Currency: Kuna, which is divided into 100 lipa (in 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 500 and 1000 kuna notes).
Cuisine: Get a taste for the seafood-dominated cuisine of the Mediterranean and the filling schnitzel-and-strudel fare of central Europe.
Tipping etiquette: Staff won’t expect you to tip, but it’s considered polite to do so. 10% is the norm.
Transport: Travel up and down Croatia’s coastline using the bus service, do some island hopping on a ferry, or jump on the train to explore the rest of the country.
Top tip: Croatia’s culinary scene is on the rise with regional specialities and bountiful produce inspiring a new generation of fine dining foodies – oysters, truffles, olive oil and white wine are a ‘must try’ for any visitor.