The dawn of the Solstice 2011 in Nin – Secret Dalmatia

It’s been a while since I wanted to do this: wait for the first ray of Sun on the Solstice right next to the beautiful Sv. Kriz church in Nin – World’s smallest cathedral as it is usually called. So, this past Tuesday, I got up at 4 AM and drove to Nin. The town…

Fresco painting in Istria

I still have some nice stories from Istria to share… One of them is the story of wonderful fresco painting workshops  in charming Roč town. Thanks to my Istrian partner Zdenka, of Istriana Travel, we are adding this great program to our list of private tours in Croatia. And we had to check it in…

Triple barrel cannon by Leonardo Da Vinci. In Benkovac?

I love when I find or just hear about something quite rare. Although it will be in the news soon – as the exhibition on Klicevica opens tomorrow – this is a fairly first report on this interesting triple barrel cannon. I first heard about this canon few months back while hanging out with my…

Konoba Hvaranin, Split

My clients often ask where they can have something authentic and eat like the locals. Konoba Hvaranin in Split is definitely one of those places! This past Sunday we decided to eat out as we spent too much time on the Riva with our clients leaving for a week long gulet trip. Hvaranin seemed the…