Lavender is a big part of the history of the island of Hvar. In the 19th and 20th centuries, it was a purple golf of the island of Hvar. Today is sold as a souvenir. Production of lavender essential oil is full of elements of Dalmatian tradition and can be experienced during harvest period, between June and Jully. Learn more about lavender essential oil production and find out how can you experience it for yourself.
What’s it like – Hvar? It’s quite often called the Saint-Tropez of Croatia. At the same time, it has a history that goes 4000 BC. The notion of Hvar culture refers to pottery that was more sophisticated than the one after 2000 BC. Nightlife in Hvar is colorful. Streets are filled with travelers, people dining … Read more
Let’s flower-up the day. Buhač / Tanacetum cinerarifolium Buhač or Dalmatian Pyrethrum is one of the forgotten ones. You’ll find it dancing across Dalmatian fields, as gentle and beautiful as a daisy or chamomile. Its long stem lifts its flower far above the grass, letting it float on the wind like an overfed butterfly. And … Read more
History of jigsaw puzzles and their origin in Hvar, Dalmatia. A brief and incorrect history of jigsaw puzzles Till today, it’s generally accepted that puzzles were invented in the middle of the 18th century. Allegedly, an Englishman called John Spilsbury invented jigsaw puzzles. In the beginning, they were meant to be played by the upper … Read more
Tradition is kept in the language “Oću ti sinko, parćat ćo god?” or “Are you hungry?” – my grandmother asked me while putting a log in the fire. I remember it as if it was this morning. A simple table with pale wood color. Few breadcrumbs, lemons, a hemp bag full of olives, and some … Read more
If you over-analyze it, it won’t any get better than it is. We often search for reasons to do certain things that we are attracted to. Why? Do we really need to justify our passion? Why not just do it?! If you over-analyze it, it won’t get better than it is. Just simply go for … Read more