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Cavtat Croatia sunset

Cavtat – we found paradise in Croatia

The small seaside town of Cavtat in Croatia was recently nominated for a 2019 Best European Destination Award – highly deserving, but I had this weird desire that it not win. Cavtat feels like our little secret, this magical, breath-takingly gorgeous town that was blissful in its lack of tourist crowds. Thankfully it was beaten by Budapest and came in a measly 8th.

We spent 10 days in Cavtat with our 2 daughters (age 3 and 6 at the time) and my mom and stepdad, who had been there before. This little town far exceeded my expectations and made for the perfect multi-generational family destination.

Cavtat Croatia

So what’s so special about Cavtat?

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Life lately at the tip

After years of attempts and thoughts and stops and restarts, this blog finally seems to have found its place in my life, and looks like it might actually get off the ground. This is equal parts exciting and terrifying! Exciting because I feel like I’ve finally found a niche I can settle in to, but so nerve-wracking to put my writing skills on display.

Today possibly summed up the point where my reality meets this blog really well:
Poppet’s school holiday started today, and it’s also her 5-and-a-half birthday – she’s been asking for months when that day will be so it’s been built up a lot.
Roo still had swimming as usual in the morning, so I told Poppet we’d do something special for lunch.

This ended up being a trip to the ever-popular V&A Waterfront …

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