Awards, Interviews & Mentions

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Television, Newspaper & Radio

Woman in sunglasses and a blue scarf standing in front of a stone wall with a green window shutter, featured on her travel blog.


Explore the ancient stone columns at Ephesus with intricate carvings against a clear blue sky on our blog.


A woman with short hair and glasses smiles while petting a donkey in a grassy field under a clear blue sky for her blog post.
A woman using a laptop at a table, next to a headline about an Australian woman launching a blog in Privlaka, illustrated by an image of a woman chasing a donkey.
A smiling couple featured on a blog, seated outside a building; the woman in a striped dress and the man in a red polo shirt.


Screenshot of a blog with an article about the cultural and natural attractions of lipa beša, featuring a summary of its content.



  • Article featured online on 5 reasons (not) to visit Croatia – on Slobodna Dalmacija
  • Printed article featured in Slobodna Dalmacija
  • Jutarnji List, Croatian’s leading morning newspaper How to swear like a Croatian on Croatians News Tportal and Index Hr – and
  • Interview with Vecernji List about the blog and our life in Croatia –
  • Interview with ‘Voice of Croatia‘ radio program.
  • We’ve joined the Croatian News team –
  • CroExpress wrote about our life in the first 12 months –
  • Thrivewire interview –
  • Sibenik News feature –
  • HRT TV interview for Share Istria. (1.20 seconds) –
  • Share Istria – Regional Express –
  • Glase Istre – Share Istria –
  • Slobodna Dalmacija -
  • Zadarski List – Social Distance Initiative –

Brands We Use And Trust


  • Featured on the Pinterest top list –
  • Circle of Moms, Top 25 European bloggers –
  • Expats Blog, Gold Medal
  • Voted one of the Top 8 Super bloggers for 2014, by Girl Gone International Magazine
  • Finalist for the 2014 Bloggies Awards for Best European and 2015 for Best European and Best Travel Blog
  • Blog Voted #3 in Top Croatian Instagram Accounts to follow
  • Ranked #9 in the Top Croatian Instagram Accounts to follow
  • Ranked #15 in Top Travel Instagram Accounts to follow
  • Listed as #19, #60, #65, #71 and #75  in the Top 100 travel posts for 2014
  • Listed as one of the Best Travel Blogs to Follow in 2015
  • Voted #7 in the International Exchange Experience Blogs 2015
  • Top 100 Travel Tweeters by TrueNomads
  • Voted a top blogger in Europe by Heart of a Vagabond
  • Top 100 travel blogs from Bob Around the World with 90/100 points and Gold Award in Destination Blogs
  • Top 50 Travel Blogs by Travel Ocafe
  • Listed as #39, #42, #51, #5, #86, #94 and #100  in the Top 100 travel posts for 2015

Freelance work & Syndications

Go Dubrovnik

Various travel posts on a monthly basis.

NAB – National Australian Bank

Our advice for moving overseas with children for NAB Guide.

Contribution to the NAB Guide for moving abroad.

NAB Guide creating networksMoving Overseas NAB Guide

Bluesun Hotels Blog

  • Starigrad Paklenica – where the mountain greets the sea Starigrad Paklenica
  • Starigrad Paklenica click click went the camera
  • Things to do in Bol, Croatia
  • Local wines & cuisines Things to do in Bol, Croatia
  • Zlatni Rat beach – tips and info Zlatni Rat beach
  • Blaca Hermitage
  • Stina Winery

My thoughts on being an expat in Croatia for Expat Briefing –


  • Donna Moderna_Croazia | Croatia Travel BlogPodcast details Chasing the Donkey as a top design website. (27 mins) –
  • How to eat like a local in Croatia for Travel Freak –
  • Featured in the Girl Gone International Magazine, 5th Edition.
  • The life of an expat parent asked us about Christmas in Croatia
  • What is it like in Croatia at Christmas? We shared our thoughts with The Thrifty Travel Mama –
  • Croatian phrases you won’t find in your travel guide as featured on Expats Blog – .
  • 10 craziest things to eat on A Luxury Travel Blog Our top –
  • Travel Photo Discovery  featured our Christmas in Croatia
  • Safety Travel Tip at the drifters blog
  • Our thoughts on Thanksgiving with JetSet extra
  • Alyssa featured our thoughts on what motivates people to travel
  • Our Travel Tip as featured in Travel Fashion Girl
  • Travel Turtle featured a selection of our Instagram photos of Croatia –
  • Jennifers world featured our Zagreb Highlights Aussie in France added Zadar to the weekly round up –
  • Our story on taking risks at Eat Sleep Breath Travel –
  • Our Croatian phrases were featured on SlikaMilina –
  • Plitvice Lakes guest post for We12Travel –
  • Wonderful Wonderings listed us at niche experts
  • The Mochilera Diaries listed us a Pinterest account to follow
  • Italian Magazine – Donna Moderna (see picture)
  • FlightNetwork Top Travel Hackers 
  • Tour Radar Food Around The World.
  • MSN –
  • Digital nomads to follow –


  • Travellers quotes with Tinggly
  • The Picktures asks us about life in Croatia
  • Our first Croatian interview was with Adventure in Croatia.
  • SRSCK ask us the tough questions
  • Expats Blog Interview


Comments (6)

  1. Is there any oxygen to breath down there?!

    An idyllic life you have chosen. Grab with both hands.

  2. We on limited supply of oxygen while I’m speaking Steve! Nic, come anytime, we have a spare bedroom with double bed. It’s a humble spot, but close to Zadar. xx

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