A Birdcall

I grew up in a city on the Croatian coast. Vehicles speeding on the roads were a much more common sound on the 9th floor of the large apartment block, than a birds’ song, but the sea views connected us with the nature. Summers, however, were a completely different story. We’d spend almost 3 months in our seaside village … More A Birdcall

A Stroll through Lovely Šibenik and its Surroundings

Šibenik and its surroundings are one of my favourite areas in Croatia and it surprises me when I realize that many tourists don’t know about this pearl of the Croatian coast… So, here it is …. something to take into account if Croatia is your next destination. A few tips and recommendations (including useful links) for … More A Stroll through Lovely Šibenik and its Surroundings

Croatian Licitar

This is a Croatian Licitar, a biscuit made of honey dough, that has been produced in Croatia for hundreds of years. Even though Licitars are made of edible ingredients, we don’t eat them, but keep them as a decoration. With this one, I send you lots of love and wish you a merry Christmas wherever … More Croatian Licitar

Unknown Croatian Side in London – 3 Winters

The winter of 2014 is around the corner in London. One of the bustling capitals of the world is speeding into the new year. Buskers, cars, Christmas carols, trains, noise, English with all possible and impossible accents, smells from thai over curry to churros, languages of the world, crowd, hustle and bustle of a big city. … More Unknown Croatian Side in London – 3 Winters

Witch’s Halloween Flight over the Adriatic Sea

As every respectable witch, Yesterday morning, I woke up with a flying itch. I said, ‘So long, Dublin, see you soon!’ And was above the Alps before noon. The Alps were beautiful and dramatic, But the blue Adriatic made me ecstatic. Note: If you are flying from the Western Europe direction to Zadar or Split, … More Witch’s Halloween Flight over the Adriatic Sea

Shiny Colours of Farmer’s Markets in Croatia

‘Djevojko!’ (‘Girl!’ in Croatian), I hear someone calling behind my back. Thank you, but the days when I was a girl passed quite some time ago so I don’t turn towards the voice. ‘Hello! Allo! Kommen!’, the man’s so persistent that I have to see who’s calling. A vegetable seller smiles and approaches me with … More Shiny Colours of Farmer’s Markets in Croatia