Food & drink
BRAC ISLAND - EASY TO GET TO AND LOTS TO DOPosted on 18 Feb 2018 17:30

First time visitors to Croatia are often concerned that staying on one of the islands will involve them in a complicated journey and once on the island they will be limited in what they can do.

EAT CHEAP IN PULA, CROATIAPosted on 12 May 2017 15:50

The cost of eating out in Croatia may be less than you might think. Croatia has many excellent restaurants and superlative sea …

SAFE FAMILY HOLIDAY DESTINATIONS FOR 2017Posted on 20 Jan 2017 18:48

As more and more travellers consider the threat of terrorism as a major factor when planning their family holidays, Croatia offers one of the safest Mediterranean holiday …

OLIVE OIL AND WINE TOURPosted on 1 Dec 2016 11:29

Istria is criss-crossed with wine routes and has numerous small wineries and olive oil producers of excellent quality. Many of them welcome visitors and allow tasting of their produce and of course the chance to buy direct from them. I love winding my way through the hills and valleys of central …


Opatija is a unique holiday destination in Croatia due to its architectural grandeur, sublime cuisine and huge choice of entertainment and activities. This makes it a fantastic holiday choice for adults, teenagers and children.

TOP 5 DUBROVNIK ATTRACTIONSPosted on 27 Oct 2015 16:10

City style, beach life and excursions to off shore islands make Dubrovnik a great all-round choice for a main holiday or a short break. Here is our whistle stop tour of five of the best things to do in the city.


September brings with it cooler temperatures and a very different atmosphere to the scorching summer months, but pick your location well and Croatia in the autumn can be an excellent holiday option.

TRUFFLE TREATS IN ISTRIAPosted on 2 Sep 2015 17:35

September sees the start of Istria’s seven-week truffle season, the perfect excuse for truffle-filled events, local festivals and truffle-laden menus in restaurants. Top spot for truffle hunters is the area around Pazin, Buje and Buzet and particularly in …

MARUNADA FESTIVALPosted on 27 Aug 2015 18:51

Visit Istria during the famous Marunada chestnut festival (10-25 October), Lovran’s annual celebration of the sweet chestnuts or maruni which grow only on Istria’s Opatija Riviera. Larger and sweeter than normal chestnuts, the maruni have remained one of the area's most important …

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