Croatia

How Much Does it Cost to Travel? A Week in Croatia and Montenegro

By Steph | December 8, 2017

Welcome to our ongoing series that asks: How Much Does it Cost to Travel? The goal of this series is to provide you with real budgets people have used for trips they have actually taken. This could be anything from a long weekend in Miami to 6 months backpacking around South East Asia. It’s our hope […]

Things to Do in Zagreb: A Local’s Guide

By Guest Poster | November 8, 2017

Zagreb has for a long time lived in the shadow of the more popular Croatian coast. But now things are looking up for the country’s capital city. Just this year, Lonely Planet placed it at the top of their hotlist of Europe destinations. And Zagreb Advent festival won the Best Christmas Market award two years […]

How Much Does it Cost to Travel? Scotland and Croatia (with a baby!)

By Steph | September 15, 2017

Welcome to our ongoing series: How Much Does it Cost to Travel? The goal of this series is to provide you with real budgets people have used for trips they have actually taken. This could be anything from a long weekend in Miami to 6 months backpacking around South East Asia. It’s our hope that by […]

This Is Why I Travel

By Megan Stetzel | October 6, 2016

If you’ve been following along on Facebook, Instagram or Snapchat- ForksFootprints, you know I’ve been off traveling for awhile without really updating you here at all! I’m sorry! But I’ve really been in some unbelievable situations and experiences that are going to stay with me forever and I’ve kind of been letting them sink in […]

Plitvice National Park: The Land Before Time

By Steph | May 4, 2010

There are so many things I could say about Plitvice Lakes National Park, but none of them do it the justice that this pictures does: Doesn’t it look like some sort of lost world? I half expected to see a dinosaur lumbering out of the bushes at any moment. In actuality, Plitvice is one of […]

Dalmatia in Pictures

By Steph | April 18, 2010

There is a reason that Croatia is such a European hot spot, and that reason is the stunning Dalmatia Coast. During my Australian Party Island Hopping Cruise I got to see quite a bit of the golden island which dot this corner of the Adriatic. Here are some of the highlights. The heart of the […]

Lessons from a Croatian Party Boat

By Steph | April 13, 2010

During the long dark English winter, one of my crazy Australian roommates, Ryan, came up with the idea that we should take a cruise in Croatia. I’d never been on a cruise before and didn’t quite fancy the idea. I envisioned huge impersonal boats full of clueless tourists. The Sail Croatia’s website won me over  […]

5 Reasons to Visit the Balkans Now

By Steph | October 27, 2009

I spent a little over a month backpacking around the Western Balkans last summer, and it is an amazing, often overlooked, chunk of Europe. Although the area is notorious for the bloody civil wars of the 1990’s, it is now a peaceful and welcoming place and a new tourist destination ideal for young travelers. Here […]