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
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
The airport shuttle trundles along the winding, coastal road towards Dubrovnik, while my sight and thoughts wander above the horizon. ‘This is stunning!’, interrupts my dozing with open eyes. ‘What do you mean’, I reply, looking around and trying to spot what my Fella is referring to. He didn’t expect he’d have to explain anything; … More Beautiful Croatian Scenic Roads
Enjoy a stroll through the lovely streets of Rovinj in Croatia …. Some places/activities that I’d recommend in the area: Hotel Lone Restaurant Kantinon Restaurant Barba Danilo Excursion to Lim Channel (a nice boat ride in the channel, a short walk and visit to Romulad’s cave) – you can do it yourself by car – the … More A Stroll through Lovely Rovinj
‘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
All the Croatians’ complaints about the summer that is NOT a summer make me laugh these days; the air temperatures are from 25 to 30 degrees Celsius and the sea temperatures are just a few degrees below – 24 to 26 today. To be fair, unusually for this time of the year, there are … More Weather or No-weather, That’s the Question!