Historic Drive over Kozjak Mountain

Kozjak-2018-21Historic sites of Kaštela region near Split

Our Lady of Zečevo

vrsi_blog_018Traditional procession to island of Our Lady of Zečevo near Nin in North Dalmatia

Hercules of Brac – in search of ancient quarries

Few weeks back, a friend of mine organized a group to go to Brac Island and learn more on the Roman quarries of Brac. The group was led by an authority on Roman quarries, Dr. Mate Parica who is THE person to go to if interested in ancient quarries. Not only that he has seen the…

Historical and Maritime Museum of Istria

I love maritime museums. A year ago I was in Pula and had some time on my own so I decided to visit their maritime museum. Pula was the most important military naval base of Austro-Hungary and that is my favorite part of naval history: late 19th century and WWI. Since 1961,  founded as the…

Gnalic Shipwreck Exhibition at Biograd City Museum

This year’s Night at the Museum we spent at home as it was too cold for a baby to go out. So, it is a perfect opportunity to present one of Croatia’s most exclusive museum collections located in Biograd’s own City Museum. The shipwreck of Gnalic and it’s find was a major news back in…

Euphrasian basilica in Poreč, Istria

It has been a while since I first visited Euphrasian Basilica in Porec – back in 1987 while we took a field trip to Istria. Located in lovely Porec town, it is one of the most exceptional monuments for early Christian architecture and art in Europe and listed with UNESCO as a World Heritage Site….

Aquarium Dubrovnik

Although a country with beautiful sea and sea rich in marine life, Croatia has very few aquariums. The best known is the one in Dubrovnik and it is also the most interesting one despite it’s small collection. Dubrovnik sea aquarium is situated within the walls of the medieval fortress St. Ivan (St. John’s) and it…

Museum of Broken Relationships, Zagreb

It is official: the BEST museum in the World is in Zagreb! It is the most awesome Museum of Broken Relationships and I finally got to visit! I have to say that I have been a fan of the very idea as soon as I heard of it as it is simply brilliant. And the…