Walking around Zagreb and not visiting Maksimir would be a real shame. Namely, Maksimir is one of the largest and most beautiful parks in the city. The park is a favourite place for walks, sports and simply enjoying the beautiful nature in the heart of the city. A special place in the park itself is its zoo. One of the three zoos in Croatia is the largest and I dare say the most beautiful one. It's not just my subjective thinking, it's also proven by the number of visitors. A
First act: Nikica Katić welcomes us with a smile on his face according to an old tradition with excellent brandies, below the evergreen trees on top of Kutinska Slatina. The last act: after maybe ten or eleven glasses of varied wines, we decide to go all together to the Wine Court in Kutina to continue tasting Moslavina wine drops in further ten sequences. Everything between is a wonderful Moslavina gastronomic story in Klet Romić, which enchants with its rural beauty, especi
It is always a sheer pleasure to recommend a restaurant and its kitchen, and this time it is the Bistro Babriga in Velika Gorica. Maybe you’d think that Velika Gorica doesn’t have so many tourist attractions, but if you look for a gastronomic getaway, a visit to Babriga should be very satisfying. It is a family restaurant opened in 1994. Mr. and Mrs. Jančić first opened it as a café, and after their son, Tomislav went to a school to become a chef, they transformed it into a c
In late middle ages count Fridrik Ratkay from the castle of Veliki Tabor fell in love with a local peasant girl Veronika of Desinić. Their secret meeting point was a hill overlooking the castle. Because it was forbidden love and a sin, this hill was named Sinful Hill – Grešna gorica. Since 1996 here works the first registered Croatian agritourism, a splendid place of tradition and enjoyment, dedicated to the grandma’s traditional cuisine of Zagorje. We came here at dusk and w
Family ethno hotel “Stara Vodenica” (Old Watermill) of family Galić is situated close to Klanjec and near the Sutla River. You cannot miss it on the road as the exterior resembles fairytale place with a distinctive Zagorje features. Family Galić transformed it based on years of tourism experience. Now it welcomes visitors from all around the world in a picturesque corner of Hrvatsko Zagorje, with River Sutla, Klanjec, Kumrovec, and Castle of Veliki Tabor in easy reach by car.
An exclusive four-star hotel, situated on the bank of the river Korana and surrounded by a centuries-old park, has become a symbol of Karlovac gastronomy. Hotel Korana-Srakovčić features its restaurant Dobra, with a lovely terrace for a business lunch, intimate or family celebrations. The restaurant cares for slow food dining, based on the traditional local products with a modern twist. Tastes and flavours, accompanied by an excellent service and spectacular view on river Kor