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02 My Istria Travel Diary – Podcast Episode 2

In my Podcast Edisode 2 in my travel podcast series, I’m taking you to Istria in Croatia with an audio diary of the four days I spent there with my family. You’ll hear about the Plava Laguna resort where we stayed, the cycling, swimming and sailing that’s available in this area as well as the fortified medieval hill towns and old coastal towns of Porec and Rovinj which we explored and the local specialities such as truffles and seafood.

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Basilic of Eurphrasius in Porec, Croatia Photo: Heatheronhertravels.com

Basilic of Eurphrasius in Porec, Croatia

If you enjoy this podcast, do take a look at my other articles, photos and videos for more detail of the things we saw. There’s so much to enjoy in Istria and as a self-contained region it seems to have something for everything, whether it’s swimming, sport, relaxation, heritage or the gourmet experience. I hope you also enjoy the slide show below that’s designed to accompany the podcast and covers the places I talk about in the podcast.

Show notes

Istria Tourism website
Istria Gourmet website
Istria Bike website
All my photos of Istria on Flickr
Read all my Istria articles
Video of Plava Laguna Resort
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If you enjoyed this travel podcast please check out my other podcasts in my Travel Podcast Archive

– Music on this podcast was Venus as a girl by Andy Mckee on Music Alley
– I was hosted on this 4 day trip by the Istrian Tourist board to blog about the things I saw in Istria

Check for the best hotel prices in Porec and book here.

 

Other articles about Istria

Cycling by the sea in Istria
On the hunt for the Istrian truffle in Croatia
A room with a view – staying at Plava Laguna Resort in Istria

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25 Comments

  • Reply
    Mark H
    October 26, 2009 at 1:34 am

    I loved this area when I visited Croatia, especially Pula, Porec and the tiny hillside towns.

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    Travelogged
    October 26, 2009 at 3:18 am

    Lovely photos! Looks like a great part of Croatia to visit.

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    Fly Girl
    October 27, 2009 at 2:59 am

    This really does sound like a place that has everything. Great pix!

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    Shannon
    October 27, 2009 at 1:38 pm

    Heather – I just love your accent!

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    Barbara at Hole in the Donut Travels
    October 27, 2009 at 8:52 pm

    Nice wrap up – everything I need to know about Istria in one place.

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    Anil
    October 28, 2009 at 12:52 am

    Love the slide show, really adds to the podcast.

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    Mike James
    October 29, 2009 at 6:54 pm

    I’m conjuring up vacation ideas…I’ll be checking back…although you seem a bit intrepid for me

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    Goran
    October 31, 2009 at 4:40 pm

    Hello Heather! Nice post! Check out my blog about Istria, maybe you’ll find some new places in Istria that would like to visit next time 🙂

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    July 12, 2010 at 10:47 am

    Nice blogpost about Istria. I would also like to visit there.

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    Hotels in Zagreb
    July 11, 2013 at 3:49 pm

    I’m from Croatia (Zagreb) and I love the way you presented Istria. Taking the opportunity to invite you to Zagreb and other parts of our beautiful country.

    Best regards

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      Heather Cowper
      July 11, 2013 at 9:30 pm

      @Hotels in Zagreb – thabks and so glad you enjoyed the article. I’d love to visit Zagreb some day.

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