My trip to Croatia this past June was, for most of it, marvellous. I enjoyed both Zagreb and Dubrovnik for different reasons. But my stay in Zagreb wasn't without its hiccups and, let's face it, while I can now laugh about some of them, others are just... not great. But are the kind of things … Continue reading Quirky Zagreb and… small hiccups of my trip there
I always like to visit the markets where the locals shop in every town. Not that I need to buy organic vegetables and fresh fish. Yet there is a certain pleasure in seeing how the locals behave so naturally and at ease in the market they are used to go every day probably since they … Continue reading The Old Market of Zagreb
Walking on the streets of Croatia - either in Zagreb or Dubrovnik - I kept passing by people eating ice cream. Adults and children alike, from cones or paper cups. Ice cream was being carried as coffee typically is in London. Of course, it's not like I don't see people eat ice cream in the … Continue reading Ice cream in Croatia
It's no longer Spring but beware for a very flowery and bloomy post. Despite the high temperatures in the city of Zagreb, I was still able to capture beautiful flowers of every shape and colour. Visiting the Botanical Gardens wasn't exactly on my plan. But after walking all day in the city, the idea of … Continue reading The Botanical Gardens of Zagreb – a Gallery
I was taking a nice walking tour in Zagreb when the guide asked if we knew where the oldest pharmacy in the world was located. Very confidently I said Tallinn, since that's what I was told when visiting Estonia, ironaically (or maybe not) during a free walking your in Tallinn. He smiled, clearly expecting the … Continue reading Where is the oldest pharmacy in the world?