Fortresses of Dalmatia – Sv Nikola of Šibenik

Very few fortresses are so beautiful and elegant like the Sveti Nikola at the entrance of wonderful Šibenik Channel. One of the most amazing city ports on the planet, was heavily guarded by a number of fortresses and the crown jewel was the 16th century Sveti Nikola. It was designed by the famous Venetian architect…

Weddings in Croatia, Split

One of the most beautiful wedding locations in Croatia is, without any doubt, Sustipan park on Split. With the remains of an ancient monastery and a spectacular location overlooking the Adriatic, this is a perfect place for small and romantic weddings. It was last September that we were invited to my wife’s childhood friend Sanja’s…

Vransko Jezero lake – The most beautiful Panorama Point in Croatia!

I have seen most of the most beautiful panoramas in Dalmatia: from Srdj mountain overlooking Dubrovnik to mount Hum on Hvar. Maybe Biokovo is THE ONE but so far, panorama over Vransko lake offers the most beautiful views in Dalmatia! Over 200 islands in front of you (probably close to 300…): Kornati National Park, Pašman…

Heart Shaped Island romantic picnic – Galesnjak

The latest craze in searches on Croatia is the heart shaped island – Galešnjak near Turanj. Being one of the few natural objects in the shape of heart on the face of the Earth, it became widely popular this past Valentines when several major TV companies and newspapers told the story of this little island….

Food Travel in Croatia – Restaurant Branimir in Nin and the Šokol of Nin

Branimir is one of the most beautiful restaurants in Croatia. It is located in the traditional, beautifully restored medieval building just opposite the World’s smallest cathedral – St Križ (Saint Cross) in Nin. The interior has been carefully restored according to all the rules of the trade and the conservationists.The original structure has been preserved…

Captain Hoste and Vis

Vis is one of my favorite islands! Not only that my wife’s parents are both from Vis island, but it is one magical place that captivates nearly all that have set foot on it’s shores. The history of Vis starts with Greek settlers, Roman conquest and long fights with Venetians and nobility of Hvar. But…

Wine Tours of Croatia – Frano Miloš

Few are the wine makers that made so much in their life like Frano Miloš.He is a curly-headed, perhaps in his early forties, more of an artist than a wine maker and very charismatic—as testified by the magazine articles posted in his tasting room. His work also decorates these walls, giving the tasting room a…

Happy birthday, baba!

My grandma turned 101 today! She says that she was born in March but no one bothered to rush to Šibenik to get her registered with authorities back then – in the times of Austro-Hungarian Empire… She still lives on her own in a small village in Vodice hinterland and she is in good health….

Spring in Dalmatia

The spring is finally here! Everything is in bloom and the weather is gorgeous. Here are two images from our recent walks. Both represent the awakening! After the almonds have already gotten the green leaves, the peaches are showing their pink flowers! This is the one in my mother’s garden. Another one is not something…