If you’ve been to Barcelona you’ve undoubtably come across Gaudi’s work. His individual and distinctive style can be found all over the city and he is the face of Catalan modernism. With good reason, millions of people flock to Barcelona from all over the world to experience the imagination of an architect proclaimed either a ‘fool or genius’ by the…View Post
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Part of the allure that brings people to Barcelona apart from the food and football is the city’s rich history and culture. It comes to no surprise that Antoni Gaudi is one of the most celebrated architects the world has ever known and his refined, unique architectural style can be witnessed all over the city of Barcelona. In my previous visits to Barcelona, I have experienced Gaudi’s typical ‘Art Nouveau’ vision at La Sagrada Familia, Park Güell and Casa Milà ‘La Pedrera’. There was one Gaudi masterpiece I still hadn’t experienced and that was Casa Batlló.
Located in a quiet pocket called Anica Bay in Croatia’s Kornati National Park is Konoba Levrnaka on Island Levrnaka. Surrounded by natural and unspoiled beauty, the restaurant is also a five minute walk from the island’s only sandy beach called “Lojena.” Each year the sea side restaurant lures in countless yachts, many of whom have booked a table in advance. Rumour has it that during peak season, you must book a table a month prior your visit, that is how busy they are...
Who is this tiny little town in Croatia’s Istrian region liking all my Tweets? I remember the morning I typed “Žminj” into Google Maps and thought to myself, “When would I ever visit Žminj? It’s in the sticks!” Well, the invite came and my presumptions couldn’t be more wrong.
Casa Matiki is an idyllic bed and breakfast with great appeal for anyone seeking a semi-secluded location in Croatia’s Istrian region, only 1km away from Zminj town centre. Set on over 5 hectares of land, Casa Matiki’s owner Sonja Glavic-Krivicic is a woman well into her retirement years with no plans of retiring, and who could blame her? This is clearly a woman who has found her forte.