City escapes ~ Snapshots of Croatia

Hello! It’s going to be a quiet week on the blog this week as I’m finally on a week’s holiday in Croatia! Woohoo! But it’s a bit grey this afternoon so whilst we wait for the sun to return I thought I’d have a little go at seeing how mobile blogging works and play around with my new app addiction – PixFx! So here are the latest snapshots from somewhere I think would make a great city break!

It was an early flight out from Gatwick to Dubrovnik but on the upside you get to enjoy a pretty morning sky from the plane!

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Just over a two hour flight, an hour or so bus journey and a ten minute taxi journey, we arrived at our hotel. It’s a bit of a budget booking but it’s clean and the view from our hotel room is pretty lovely!

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Although we’re outside Dubrovnik in the neighbouring area of Lapad, as the coast faces the west you can enjoy sunsets on the sea.

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Lapad is also only a 15 minute bus journey from Dubrovnik Old Town where you can climb up to the tops of the city walls…

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… And ramble amongst the cobbled streets at night.

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Drink Piña Coladas (best drank overseas in my opinion!).

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And as much ice cream you can fit in!

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Whilst also squeezing in sunbathing on the beach.

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And strolling around the coast!

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I’ll come back with all the details next week, so for now I’ll leave this city escape post…

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(P.S. for any wordpress bloggers out there it turns out the iPhone app is pretty easy to use if you’re not hoping to do anything too fancy 🙂 )