In a world that’s increasingly crowded and noisy, it’s easy to get lost in the chaos, especially when you’re exploring new destinations. The overwhelming number of travel blogs, magazines, and guidebooks often leads to a paradox of choice rather than making life easier for the modern explorer. This is where Croatia Compass comes in, your reliable guide and confidant on your journey to discover the heart and soul of the Adriatic gem – Croatia.

But we’re not your typical travel bloggers. The voices behind Croatia Compass are not scattered across the globe; they’re right here, living, breathing, and experiencing Croatia every day. We’ve personally visited every location we recommend, had a conversation with the locals, savored the meals we suggest, and soaked in the vistas we bring to you. Because we are locals. We are your insider access to Croatia’s hidden treasures, your direct line to authentic experiences, and not just the tourist’s checklist.

Named after one of the most essential tools in navigation, Croatia Compass serves as your navigational aid in your exploration of Croatia’s sprawling landscapes, rich history, vibrant culture, and mouth-watering cuisine. Our mission is to help you discover the true essence of Croatia beyond the typical tourist haunts and into the heart of the land and its people.

At Croatia Compass, we believe in the power of immersive travel. We invite you to meander through the cobblestone streets of Dubrovnik, taste the truffles of Istria, revel in the traditional music of Dalmatia, and soak in the sun on the stunning beaches of Hvar. From the country’s architectural wonders to hidden foodie paradises, we guide you toward experiences that resonate with your personal travel style and interests.

Our compass points not just to places but to experiences. We’re not about checking off the most popular sights but about enriching encounters, whether it’s getting to know the local winemakers in Pelješac, learning to cook traditional Croatian dishes in Split, or undertaking an invigorating hike through the majestic Velebit range, up to its highest peak, Vaganski Vrh.

As your trusted guide, we strive to curate the most authentic and enriching Croatian experiences. Our recommendations are tried, tested, and true, leading you to the heart of Croatia’s hospitality. Croatia Compass is your guide, your compass in the wondrous journey through the unexplored paths of Croatia.

Every journey needs a compass. Let Croatia Compass be yours.

We’re not just telling stories, we’re sharing our home with you. Welcome to Croatia, as seen through our eyes.

Authors

Petar Dzaja, a local from Croatia


Meet Petar Dzaja, a proud native of the beautiful country of Croatia. A patriot at heart, Petar’s love for his homeland is only matched by his passion for car detailing, a hobby that he has honed over the years. When he’s not meticulously polishing vehicles to perfection, Petar can be found indulging in his love for olive oil, a testament to his appreciation for the finer things in life. But Petar’s interests don’t stop there. He is also an avid blogger, using his platform to share his thoughts, experiences, and insights with a wider audience.