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How and Why to Choose between Split and Trogir

How and Why to Choose between Split and Trogir

Coming to Central Dalmatia, be it from the north (Zagreb, the Plitvice Lakes), or the south (Dubrovnik, Korcula, Hvar), you’ll most likely want to make an overnight stop and you’ll have to decide between Split and Trogir. Approximately 45 minutes apart by car, these two destinations offer different city styles, sizes and possibilities. One thing they do

The Ancient Beauty of Butrint

The Ancient Beauty of Butrint

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From beautiful beaches to incredible historical sites and delicious food, there is more than enough to Albania to pack a holiday full of fun surprises. Let’s take a closer look at one of the country’s architectural and historical marvels: Butrint, a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1992.

Helsinki’s Hidden Gem: Suomenlinna

Helsinki’s Hidden Gem: Suomenlinna

There’s one destination on the outskirts of Helsinki so rich with historical interest and contemporary charm that it’s a guarded local secret — literally. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Suomenlinna is a fortress built on six islands that are actually part of the capital city, though you’ll have to take a short ferry ride to get there. Cherished by locals as

8 Things to avoid in Dubrovnik

8 Things to avoid in Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik is undoubtedly a breathtakingly beautiful place but this makes it very popular with tourists and where there are tourists there are often tourist traps to be avoided. Here’s what we warn our guests to avoid in Dubrovnik and how to deal with it.

What to do in Kotor

What to do in Kotor

We recently had the chance to test out a couple of tours offered in stunning Kotor, Montenegro by our new partner there while staying in Kotor for a few days for a research trip. We will soon be adding a few more accommodation options in Kotor too as a result. Here’s how to fill a day

Slovakia’s UNESCO Sites – Banska Stiavnica

Slovakia’s UNESCO Sites – Banska Stiavnica

Banska Stiavnica, on the UNESCO World Heritage List since 1993 is the oldest mining town in Slovakia and due to its mineral wealth (gold, silver and copper were all mined here) it was both prosperous and sought after – the Turks tried to conquer it during a prolonged invasion of Central Europe in the 16th

Slovakia’s UNESCO sites – Vlkolinec

Slovakia’s UNESCO sites – Vlkolinec

Many of the sites on the UNESCO list are the Old Town areas of large cities (Prague, Krakow) or whole walled towns like Cesky Krumlov, but this particular site – Vlkolinec – is a village of 45 very well preserved log houses high up a hillside in the middle of Slovakia, near the entirely missable

Views of Venice

Views of Venice

Last month the JayWay crew gathered in Venice, arriving by plane, train and automobile, for a combined all-hands meeting and research visit. After several years of research visits there, for the 2012 season we are adding Venice to the JayWay destination line-up and yet another UNESCO World Heritage Site. Many of our guests who come

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