go in the Czech capital. Sisters Chlebíčky The open-faced sandwich, or chlebíček, is a classic Czech snack. Coming in many different varieties and qualities. Possibly the worst will be found at supermarket…Continue Reading

A Restorative Vacation

A Restorative Vacation

Every so often we receive a note from a guest that makes us feel so proud of our team that we just have to share it. Paul and his wife Linda nearly didn’t get to go on their vacation to Croatia and Slovenia but stuck to their plans and wrote us this note when they…Continue Reading

Prague’s Best Fests

Prague’s Best Fests

Not to be outdone by the selection of festivals taking place in Budapest, Prague’s got a packed calendar of great events to entice you to visit or, schedule willing. fill your days if you’ve already made your plans. You may notice a dead-zone from late July until the end of August. Festival organisers tend to…Continue Reading

Buda-Fests 2014 Edition

Buda-Fests 2014 Edition

Budapest is often referred to as a Festival City and it’s not hard to see why, in addition to the huge Sziget music festival in summer, the months either side offer up a wide range of events to appeal to culture vultures and foodies alike. Rosalia – Rosé Wine Festival 9 May 14 – 11…Continue Reading

EU Enlargement 10th Anniversary

10 Years Ago Today

Today is the tenth anniversary of the accession to the EU of ten countries, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Slovakia and Slovenia. All except for the Mediterranean islands are destinations that we offer. The day is being commemorated with events in all of the countries to mark the occasion, just as…Continue Reading

Wieliczka Salt Mine – a day trip from Krakow

Wieliczka Salt Mine – a day trip from Krakow

A half hour out of Krakow is the Wieliczka Salt Mine, the source of much of the city’s wealth in centuries gone by. The most popular route through the mine is the Tourist Route, which starts and ends at the Danilowicz shaft. Your tour starts with a descent of more than 50 flights of stairs,…Continue Reading

GPS in Europe – Rent, Buy or Download?

GPS in Europe – Rent, Buy or Download?

We frequently arrange rental cars for our guests to get around Croatia and Slovenia and we’re often asked about GPS so here’s the low-down: Rent Unless specified otherwise car rentals don’t normally include GPS. One reason for this is that rental companies tend to charge up to $20/day for GPS rental, capping it at around…Continue Reading