The Istria Times Sinke

Sure thing, having a cup of warm liquid is not a way to refresh yourself in hot summer months. However, when supported by scenery such as the one depicted above, it is difficult to resist the opportunity. Imagine yourself reading a book here, or having a pleasant conversation of intellectual nature with a charming company. Inspiring as much as relaxing, such experience would greatly contribute to your holiday in Croatia.

The photo above was taken on the estate of Villa Perunika in settlement of Rocko Polje.It is located near town of Buzet on Istrian Peninsula. Although coffee is the most commonly ordered ‘daily drink’ in Croatia, the tea culture flourishes in country as well. For example, a fancy teahouse called Samovar can be found in Rijeka, seating their guests on 19th century furniture. As for inland Croatia, Town of Sisak welcomes dedicated tea lovers in Dzennet house, which serves no less than 37 organic tea kinds.

What are your tea experiences in Croatia, or expectations from your holiday in the country? Share your thoughts in our comments section below.

Photo: Berislava Picek / CROPIX