Croatia is a filming location for the HBO series “Game of Thrones” so it’s quite appropriate that winter came here. Continue reading Plitvice, Croatia: Winter is coming… winter came!
So, I got a text from a friend: “I went to mass on Sunday in Zagreb’s cathedral and I couldn’t focus, all I could think about were the casino’s chandeliers from your last post.” Distracting people from religion wasn’t my intention when I started writing about Zagreb and Croatia, but the damage is done, I guess. Continue reading Rijeka, Kvarner: Get a mask, eat your meat, hear the dong (by dong I mean bell)!
Wow… the Zagreb Cathedral. So much history, so much different artistic styles in one place: medieval and revived Gothic, casino’s chandeliers, a touch of Baroque… Wait… what? Casino’s chandeliers? Continue reading Zagreb: Lights for poker players and silent prayers
This is my first post on this blog about Zagreb and it seems a little bit strange to start at the very end, with Zagreb central cemetery called Mirogoj. I’m not particularly fond of graveyards (who is?), though, when I have longer Zagreb city tours, I enjoy seeing the faces of my guests when I tell them that our next stop would be the cemetery. However, Mirogoj is an architectural wonder and one of the most beautiful cemeteries in Europe.
Continue reading Zagreb City Tour: Cemetery, opera, chocolate