The locals of Korčula have carved out a little getaway that is relatively unknown to most tourists: the uninhabited island of Proizd. Also known as the Island of Love, Proizd is a day-trip destination that offers silence & sanctuary, just a half hour from the west coast of Korčula.
Mljet – Croatia’s Green Island – is 90% forest, 10% water, and 100% tranquility. If you’re looking for an off-the-beaten-path alternative to some of the more tourist-saturated Croatian islands, look no further than this serene island paradise. Even in mid-July, the island felt empty.
Every year, more than 1 million tourists visit Croatia’s Plitvice Lakes National Park, yet at certain times during our visit, we felt completely alone with nature. Much of that had to do with how we planned our trip. Follow this guide, and beat the crowds in one of the world’s most extraordinary aquatic environments.
Protected by mountains, blessed by sunshine, and fed by the clear, blue waters of the Adriatic, the Bay of Kotor is the heart & soul of Montenegro. The surrounding coastline includes dense forests, man-made islands, walled cities, humble villages, and one of the world’s most luxurious marinas.
If there’s one thing that Lisbon's locals have done well for centuries, it’s commemorate the city's rich history with statues, monuments & parks that live through the ages.