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

Ancient Irish Seasons

It’s dump, grey and drizzly outside, one of the days when heavy blankets of clouds seem cast anchored above the very west of Europe. Nevertheless, today, I choose to think about the bright, sunny days ahead of us and celebrate the first day of spring as the ancient Celts on the shores of Ireland did. Those lads and lassies … More Ancient Irish Seasons

‘We do Have 2 Parties in Cuba ….’

‘We do have 2 parties in Cuba, one is called Fidel and the other Raúl,’ Alberto, a guide in his thirties, answered my, somewhat, naive question and both of us burst laughing. We were chatting about his homeland, the only country he’s ever seen, and I wanted to know if there were any potential political movements, any chances whatsoever that at … More ‘We do Have 2 Parties in Cuba ….’

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

A Stroll around Puzzling Tbilisi

Georgia is a country of big contrasts that made me very puzzled. Just a stroll around its capital Tbilisi, makes it obvious that history didn’t spare the country that lies on the crossroads of Europe and Asia. The city, where a quarter of the Georgian population lives, is trying to get to its previous, 19th century-self, the glam of which is apparent … More A Stroll around Puzzling Tbilisi