The Sleepy Silba

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

Ruinart Champagne dinner at Pelegrini


We have been invited by chef Rudi for an evening of Ruinart champagnes paired with his (always) great dishes. Pelegrini is one of the top 3 restaurants in the Country and always an absolute pleasure to dine at so we could not refuse.

Saints Hills Vinaria

Peljesac peninsula is one of those regions that is considered to be  one of the “wine countries” of Croatia just like it is Istria or Plješivica… Famous for it’s rich bodied plavac from Dingač and Postup appellations, this region is simply a must for any serious wine lover. In 1961 Dingač became Croatia’s first recognized appellation with “Protected…

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…

St . Vincent’s Day in Imotski

Thanks to wine cellar Grabovac near Imotski, St. Vincent’s has become one of the most important dates of a winter calendar for winemakers in this part of Dalmatia. It is celebrated on the 22nd of January and it is more connected with traditions of continental Croatia but, for the past 9 years, it has been…

Best Restaurants in Croatia – “360°” by Jeffrey Vella, Dubrovnik

Opened this past summer, in place of former Gil’s, “360°” by Jeffrey Vella is the latest addition to Dubrovnik culinary scene. The place continues to be a very high end restaurant and it is still one of the most prestigious places on the coast. The menu is still modern but Mr. Vella did a great…

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…