Two Early 20th ct Travel Journals in my Collection

Crossing Boka - Peasants in Split - Klis fortress - Motoring through the Balkans

Crossing Boka – Motoring through the Balkans

Buhač or amazing Dalmatian chrysanthemum

Now this is one amazing flower! Buhač is its the name in Croatian or, in English, Dalmatian chrysanthemum If you want to test a local on his/her knowledge on Dalmatia and looking for a good question, just ask them what Buhač is and if they an recognize it in the wild. So what is so special about…

Villa Ruza Restaurant – Kolocep Island, Dubrovnik

Villa Ruža has been on the list of top Dubrovnik area restaurants for some time now. It is located on the island of Koločep and not easy to get to unless you are chartering a boat or having a private motor boat transfer to the island. But, it is a stunning place worth visiting and…

Best Restaurants in Croatia – Proto Restaurant in Dubrovnik

Last weekend I had to go to Dubrovnik for a brief inspection trip so I decided to visit one of Dubrovnik’s best known restaurants – Proto – and have lunch there. Proto is located very close to Pile gates and to the right from Stradun when walking from Pile. Proto is primarily known as one…

Chef Thierry Caruel at Villa Argentina

Yesterday, I had to rush to Dubrovnik for a meeting. It was just in-and-out thing but still had to get up early and drive for few hours. Dubrovnik, beautiful as always, was basking in misty morning (and afternoon, and evening…) and I had a chance, after a while, to visit Villa Argentina – one of…

Nakovana – ghost village

I enjoy ruins, ghost towns, abandoned places and everything historic. Imagine my excitement when I first entered Nakovana! Last Saturday I was visiting my new friends in Trpanj (Raguz family) and they took me to a very special place that does not get that many visitors: abandoned village of Nakovana deep in the hillside of…

Guest Blogger – Ruth Seba and Traditional Filigree Jewelry Design

If you are interested in seeing some traditional handcrafted jewellery being made then a visit to Seba Dizajn, Ulica dePolo, would be an essential part of your visit to Korcula. Seba Dizajn is located beneath Marko Polo tower, (Marko Polo’s Korcula home) and was opened by Adolf & Ruth Seba in June 2011 to showcase…

From Italy to Croatia

Traveling from Italy to Croatia – despite looking so easy – may hold several obstacles. Many of our clients are looking for reliable information on how to travel from Italy to Croatia so we compiled this list of possibilities Traveling from Italy to Croatia can be quite a challenge unless you are familiar with all…