Uzdah kula – The Tower of Sighs www.secretdalmatia.com

Not so far away from the main tourist routes, treasures and stories of the past are slowly fading into the oblivion. Our heritage and past is disappearing without our children ever hearing about the stories that were once told by the fires… Last time we did that was during the war in the 90s when,…

Grgur Ninski in Split

One of the most photographed and most visited places in Split are the Golden Gates of the Diocletian’s Palace along with the statue of Gregory of Nin or Grgur Ninski as locally called. The story of Gregory is a typical one for Croatian history as we always quarreled among us preventing any prospect. He was…

Fortica at Pag Bridge

When crossing the Pag bridge, we all look down to see the ruins of a small fortress on the very tip of Pag Island. It is called Fortica and it has been standing there since the Middle Ages protecting or guarding the narrow straight between Pag and the mainland. If coming from Zadar, take first…

Hiking the Secret Dalmatia way

Running the agency specializing in authentic experiences is always a pleasure but some days are even more pleasurable than the others! It is especially the case when I am taking some clients hiking! So, for the past few months I was in touch with the Frlekins of California who spend their summer on Prvić Island…

Etno Gastro Festival in Biograd

Many of the local festivals come and go unnoticed. One of them was this Etno Gastro Table festival in Biograd. Not any longer. What started as a small presentation of food from inner Croatia and Dalmatia, now became one of the biggest festivals of it’s kind combining cultural heritage from all regions of Croatia. This…

Hiking on Zrmanja

It has been a busy week and too much computer work took it’s toll on back, wrists, eyes… Getting out became necessary! So I called a good friend to join me on a short hike to Zrmanja’s beautiful Veliki Buk waterfall. We considered an alternative route that would be a bit more demanding but, of…