Why returning to the same place is the most relaxing holiday I can ever have

Slovenians, we’re a strange breed of people. Every year before summer we start discussing our national travel trends that always show the same result: most of us spend our summer holiday in Croatia. Next to the Germans we account for the most tourism arrivals to this country. We’ve been taught this way, it’s part of…

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Random photo: A midsummer night’s sunset

If I were determining the calendar system, the year would end with the summer solstice. This would be the culmination of a month-long celebration to worship the sun and at the same time the beginning of a slow goodbye from it. That’s actually exactly how I feel every year when the longest day is approaching. Even if the summer is only…

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Places We Should Visit More Often: Istria

I admit I’ve been avoiding Croatian Istria since I stopped travelling there with my parents every summer. Let’s be honest, in terms of unspoilt beaches and crystal clear water Croatia has so much more to offer. But recently I realised I’ve been doing it injustice. I still wouldn’t want to spend my summer holiday there,…

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The Restaurant That Turned Me Into a Fish Snob

One of the main reasons we’ve been spending our summer holidays on the Brač island in Dalmatia for the last eight (or is it nine?) years is a restaurant we discovered during our first stay. Come to think of it, it’s more likely the sole reason for our annual pilgrimage, the joyful anticipation of it…

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