When I decided to leave London and come back to Croatia, people stared at me in disbelief. ‘Why would you leave the most exciting city in the world?’ they pressed me.Why would I exchange an … [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!
Using a toilet outside my home’s comfort is not among my favourite experiences. Apparently there’s even a name for this ‘condition’: to be pee-shy.I don’t know if name-calling lightens things up … [Read more...]
Where do we turn to when we want to learn something? An expert authority. Years back, when I wanted to study anthropology, I chose the best UK college. I made sure my teachers were acclaimed experts … [Read more...]
Trstenik – a small coastal village on the Pelješac peninsula – is my summer home. I call it home because, for me, Trstenik is much more than a holiday destination.Every year, I hang out with … [Read more...]
Croatian wine is heaven So says the Mayor of London Boris Johnson. So spreads the word Beyoncé.In the spirit of patriotism, every Croat will tell you wine here is the best in the world. As an … [Read more...]
Christmas in Croatia used to be celebrated only at homes until a few years ago. During socialism it wasn't a popular business to be outspoken about one's religious beliefs and practices.I remember … [Read more...]