zrmanja river and waterfalls in croatia

Entertaining|Things I do:: KAYAKING DOWN THE RIVER ZRMANJA

               Kayaking down the river Zrmanja   Dear reader, if you happen to be in Croatia next spring or summer, please take my advice and  go on a rafting or kayaking trip on Zrmanja river. You will thank me later!      Zrmanja is one

zrmanja river and waterfalls in croatia

Entertaining|Things I do:: KAYAKING DOWN THE RIVER ZRMANJA

               Kayaking down the river Zrmanja   Dear reader, if you happen to be in Croatia next spring or summer, please take my advice and  go on a rafting or kayaking trip on Zrmanja river. You will thank me later!      Zrmanja is one

the young and prodigious t.s. spivet

Entertaining|Movie night:: THE YOUNG AND PRODIGIOUS T.S.SPIVET

  The young and prodigious T.S. Spivet “Discover the extravagant journey of a young boy who is a little genius “   3 reasons to watch it: 1. because it is like nothing you’ve ever seen before and your whole family

the young and prodigious t.s. spivet

Entertaining|Movie night:: THE YOUNG AND PRODIGIOUS T.S.SPIVET

  The young and prodigious T.S. Spivet “Discover the extravagant journey of a young boy who is a little genius “   3 reasons to watch it: 1. because it is like nothing you’ve ever seen before and your whole family

camping in croatia by the river Zrmanja

Entertaining|Things I do:: CAMPING WITH FRIENDS

        Camping by the river Zrmanja with my girlfriends   I left Zagreb on a Friday morning with my three high school friends (we like to call ourselves sisters, not just because of our love & hate relationship and many

camping in croatia by the river Zrmanja

Entertaining|Things I do:: CAMPING WITH FRIENDS

        Camping by the river Zrmanja with my girlfriends   I left Zagreb on a Friday morning with my three high school friends (we like to call ourselves sisters, not just because of our love & hate relationship and many

good summer read

Living:: ON MY NIGHTSTAND

  One of my favorite things before summer holiday is shopping for a book that I’ll take with me on vacation. Finding good summer read is always a challenge to me.  Among hundreds of interesting titles it’s damn hard to

good summer read

Living:: ON MY NIGHTSTAND

  One of my favorite things before summer holiday is shopping for a book that I’ll take with me on vacation. Finding good summer read is always a challenge to me.  Among hundreds of interesting titles it’s damn hard to

Romantic movie Flipped

Entertaining|Movie night:: FLIPPED

  Flipped “you never forget your first love”   3 reasons to watch it: 1. if you believe in love at first sight 2. if you’re young and innocent at heart…or you have teenagers at home 3. if you enjoy sentimental

Romantic movie Flipped

Entertaining|Movie night:: FLIPPED

  Flipped “you never forget your first love”   3 reasons to watch it: 1. if you believe in love at first sight 2. if you’re young and innocent at heart…or you have teenagers at home 3. if you enjoy sentimental

Beohemian design hotel on Mykonos island in Greece

Travel|Featured hot spot:: SAN GIORGIO – BOHEMIAN LUXURY

  Bohemian luxury on Mykonos island   Beyond beautiful, design hotel San Giorgio is hidden among palm trees and rocks of Mykonos island in Greece. It is designed for travellers with distinctive and bohemian style who are looking for an authentic experience

Beohemian design hotel on Mykonos island in Greece

Travel|Featured hot spot:: SAN GIORGIO – BOHEMIAN LUXURY

  Bohemian luxury on Mykonos island   Beyond beautiful, design hotel San Giorgio is hidden among palm trees and rocks of Mykonos island in Greece. It is designed for travellers with distinctive and bohemian style who are looking for an authentic experience

deep blue Adriatic sea collage

Entertaining|Mood board this week:: DEEP BLUE ADRIATIC

  Deep blue Adriatic sea   Our summer vacation countdown has officially started today. We’re counting 15 days until we pack our light summer clothes, new books and snorkeling gear and take off to Croatia, hurrah! With temperatures rising above 40C we’re

deep blue Adriatic sea collage

Entertaining|Mood board this week:: DEEP BLUE ADRIATIC

  Deep blue Adriatic sea   Our summer vacation countdown has officially started today. We’re counting 15 days until we pack our light summer clothes, new books and snorkeling gear and take off to Croatia, hurrah! With temperatures rising above 40C we’re

summertime

Entertaining|Things I do:: BRUNCH WITH FRIENDS

        Friday brunch with our friends at The Farm   Living away from the family brings you closer to your friends. We like to call each other “our Dubai family”. It is truly a unique bunch of lovely people

summertime

Entertaining|Things I do:: BRUNCH WITH FRIENDS

        Friday brunch with our friends at The Farm   Living away from the family brings you closer to your friends. We like to call each other “our Dubai family”. It is truly a unique bunch of lovely people

specialized bookstore in beirut mar mikhael

City reports|Beirut featured:: PAPERCUP – SPECIALIZED BOOKSTORE-CAFE

  Papercup – specialized bookstore-cafe in Mar Mikhael Very small but significant bookshop that serves one of the best coffees in downtown Beirut has a very cool and eco-friendly name –  Papercup. It’s a unique shop that offers careful selected collection of

specialized bookstore in beirut mar mikhael

City reports|Beirut featured:: PAPERCUP – SPECIALIZED BOOKSTORE-CAFE

  Papercup – specialized bookstore-cafe in Mar Mikhael Very small but significant bookshop that serves one of the best coffees in downtown Beirut has a very cool and eco-friendly name –  Papercup. It’s a unique shop that offers careful selected collection of

angelina jolie in disney's movie Maleficent

Kids|Read/watch/listen:: MALEFICENT

  Maleficent “Don’t believe the fairy tale”   3 reasons to watch it:   1.if your child likes wicked fantasy movies with a tone of dark and scary  (I would not recommend this movie for kids aged under 6) 2. if you

angelina jolie in disney's movie Maleficent

Kids|Read/watch/listen:: MALEFICENT

  Maleficent “Don’t believe the fairy tale”   3 reasons to watch it:   1.if your child likes wicked fantasy movies with a tone of dark and scary  (I would not recommend this movie for kids aged under 6) 2. if you

new restaurant in zagreb lari&penati serves delicious pumpkin soup

City reports|Zagreb featured:: LARI & PENATI – CREATIVE DELI BISTRO IN DOWNTOWN

  Food tastes as good as home-made at Lari & Penati   Like every other capital Zagreb has many restaurants, bistros and coffee shops. But not many are authentic, with good food and service, unique and inventive with their design. I would dare

new restaurant in zagreb lari&penati serves delicious pumpkin soup

City reports|Zagreb featured:: LARI & PENATI – CREATIVE DELI BISTRO IN DOWNTOWN

  Food tastes as good as home-made at Lari & Penati   Like every other capital Zagreb has many restaurants, bistros and coffee shops. But not many are authentic, with good food and service, unique and inventive with their design. I would dare

young girl raised in africa

Living|I spy:: TIPPI – A GIRL WHO PLAYS WITH WILD ANIMALS

  Tippi Degre is the girl who lives in African wildlife   Her childhood memories could become a great screenplay for a blockbuster movie one day. Tippi Degre is not an ordinary girl, she was born and raised in Africa and

young girl raised in africa

Living|I spy:: TIPPI – A GIRL WHO PLAYS WITH WILD ANIMALS

  Tippi Degre is the girl who lives in African wildlife   Her childhood memories could become a great screenplay for a blockbuster movie one day. Tippi Degre is not an ordinary girl, she was born and raised in Africa and

orhan pamuk founded the museum of innocence in istanbul turkey

Entertaining|Newsflash:: EUROPEAN MUSEUM OF THE YEAR 2014

    European Museum of the Year Award 2014 goes to… the Museum of Innocence   In only two years the Museum of Innocence attracted 70.000 visitors and won the European Museum of the Year Award for 2014. This small Turkish museum

orhan pamuk founded the museum of innocence in istanbul turkey

Entertaining|Newsflash:: EUROPEAN MUSEUM OF THE YEAR 2014

    European Museum of the Year Award 2014 goes to… the Museum of Innocence   In only two years the Museum of Innocence attracted 70.000 visitors and won the European Museum of the Year Award for 2014. This small Turkish museum

white mosque in uae

Travel|Featured hot spot:: MAJESTIC GRAND MOSQUE IN ABU DHABI

    The jewel of Abu Dhabi – Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque   Majestic and breathtaking, Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is the first on my list of attractions one MUST see on his visit to United Arab Emirates, regardless of religious

white mosque in uae

Travel|Featured hot spot:: MAJESTIC GRAND MOSQUE IN ABU DHABI

    The jewel of Abu Dhabi – Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque   Majestic and breathtaking, Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is the first on my list of attractions one MUST see on his visit to United Arab Emirates, regardless of religious

Board books for children

Kids|Read/watch/listen:: THE WORLD OF ERIC CARLE

  The colorful world of Eric Carle    Eric Carle is one of my very favorite children’s book authors and illustrators. His style is so unique and he has this meticulous attention to details that anyone familiar with his books

Board books for children

Kids|Read/watch/listen:: THE WORLD OF ERIC CARLE

  The colorful world of Eric Carle    Eric Carle is one of my very favorite children’s book authors and illustrators. His style is so unique and he has this meticulous attention to details that anyone familiar with his books

french street festival in dubai june 21, 2014

City reports|Dubai save the date:: FETE DE LA MUSIQUE 2014

  Party like French!   Yearly event that takes place in Souk Madinat Jumeirah is back, this year on June 21st. Don’t miss the fun and join the French and non-French crowd gathered in this lovely and charming music festival

french street festival in dubai june 21, 2014

City reports|Dubai save the date:: FETE DE LA MUSIQUE 2014

  Party like French!   Yearly event that takes place in Souk Madinat Jumeirah is back, this year on June 21st. Don’t miss the fun and join the French and non-French crowd gathered in this lovely and charming music festival

dubai restaurant in al quoz

City reports|Dubai new spot:: TOM & SERG URBAN CAFE

       Tom & Serg – where everything is crafted with love Al Quoz industrial neighbourhood has grown into vibrant community with funky art galleries and independent restaurants and coffee shops. The whole area bursts with originality and so does the new urban

dubai restaurant in al quoz

City reports|Dubai new spot:: TOM & SERG URBAN CAFE

       Tom & Serg – where everything is crafted with love Al Quoz industrial neighbourhood has grown into vibrant community with funky art galleries and independent restaurants and coffee shops. The whole area bursts with originality and so does the new urban

greek island santorini

Travel|Travel photography:: HUES OF SANTORINI

       Milky hues of Santorini Greek island Santorini is on every list of “places we must see” in the world and I’m not even a bit surprised it is. Santorini is with no doubt one of the most romantic getaways,

greek island santorini

Travel|Travel photography:: HUES OF SANTORINI

       Milky hues of Santorini Greek island Santorini is on every list of “places we must see” in the world and I’m not even a bit surprised it is. Santorini is with no doubt one of the most romantic getaways,

japanese movie by studio ghilbi

Kids|Read/watch/listen:: THE WIND RISES

  The wind rises “a breathtaking story about the life of a Japanese flight pioneer”   3 reasons to watch it: 1. because it is another masterpiece from Academy Award winner Hayao Miyazaki  (he won Oscars for Spirited away and Howl’s

japanese movie by studio ghilbi

Kids|Read/watch/listen:: THE WIND RISES

  The wind rises “a breathtaking story about the life of a Japanese flight pioneer”   3 reasons to watch it: 1. because it is another masterpiece from Academy Award winner Hayao Miyazaki  (he won Oscars for Spirited away and Howl’s

inspirational board for luxury retreat

Entertaining|Mood board this week:: LUXURY RETREATS

  Luxury retreats? Yes, please!   We’re heading to Oman in couple of weeks, it’s an occasional trip (we’re celebrating!) and a chance to spend some time in a magical place where all you have to do is… let yourself

inspirational board for luxury retreat

Entertaining|Mood board this week:: LUXURY RETREATS

  Luxury retreats? Yes, please!   We’re heading to Oman in couple of weeks, it’s an occasional trip (we’re celebrating!) and a chance to spend some time in a magical place where all you have to do is… let yourself