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5 of the finest wines in Croatia

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Wine tasting Zagreb

Cheers or should we say Zivjeli !  (jivoli) As its Friday and its been a long week, we feel ready for a relaxing glass of wine tonight and this brought back some fond memories of our experiences in Croatia. We have been lucky enough to enjoy a stunning wine tasting at the Tomic winery on… Read more »

5 reasons to visit Croatia out of season

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Plitvice walkway 2

Plitvice National Park.  Visit in the months of April, May or towards the end of September and you will find there are nowhere near as many crowds as you would find in peak summer season.  In our view this is by far the best time of the year to get a real feel of the… Read more »

Whatever the weather…..

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Beach at Supetar

Good Grief what on earth is going on with our weather? As I write this in the ‘sun’ room  (and I use the term loosely); the wind is whirling around and the rain is lashing against the windows.  Our garden is flooded and the snowdrops look very sorry for themselves indeed. What I will say… Read more »

Ideas for when planning your Summer 2014 holiday to Croatia

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To put it bluntly and honestly  – Book early – the best property is booking up fast ! Already we can report that the Villa Andrea in Tucepi is fully booked for sea view balcony rooms for the month of June – we aren’t surprised to be honest it’s a real winner,  family run, boutique,… Read more »

planes, planes and holidays !

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Split Riva

Well – it may only be the 30th December, but we are really busy with enquiries for next year.  But we like being busy so you won’t hear any complaints from us, in fact,  the more the merrier! Just before Christmas we went to a ‘do’ at the Croatian Embassy and met up with the… Read more »

Sretan Bozic Svima

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main square in Hvar, Croatia

Well Christmas is nearly here, and this week the team have been eating drinking and making merry in advance of the festivities. Last week we were invited to the Croatian Embassy for a Christmas Carol evening. It was fab. Alison only went for the Ferrero Rocher so was a little disappointed that even though she… Read more »

Who knew? Ice cream and pasta specialists ?

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Croatian lads with ice cream

Fancy An Ice Cream? With a strong influence from its Italian neighbours across the Adriatic sea, it comes as little surprise that Croatian ice cream (Sladoled) easily rivals the best Italian gelati in quality with an endless choice of every conceivable flavour. Beautifully presented and displayed in large glass fronted ice cream fridges it is… Read more »

Croatia holiday conundrum

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Kvarner Gulf

What does everyone think ? When you get a quote for a holiday, would you rather have a seat together and hold baggage included in the first quote you get, or would you prefer to have this added as an extra at the end. We only ask because in the good old days we always… Read more »

One of Croatia’s best kept secrets

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Grgich winery

We heard this week that Zagreb is soon to host an international wine festival and that over 60 wineries will travel to the Croatian capital to be judged.  Not a job we would like to be charged with, only because we have yet to have any wine in Croatia that wasn’t fantastic.  Its one of… Read more »

Christmas is coming……

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putting up the Christmas decorations in Dubrovnik Old Town

Ho ho ho – Dubrovnik has put up its Christmas decorations in the Old Town, along the Stradun.  As well as local government officers, the Fire Service also stepped in to assist.  With the accent firmly on the traditional, visitors will find lights, lanterns and traditional decorations really add to the festive atmosphere.  Pucic Palace… Read more »