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The Road Forks: The best and worst of Croatia

Akila and Patrick expand their minds and their waistlines traveling and eating their way around the world. They summed up their four-week visit to Croatia in a post entitled “Croatia: the low-down,” where they list the best and worst of their experience. Read what their findings are.


What we did: 4 weeks in Croatia split as follows: 2 weeks in Istria based in Pula, 2 weeks in Zagreb, and 3 days in Sveti Martin na Muri.


Would we do it the same way?  No.  We would do a lot of things differently: we wouldn’t hit Istria in the cold winter, we would have shortened our time in Zagreb to three days, skipped Sveti Martin altogether, and we would spend a few weeks in Dubrovnik and the Dalmatian coast.  I think an ideal one month stay in Croatia would be 3 days in Zagreb, two weeks in Istria, a few days driving to Dubrovnik, and 10 days in the Dalmatia region.


Best food: Truffle pizza at Pizzeria Jupiter in Pula.  I insisted that we go back twice because it was so delicious. Read more.


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