Do you love animals? I do. I live with two cats and the younger black-and-white Max (a.k.a. Batman) drilled his way into my heart and into staying. I also love animals in art, animal metaphors, … [Read more...]
Zagreb is one of Europe’s nicest walkable cities. But getting the most out of its walkable character has more to do with a mindset than the size of its streets. Become a Zagreb flâneur - an aimless wanderer - to truly appreciate its dynamic cityscape. Trust me, flâneurie is much more than doing nothing. It's the gastronomy of the eye – a way of experiencing and understanding a rich variety of urban environment. Start with my Walking Manifesto to learn why aimless walking is the best means of travel anywhere.
In the overcrowded tourist market, every city needs a unique superlative. The best in this, the largest of these, the highest among those… Zagreb may be one of smaller European capitals but it’s … [Read more...]
On a crisp Zagreb morning, I take my friend Linda for a walk through the magical Tuškanac forest. ‘Here is where the witches of Zagreb used to be burnt’, I begin my storytelling at the wide clearing … [Read more...]
Summer in Zagreb attracts thousands of travellers. Travel sites and personal travel blogs continue to promote Zagreb as an unexpectedly cool place. If your wanderlust has brought you to Croatia’s … [Read more...]
How well do you know your own city? And how happy are you with the neighbourhood you live in? Maybe there is a connection between knowing the place you live in and liking it. Zagreb Honestly and … [Read more...]
A year ago I stopped walking. It wasn’t my choice. A strange illness tied me to the bed for nearly 3 months. I say strange because no doctor I saw knew what exactly was wrong with me. Today, when I … [Read more...]