As the Croatian cuisine emerged, the two food-loving fairy godmothers sat at its cradle and each brought their lavish gifts to the feast. The cuisine of Croatia is sumptuously diverse. For it is defined by Croatia’s distinct history and geography – the former bequeathing it with European and Eastern dishes and latter bringing both the
You’ve got the beach, the sun and the sunsets – there’s nothing left for the kids to complain about, right? Err, no. Soon enough there’ll be whines to the effect of “I’m bored and I’ll make sure you know it. And you will never, ever finish that book you’re reading”. So, before you make that
An environment without cars is a true rarity in the world where noise and pollution have become part and parcel of modern life. And for those of us who love walking and cycling but prefer warm showers to icy wells and electricity to petrol lamps, it is a great compromise between present and the past.
My idea of a great coast and a good swim is firmly rooted in my childhood experience of the Adriatic Sea that embraces the long and varied line of Croatian coastline. Jumping into the slick, crystal water and swimming with ease any which way, undisturbed by violent currents, thundering waves or, indeed, dangerous sea creatures
A “pumpkin”. This is what my good friend calls Zagreb’s pride and joy that is the Medvednica Nature Park, aka Sljeme - the home of the Snow Queen World Cup alpine race that’s been taking place on its splendid slopes since 2005, named in honour of a four-time Olympic gold medallist and a multiple (as