According to this month’s issue of National Geographic Traveler, a Croatia cruise ranks as one of the Tours of a Lifetime. The article rightly points out that the way to do it is via a vintage freight vessel outfitted to carry passengers. I couldn’t agree more. Last year I took a cruise of Croatian islands and felt that only then had I penetrated the hidden beauty of islands I had already visited many times. There are several companies that handle these cruises and the prices are very competitive. The atmosphere is relaxed, convivial and low-key, making it a perfect family vacation. Read more about my Croatia island cruise.
Another article in the same issue provides a vivid account of author Paul Kvinta‘s visit to Lastovo, one of Croatia’s most alluring and remote islands. His chosen accommodation was a lighthouse, refurbished and available for weekly rentals. Watch out for pomalo though! Go to article.