Zagreb Christmas Market

Another year is coming to an end and we are enjoying December, a festive, feel-good month in which we reminisce about the year and make plans for the new one. December is also a time for one of my favourite experiences – visiting Christmas markets nearby with the people who are near and dear to me. And after several years of traveling to Austria in pursuit for the ultimate, most festive Christmas market experience, this year our travels didn’t take us far at all and the choice fell on a one-day visit to Zagreb.
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Hidden Venetian gems

How exciting is to find hidden gems close to your home that feel like being from another world! Although I’ve been to Venice several times, I’ve almost always followed the same touristic footsteps: Piazza San Marco, Doge’s Palace, Rialto Bridge… A bit of people watching, a lot of thronging with gazillions of tourists, waving to gondolas passing by, buying some souvenirs… and that’s it. That’s Venice! Or is it? Continue reading “Hidden Venetian gems”

Dolce Vita in Istria

Croatia strives on tourism. In the few summer months that we consider ‘high season’, people here put their thinking caps on and work hard to offer tourists the best and most unique summer experience possible. One such attempts of offering something new and different was the Dolce Vita Festival, held last weekend in Rovinj, Istria. Continue reading “Dolce Vita in Istria”

Slovenian Green and Blue

I really love the unplanned, spontaneous decisions and ‘’missions’’ that include getting together with people that are dear to me and enjoying the precious days when we can forget about work and obligations. One such ‘’mission” was the road trip to Slovenia that my friends, my BF and I took last weekend. Continue reading “Slovenian Green and Blue”