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Rovinj – The place for a perfect vacation

When I started to think about writing this blog post I had one of the biggest blogging dilemmas ever. Should I share this beautiful place with the rest of the world or should I keep it for myself as long as I could? If there would be one word that would mean a ‘vacation’ to me, it would be Rovinj. I just have so many lovely memories from there that it really became another home to me. I spent some of the first summer vacations as an adult there, watched so many beautiful sunsets from its Medieval walls and got…

Hotel Panorama – Hotel with the best view in Zagreb

It’s always a bit weird to look for a hotel in your home town (well, a home town in which you don’t live any more). You don’t really feel like a tourist, but don’t feel like a local any more either. However, I decided to took it as my advantage, use my knowledge as a local and each time I’m in Zagreb, stay in some of the city’s iconic hotels. Of course, by enjoying as a tourist! So, when during our recent trip to Zagreb, Marijan’s parents offered to babysit Karlo for a few days, we wanted to spend that time somewhere…

Zagreb like a local: Ultimate City Guide

I’ve always found a bit hard to write about the city where I was born and grew up – Zagreb. That’s why I was always postponing this blog post. However, things changed lately, and I’m in Zagreb maybe twice per year. But, like a visitor now. That’s why I’m starting to see it from a different side of view. I’m more and more a guest in it. So, I thought that now, I can combine those two roles and give a bit different view to one of my favourite cities. And here it is, my ultimate guide to Zagreb from a local…

A quick guide to Varaždin

Croatia is well known for its Adriatic coastline, but its inland is definitely worth visiting, as well. That’s why I decided to compile a series of posts dedicated to not-so-well-known places there, but absolute musts if you are planning to spend more days in this beautiful country. We will start with the baroque pearl of North Croatia – Varaždin. A quick guide to Varaždin Varaždin is one of those towns which charm you can feel instantly. It is full of cute small streets, beautiful mansions, picturesque churches and friendly people. Once it was the capital of Croatia, but it lost…

What to visit in Istria (Croatia)?

Istrian peninsula, also known as a Tuscany of Croatia is one of its most beautiful parts. It is a great mixture of a beautiful Mediterranean coastline and the inland full of vineyards, olive trees and a small hills with a Medieval towns on them. The best way to explore it is by car because this will gave you the opportunity to wonder from town to town and explore its great cuisine and history. #1 – Pula Istra’s biggest city has rich history that goes back to Prehistory times. Well preserved amphitheater (Arena), triumphal arch, forum and theater originates from Roman…