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...]
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!
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...]
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...]
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...]