The late spring sun scorched us well after the rain. We feel a whiff of summer as Ina Kolega, director of the Tourist Board of the Municipality of Kali and myself climb through the olive groves and the Way of the Cross to the lookout point from which a beautiful view spreads over the town of Kali, on the island of Ugljan. Near Zadar, Ugljan is known as the island of olives, but Kali is known for its fishing, written in the genes of Kali people. Not only is the hilly area arou
Every Primorac (a person living in Croatian Littoral region) likes the konoba, a cellar-like part of the house. Mostly they like to enjoy their own konoba but do not run away from anyone else’s, especially to enjoy gastronomic pleasures in it. The tradition of dining in the konoba, where old dishes and other necessities were kept, but also where oil, wine, prosciutto, cheese and cured meat products were found, is a special charm of the Croatian Littoral. In summer the people
There is no gastronomic fair where we do not encounter fish delicacies from Kaštel Kambelovac! Živko Dražin extends knowledge of homemade anchovies, sardines and marinades through the traditional recipe everywhere. Its offer is a panacea of the Adriatic wealth and Dalmatian climate, which means the best of the Mediterranean tradition of exploiting the blue fish that once defended these areas from hunger. Every time we visit Dražin, we will start in a harmonious tasting order.
Viškovo is a place situated north of Rijeka, effectively Rijeka’s suburb, but retains its special status as a town and proud itself for a long tradition of mask festivals. The area is known as Halubje, so the carnival is called Halubajski karnival, which has very longstanding tradition with Halubje bell ringers (Halubajski zvončari). Many tend to associate Rijeka carnival with Halubajski zvončari, who are indeed kings of carnival festivities. Horrific animal mask on head, big