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

Flights to Croatia

Flights to Croatia are one of the most sought after terms when researching how to reach Croatia. As more and more carriers are flying directly to Croatia, it is becoming increasingly difficult to get proper information and to find the easiest way to (and out of) Croatia. From the main airports to several smaller, and…

Restaurants in Split – eating out in Split

So this was an exciting summer for all of us who like eating out from time to time. There are many newly opened restaurants in Split following the booming of tourism and increase of number of travelers who choose Split as their destination.Most of the restaurants are trying to have something other than boring, classic…

Kraljeva peć, Dugopolje – King’s Cave

Few weeks ago I heard about the King’s cave near Dugopolje from Mr. Tonči Radja and I immediately accepted the invitation to go there and visit. There are thousands of caves and pits in Dalmatia alone but it is hard to find them. Really hard. Even a cave of this proportion! Kraljeva peć or King’s…

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…

Dalmatian pyramid

No, this is not a new discovery in line with “Bosnian pyramids”. This is just a possible explanation of a mysterious pyramid first drawn on a 1570 map that was based on an older map by Šibenik native Martin Kolunic Rota who one of the most significant graphic artists of the second half of the…

Karst, megaliths, mysteries…or not?

This mild winter, when it is not raining, is perfect for exploring the region and for hiking, walking and all sorts of activities outdoors. I have a list of places that I plan to visit – both historic and natural – that is ever-expanding as I keep discovering new spots. There are about 60 of…

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…