Tasting at Škaulj Winery 2018

skaulj012Tasting great wines at Zadar regions prime tasting cellar of Škaulj in Nadin.

The Sleepy Silba

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Silba island is a hidden sailing paradise away from crowds of mass tourism.

Benkovac Wine Tasting

Benkovac-Tasting-001Earlier this spring we had a pleasure to show our hospitality to several quite interesting guests from USA. Mr. Frank Dietrich, joined by his staff, wine writer Marcy Gordon and Zdravko and Marion Podolski of GoHvar blog all joined us at a very special little tasting in Benkovac.

Aerodrom Vis

This past summer I spent quite a bit of time on Vis and what to do but to explore and enjoy this spectacular island. One of my favorite discoveries was Aerodrom. It is gostionica or some sort of inn but now that term is rarely used as it is now almost archaic. Now you have wine…

Scedro Island

This past fall I started talking to my guide Sonja and her boyfriend Pavo  about visiting his restaurant on Scedro Island. General idea was to have a special place that will provide superb meal on a unique location and off the beaten path. Scedro is not a mystery but it is not the most popular…

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…

Zagreb Wine Gourmet Weekend 2012

Zagreb Wine Gourmet Weekend is one of my favorite wine and food shows in Croatia. A great opportunity to see and learn about new trends, wines, olive oils and food but also to meet some old friends and make some new ones. This year, ZWG was held at wonderful settings of the old Glyptotheque of…

Best Restaurants in Croatia – Plavi podrum in Volsko, Opatija

Although I am mostly oriented towards Dalmatia and bringing travelers to  Zadar and south, I also try to push them to other beautiful and exceptional places in the country. Of course, great food is a must for every serious traveler as they rely on my recommendations. One of the places I have been recommending for…

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…