A Day Trip to Piran, Slovenia


Piran is one of Slovenia’s most popular towns, and not without good reason. It remains one of the best-preserved historic towns in Europe and has a picturesque charm that frequently proves impossible for visitors to resist. Clinging to the northern peninsula of Slovenian Istria, the Venetian influence on the architecture is immediately noticeable; with the [...]

Happening Hrvatska, Croatia – part 3

Image of plitvice national park in Croatia

Part 3 of Nick Rigg’s visit to Croatia  in May where he explores one of  Croatia’s natural wonders… Spectacular waterfalls at Plitvice park Plitvice National Park I had decided to finally visit Plitvice Lakes this weekend as a counterpoint to all those islands  and olive groves. Plitvice is Croatia’s foremost national park and a UNESCO protected attraction around 3 hours drive [...]

Happening Hrvatska, Croatia – part 2

Slatina bay

Part 2 of Nick Rigg’s recent visit to Croatia and he sample’s some of Croatia’s campsites, coves and culinary delights… Zaton campsite Campsite Zaton is a large powerhouse of a campsite rivalling Union lido in size and scale. It lies 11 km from Zadar and 25 minutes from the airport; Ryanair fly in from Liverpool and Stansted; I [...]

Happening Hrvatska, Croatia

The square of 5 fountains, Fosa

Nick Riggs, Managing Director at Al Fresco Holidays reveals some of Croatia’s stunning secrets following his recent visit… Part 1 of 3 Croatian words of wonder For many years I’ve been put off by the exotic and slightly foreboding letters “ć, Ž, č” you see in Croatian words. Sometimes vowels are missing from their place names and you are [...]

Croatia Holidays – what to eat and drink

Here is the third and final installment of Travel Supermarket’s guest blog about holidays in Croatia and what to do when you’re there. This focuses on a topic very close to everyone’s hearts – what to eat and drink! If you want to sample a typical Croatian dish, three restaurants definitely worth a visit are [...]

Holidaying in Pula, Croatia – part 2

As promised – here is our second installment of Travel Supermarket blog. This time, find out what to do with your time in Croatia. Where to go/what to do Pula has pretty much everything: cultural history, stunning architecture, museums, an aquarium, go karting tracks and plenty of beaches to soak up some sun. Firstly, you [...]

Holidaying in Pula, Croatia

Many people don’t consider Croatia as a family holiday, that’s why Travel Supermarket will be guest blogging over the next couple of weeks to tell everyone why this isn’t true, give top tips on where to go, and help you make the most of your holiday. So – here’s part one! When you’re thinking of [...]