Croatian wines – Phenomenal & Presidential

Travel journalist and wine enthusiast Anita Palada continues her investigation of the indigenous grapes of Croatia and finds how wines with unfamiliar names such as Dingač and Crljenak end up on the table of US President Joe Biden.

Dalmatian winegrowers are pouring their heart and soul into these magical drops. They know that nothing great in this world has ever been created without emotions, including the intoxicating wines of Dingač and Zinfandel!

Istria – from lazy sunbathers to frantic families

The Istrian peninsula has grown immensely popular among holiday-seekers from all over Europe, as it has everything it takes to satisfy the whole family: Clear blue waters for the kids, sun and shopping for the teenagers, culture and good food for the parents. And all at a more affordable price than in, let’s say, Italy. Here’s our tips to the best places for the whole family in Istria.

Game of Thrones magic in Dubrovnik

Game of Thrones is filmed on location in many beautiful, impressing and epic sites in Europe. From dramatic Malta to gloomy Scotland, the TV show has combined the magic of certain locations with the illusion of computer graphics – and has captivated an entire world audience as spectators to this epic drama.

You yourself can be a part of this marvellous tapestry when visiting Dubrovnik, and pretend that you’re in King’s Landing. Discover with us the best Game of Thrones sites in Dubrovnik – and beyond!

The birthplace of Zinfandel

The Zinfandel grape was not always a super sexy wine from the sunny hills of California. Before this American sweetheart became everybody’s favourite, it lived a harsh life on the Dalmatian hillsides. And it’s name was Crljenak Kaštelanski.

Learn how this extraordinary wine found its way to America – and how viticultural CSI traced its roots back to Croatia.

Zadar and the Sea that burped

Zadar is a lovely old town, isolated from the office building bricks in the outskirts of the city by the sea, as the old, finger-shaped old town on the peninsula would turn its back to the ugly architecture, that preceded the town’s hay day back in the renaissance. There are many reasons to visit Zadar, one of them is to experience the free art installations of Architect Nikola Bašić – and hear the sea burp.