As Marketing Manager for JayWay Travel, I get to see a lot of Central & Eastern Europe. As a foodie I see lots of other places too (Italy & Spain mostly).
With so little time I'd forget going to any of the islands - you'll lose a lot of time doing that. Definitely spend a day in Zagreb. It's quite unlike the rest of the country - it's a classic Central European capital city - a mini Vienna or Budapest. Stop... See More
Too much moving around in my opinion. Not worth going to Hvar for one night. No experience with blablacar in Croatia but you can check it out yourself to see if there are any rides there. There's no other competitor to look at though. Public transport or one way car... See More
Not stayed in either, but the Kings Court has a much more central location. As to food - haven't eaten in either but they're not renowned for their food. Whichever place you choose there are better restaurants very close. See More