Category: croatia

Central & Eastern Europe in Focus – Food & Drink

Food and Drink in Central & Eastern Europe Discover the delicious food and drink of Central & Eastern Europe. The varied cultures and eclectic range of local produce ensures that the countries in this corner of the continent are home to an extensive range of delicious recipes and traditional meals. These are just a small selection of our favorite foods from this region, and where you can find them when…

Remember Life is Good – Save $200

Save $200 on Adventures to 100+ Countries They say that happiness is a mindset, and however exhausting politics, work, the news, and just the day-to-day grind can be, it’s important to remember that life is good. Whether it’s experiencing the Delights of Croatia's Dalmatian Coast, making friends over a glass of local Italian wine in Tuscany, taking in the mind-blowing views of the highest peaks in the Dolomites or exploring 185 million years of…

Breakaway’s 2018 Travel Guide

This is our round-up of destinations that have either been dubbed as trending for this year by travel and industry experts, or that we have chosen based on anniversaries or celebrations in the regions. Take a look and get some destination inspiration for the year!   Croatia Croatia boasts 1,250 mi of coastline, over 1,000 islands, and 8 national parks. And this month, the new James Bond film is filming…

Where’s trending for 2018?

Where's trending for 2018?  Take a look at what's shaping up as the "hot" destinations for walking & cycling tours in 2018. And we aren't the only ones touting their attractions.. ITALIAN DOLOMITES There's a special, unique kind of reverence reserved for the Italian Dolomites. The Tre Cime (The Three Peaks), the range's most dramatic peaks, look like jagged icy teeth straight from the gaping maw of the earth. Walks…

Schools back in! Time to reset and refresh for 2017/2018…

[caption id="attachment_1300" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Porto, Portugal Cityscape on the Douro River.[/caption] The lazy days of summer are coming to an end, the sun is shining, the hum of lawnmowers can be heard throughout neighborhoods and school is just about (or already) back in session. It's a great time to reset, refresh and look ahead to the coming 2017/2018 year. Our selection of guided walks are filling up quickly for the…

Catch me quick! Guided Walking trips

You may have traveled on a guided walking tour with us before, so we thought you’d be interested in hearing about our selection of trips that have limited spaces left for September departures. On each of our guided walking holidays you share the camaraderie with the rest of your small group, enjoy the sights together and dine together. Perfect for singles and couples, you’ll travel alongside like-minded people and be…

Don’t miss out on a Fall escape!

[caption id="attachment_1183" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Islands of Sicily Guided Walk[/caption] Last minute availability on these guided walks means you don't need to miss out on a Fall escape! There’s nothing like a fall vacation to recharge the batteries. We still have availability for guided walks in September and October in selected locations, but you'll need to be quick. Browse our featured tours below or contact us to find your perfect fall…

Blue Flag Beaches: The world’s best beaches you’ve probably never heard of

[caption id="attachment_1121" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Beautiful beach in Tamariu (Costa Brava, Catalonia, Spain)[/caption] Blue Flag beaches and marinas are well known throughout Europe, with more than 4000 beaches and marinas in 49 countries across Europe, South Africa, Morocco, New Zealand, Brazil, Canada, the Caribbean and more.  Given the USA doesn’t participate in the voluntary eco-award, the designation isn’t as well known here. The prestigious Blue Flag designation is awarded by the…

Visit “Heaven On Earth” in Croatia

It’s been said that on a visit to Croatia in 1929, the writer George Bernard Shaw claimed, "If you want to see heaven on earth, come to Dubrovnik." The area often finds itself on lists of the world’s most romantic cities or the world’s most beautiful cities or the world’s most interesting cities alongside the likes of Paris, London, and Rome. And what better way to experience all of the…

Enjoy Croatia’s Stunning Coastline on a Guided Tour

It’s been nearly 20 years since Croatia filled headlines with its bloody war of independence, and today, the country is rebuilt, very safe, and known the world over for its charming combination of natural beauty, history and culture. There’s never been a better time to visit Croatia, and there are few better ways to see it than on our Delights of the Dalmatian Coast guided tour. You’ll explore historic sights,…