Can I tell you my biggest fear?It’s being a constant outsider, shunned by my own people.This happens when I try to explain that writing is a proper job. I see everyone’s eyes rolling up. It … [Read more...]
We travel to feel inspired, but there is no inspiration without going outside of our comfort zone. Knowing how to familiarise yourself with local ways is a skill that can be learned and applied universally – no matter which country you're visiting. In today's global world, dealing with cultural difference is a matter of basic literacy. It's also a perfect way of looking within and learning about yourself. Dig into my travel wisdom!
I think that the best travel guide for Croatia is reading novels set in Croatia. Most of my readers think that too. And they often ask me: 'what should I read before travelling to Croatia’?You … [Read more...]
Croatian sausage – the country’s super food. It comes in exploding variety of flavours celebrating authentic small-scale production. It ennobles the humble sauerkraut, fills a warm bun and compliments … [Read more...]
Strange superstitions guide our everyday life. Not necessarily religious. Just quirky little beliefs that make us collect unusual souvenirs or spit three times if a black cat crosses our path.I’ll … [Read more...]
We’ve been eager to light up that first Advent candle and begin our Christmas countdown. Twinkling lights, bustling Christmas markets, shopping frenzy... All familiar and by now commercial elements … [Read more...]
Imagine landing into a vast snow-driven wilderness of Alaska or Greenland. Whiteness everywhere. As your eye meets the horizon, there’s only one word to describe this beauty: snow.It’s the same in … [Read more...]