Strap on your snow boots and come take a walk with us in Zagorje, the mountainous region just north of Zagreb! The town of Marija Bistrica is home to one of the most important shrines in Croatia and a destination for thousands of religious pilgrims each year. After a fresh snowfall its possible that the town is even more gorgeous than normal.
When it comes to finding local recommendations major websites like Yelp and TripAdvisor can be a crapshoot - often you'll only see what is most popular and touristy, and who knows if the selections have been rigged or weighted. Read on to find out why we like to search out Facebook groups for great advice from locals while traveling.