Sunday, 20 May 2018

Learning Croatian: Dalmatia's Shortest and Finest Conversation

Learning Croatian is no easy thing, but when some standard exchanges can be picked up very quickly, such as the very finest and shortest conversation exchange in Dalmatia.

Friday, 27 April 2018

In The Beautiful Croatia, All Animals are Equal, But Some are More Equal than Others

May 4, 2018 - A snapshot of how modern Croatia works for the chosen few, and how the direction of a destination can be quietly changed to suit those chosen few. 

Sunday, 8 April 2018

Discovering the Forgotten Grape Varieties of Hvar with Teo Huljic in Jelsa

While some winemakers are focused on producing quantity and maximising profits, others ply their craft out of love and curiosity. A fascinating wine tasting in the back alleys of the old town of Jelsa with the mercurial Teo Huljic on April 6, 2018.

Friday, 6 April 2018

150th Anniversary of the Hygienic Society on Hvar

The Societa Igienica was the precursor to modern tourism in Hvar town

Wednesday, 4 April 2018

Hvar Easter Wine Surprise: Unknown Indigenous Palaruša Grape

April 4, 2018 - Croatia is said to have some 130 indigenous grape varieties. The actual number is not known, possibly because unheard of varieties keep popping out of the woodwork. Meet Palaruša. 

Sunday, 1 April 2018

After 15 Years, Jelsa's Za Krizen Monument Sees the Light of Day

March 31, 2018 - After more than a decade in storage, the monument for Jelsa's Crossbearer's Square finds its final resting place. 

Saturday, 31 March 2018

Goodbye Jelsa Bench, Hello Carpe Diem? Mayor Niksa Peronja Gives Prime Concession to Hvar Party Partner

March 31, 2018 - All change in the heart of intellectual life on Hvar, as Jelsa's famous Bench, aka the island Wikipedia, looks set to move way for the expansion of the Hvar party to central Hvar. 

Thursday, 29 March 2018

UNESCO Za Krizen 2018 Procession Underway in Jelsa on Hvar

March 29, 2018 - A UNESCO procession, dating back more than 500 years, is once more underway through the night on Maundy Thursday on the island of Hvar. 

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