Soline on Mljet Island in Croatia – like on the postcards

Our friendly host Nicola picked us up by car from the ferry port and drove us to beautiful Soline, a 30 people village (we’d call it a hamlet) started by his ancestors. When we opened the car door, smells of rosemary and lavender wafted across, immediately making us feel as at ease. ┬áThe evening sun…

Five reasons why I will never visit Dubrovnik again

This was it: the start of our exciting two months Balkan travel adventure for my partner, my five months old and I. We decided to fly into Dubrovnik airport before travelling to Montenegro because the flights are so cheap and Montenegro so close. Dubrovnik in Croatia is a UNESCO world heritage site and famous for…