Mediterranian Journal

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Lavender – the purple gold of Hvar

June 3, 2023

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.

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FuckUp Nights Paklenica 2022.

March 17, 2022

FuckUp Nights were organized by Dragan from Hiking Adventure Croatia at Paklenica hut on Saturday 12th of March 2022. And as a proper FuckUp night should go, we fucked up and didn’t document the event on a digital device. Still, it was a mutual enthusiasm of everybody and the fulfilling surrounding of Paklenica that brought … Read more

Pustinja Blaca – hidden jewel in Dalmatia

February 7, 2022

Pustinja Blaca is located in a remote location in the interior of the island of Brač. And only a narrow hiking path leads there. It’s not far from Bol. Hidden away, it can be reached only by foot or on a horse. And ever-changing nature and canyons of a narrow hiking trail heading to Pustinja … Read more

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Prehistorical sites on the island of Hvar

January 31, 2022

Prehistorical sites on the island of Hvar talk about a history going 4000 BC. Leftovers of stone monuments, caves, stone piles, and round stone houses are stunning pin points on the route through the whole island. Read more about the long history, contact me, and we’ll discover them together.

Hiking and trekking on the island of Hvar

December 17, 2021

This article will cover possibilities for trekking and hiking on the island of Hvar. It’s equally suitable for those that want to go for a short walk, as well as for those in a search of more demanding routes.

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Hvar – an island of heritage or nightlife?

December 6, 2021

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

Buhač / Tanacetum cinerarifolium

Plants of the Mediterranean:

May 31, 2020

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

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Get puzzled by Hvar!

March 4, 2020

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

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Mediterranean cuisine is brute. Just like its people.

February 11, 2020

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

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5 simplest reason why to visit Hvar

December 20, 2019

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