SCENT OF ISTRIA

When going to Croatia try not to miss the picturesque region of Istria. What makes Istria recognizable is the region’s rich cultural heritage, gastronomy, natural diversity and inland’s small colorful towns. Thanks to the Roman heritage Istria has a lot of archaeological sites. The most famous is the Arena in Pula – the Roman amphitheater…

FEEL CHRISTMAS MAGIC IN CROATIA’S CAPITAL

December truly is the most wonderful time of the year; with Christmas is coming cities around Europe are competing for the award for the best Christmas market. Christmas decorations, fairy lights, candles, snowflakes, sweet flavors and gifts make each Christmas unique and memorable. This year Zagreb has been voted the best Christmas market by the…

LOVELY DAYS ON THE ISLAND OF BRAČ

Brač is the biggest island in Croatia’s Central Dalmatia region, with sleepy fishing villages untouched by time, medieval churches, beautiful beaches, crystal blue sea, and authentic Mediterranean cuisine. The most exciting place on the island of Brač is… Zlatni rat. The viewing point and the best asset of the island is the Zlatni rat beach in the…

INSTAGRAMMING CHRISTMAS

It’s the most wonderful and magical time of the year.  If you’re visiting Europe during the winter,  you should definitely plan your trip for December. Christmas spirit is all around and it is simply magical. According to the European Best Destinations website, this year Croatia’s capital Zagreb is voted for the best Christmas destination in…

A WEEKEND IN ZAGREB – DO IT LIKE A LOCAL

Despite the beautiful Adriatic coast and summer madness, in last few years Croatia’s capital Zagreb has been increasing its number of year round visitors in the recent past. Here are some tips of things to do if you want to experience a weekend in Zagreb like a local. FRIDAY “Let’s go for a coffee” is…

WHAT TO DO ON A RAINY DAY IN ZAGREB?

If you’re visiting Zagreb for a day and is bad weather, it doesn’t need to be a disaster. Zagreb has its charm even when the streets are wet and the rain drizzles down cafe windows. In the evenings with the obscure street lights it could even be considered romantic. Here are some ideas about what…

50 SHADES OF BLUE ON THE ISLAND OF BIŠEVO

Biševo is a small Croatian island in the Adriatic Sea, situated 5km south-west from the island of Vis. What makes Biševo recognisable is the island’s cliffs and caves, the most familiar being the Blue Cave, its untouched nature and its hidden bays and beautiful sand beaches. It is paradise for sailors and all nature lovers…

7 MUST-VISIT BEACHES ON THE ISLAND OF VIS

Vis is one of the most beautiful islands in Croatia’s South Dalmatia region with many caves and rocks, beautiful sand and pebble beaches, the turquoise Adriatic Sea and fantastic Dalmatian cuisine and wine. Here is a list of hidden beaches you shouldn’t miss when traveling to Vis.   1. Stiniva Stiniva is very notable for the powerful…

THE TRAKOŠĆAN CASTLE, CROATIA

Trakošćan is a medieval castle in Croatian region called Hrvatsko Zagorje, and it was built in the late 13th century as a part of defense network of the Zagorje principality. The owners of this beautiful place changed often in the first centuries of Trakošćan existence, but afterwards for almost 400 years it was the property of…