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...]