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Restaurant of the week: Lari & Penati

Lari & Penati, a central Zagreb eatery, opened its doors just over a year ago in 2011. It has since...
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Big Picture: Taking flight in Dubrovnik

St. Mark’s square in Venice is famous for its photogenic pigeons, but Croatia’s avian residents make a pretty picture, too....
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Big Picture: Dubrovnik sunset

Words can’t describe a sunset like this. To experience one like it, head to Orsula Park in Dubrovnik, where you’ll...
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An unexpected featherly guest visits the Neretva valley

Searching the vicinity of Metkovic in the hopes of finding good photo material was a good decision for our photographer...
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Big Picture: Snow-covered Zagreb

Zagreb’s medieval Upper Town offers the best views of Croatia’s capital city. Here, the Zagreb cathedral towers over rooftops dusted...
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Recipe of the week: Spaghetti with eggplant

People either love or hate eggplant. If you’re reading this, you probably love the purple plant, and are curious to...
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Big Picture: Gruz Bay in Dubrovnik

Can you identify this beautiful little port? It’s called Gruz Bay (Gruski zaljev), and it’s actually in one of Dubrovnik’s...
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Wine of the week: Roundup

In what could be called odes to wine, but are officially referred to as blog posts, connoisseur Sasa Spiranec has...
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Big Picture: Fall in Zagreb

An early morning view of Zagreb from the nearby mountain Sljeme captures brilliant fall colors peaking through a thick blanket...
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Photo gallery: All Saints’ Day throughout Croatia

Croatia celebrates All Saints’ today with mass and the traditional lighting of candles at cemeteries across the country. The most...
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Restaurant of the week: Apetit City

If you’ve been reading Like Croatia for a while, you already know Bistro Apetit, this year’s pick for the best...
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Big Picture: Old Port in Dubrovnik

Boats gently rock in the Old Port, the port of entry for many tourists who come to Dubrovnik on giant...
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Big Picture: Snowfall at Krka National Park

In honor of the first snow of the season over the weekend, here’s a gorgeous shot of Krka National Park...
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Charged reality – an interview with painter Zlatan Vehabovic

About a year ago, I attended an exhibition at Lauba, a contemporary art space in Zagreb. Upon walking into the...
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Restaurant of the week: Nostromo

Chef Zlatko Marinovic of Nostromo wants to give his diners a “flavor feast.” The restaurant’s location has no small role...
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Wine of the week: Franc Arman Teran Barrique 2008

An attractive wine not just for Teran freaks Franc Arman outdid even themselves with this label. They tamed a wild...
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Big Picture: Zagreb at Night

Staying in the Westin Hotel in Zagreb? You might just get lucky enough to snag this view of Croatia’s capital...
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Photo Gallery: the stars as seen from Biokovo

Biokovo is the second largest and highest mountain in Croatia. The view it offers is spectacular, particularly when the sky...
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Photo gallery: Religious procession in Split

Over one thousand people gathered in Split yesterday to participate in a procession in honor of the 800th anniversary of...
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Five unexpectedly helpful Croatian phrases

If you’re anything like me, you scrutinize the little glossary of “useful” words and phrases provided at the back of...
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Photo gallery: Aquarium and terrarium exhibition in Zagreb

The Chinese Pavilion of the Zagreb Fairgrounds is host to a humanitarian and educational aquarium and terrarium exhibition, the largest...
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Photo of the day: Regatta in Rovinj

The first day of the RC44 regatta brings class match racing. Fifteen crews will battle it out for the title...
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Photo gallery: Favorite fan photos

It’s time! We have prepared for you another collection of favorite fan photos.  Again we have combed through all the...
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Big Picture: Catching lobsters on Vis

Have you ever tasted lobster fresh from the Adriatic Sea? Head to the island of Vis, and you might get...