Harley Days Croatia – Biograd 2011

It is over now. Crazy weekend is behind us… The weekend when our small town turned into Sturgis hosting the biggest Harley Davidson Rally in Europe in 2011 – The 20th H.O.G. Rally! Biograd is small – 5000 inhabitants – and we hosted a crowd of about 10 000 bikers  from all over! And, apparently,…

Pag Cheese Tasting tour

As we always try to develop new tours and programs in all regions of Croatia, our special interest is in shore excursions: how to give the most in limited amount of time. One of the latest programs is the Pag Cheese tasting at Gligora Dairy in Kolan, on the the island of Pag. Here is…

Vinistra 2011

As always, Vinistra is a special event that should not be missed if you have any interest in great wines and food. Since I expect more elaborate reviews of wines and oils from my blogging friends, I will give just an overview of this year’s event. Vinistra was held again at Žatika sports hall in…

Outer Islands of Dalmatia: Jabuka, Svetac and Brusnik

I have been to numerous islands, hidden fortresses, unknown caves, crazy places… But these islands: Jabuka, Svetac and Brusnik  I wanted to visit ever since I was a kid! Jabuka – a volcanic rock in the middle of the Adriatic. Svetac – the stronghold of Illyrian queen Teuta and Brusnik, another volcanic island just like…

Murter Shipyard

The wooden shipbuilding tradition on Croatian shores started probably with first humans coming here. Eventually, the Illyrians became so skillful in both shipbuilding and sailing that their liburna ships were adopted by the Romans after they conquered this side of the Adriatic. But, times are changing and ship building too. From the glorious liburnas to…

Grbac sparkling wine

Istria does not stop to surprise! Thanky to my friend, business partner and guide – Zdenka of Istriana Travel – I visited one of the most interesting traditional wine cellars in the country. Not only it is traditional but it is a wine cellar that produces only sparking wine using only the traditional method. The…