Ready Set Summer

Spend long summers on sublime beaches in Istria, explore the rolling hills of the backcountry and stay in a traditional house in Piran. Whatever your holiday idyll may be, authentic setting is a wonderful way to enjoy the culture of living, the coastline and of course the cuisine.WITH WEATHER LIKE THIS, DOING NOTHING WOUL…

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Live -Love- Sea

Inspired by the old town's charm, history, Venetian heritage, the salt in the air, the open blue, the spectacular colors of the sunsets- sometimes they last so long; and hinterland escapes to the enticing pine forest, vineyards, olive groves. The novelty certainly hasn't worn off. Discovering the flavors, the soul of the …

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Momente / Moment / Momento

If there is one chance, embrace it. If there is one time, one world, seize it. One moment to remember... We live so many moments, taking so many roles, catching our breath that sometimes we forget to let it be... To accept, to allow, to choose ourselves to be in tune.“There is balance between doing and being. We all know …

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SALTY WORLD- Salinas

For centuries, the salt pans in the northern Adriatic Sea area  had a significant impact on the economy of the countries and city-states in this area. They were the subject of political disputes and wars as salt was considered a precious raw material know as the "White Gold" and strategic merchandise due to its usefu…

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Barcolana

Tales of yachtsmen sailing the oceans tend to fascinate. They particularly stir the imagination when they are about adventurers doing something that has never been done before. About men making long and dangerous voyages on the open seas. Thanks to them we can today enjoy the sea in an even greater manner. In the city of …

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Un Vino del Mare- Malvazija

Suddenly the light changed. Throwing rays of warmth down through the soft clouds, the breezy wind freshes the air and the vast vineyards shine in all its inviting colors. From the vineyard to the table, wine has always been celebrated around the world. Rich with an extensive, yet beautiful history, each bottle of win…

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Istria

Istria is caught up in the atmosphere that hangs over the whole peninsula, the nostalgia and reminiscences of a great past. Yet remains unspoiled and reveals itself gradually and seductively. Known to the Romans as Terra Magica- lit. Magic land, where the Adriatic sea meets the quaint coastal villages, little wild islands…

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Bohinj and the Triglav National park

It's normal to overlook the simple pleasures in life when we feel stuck in a place or routine that doesn't fulfill us. But ironically, those are also the moments when we would benefit from a little inspiration, right? And sometimes, when we get caught up in the commotion of everyday life, all it takes is a reminder of the…

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Ex-tempore "time", "opportunity", "occasion”

We are all intrigued by colors, forms, different patterns and materials in one way or another.54years ago, a group of artists with it’s leading figure Pavle Zamar- Zappa, organize a special art event for the first time inthe picturesque setting of Piran, that is known for rich historical and cultural heritage. The ba…

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Tartini

Great music makes us feel good, makes us happy, makes us dance. Sometimes we are daydreaming when in a distance music is playing. Music also connects and brings us together. Classical music is an art form that, for myriad complex reasons, is often perceived to be the preserve of a narrow elite; an exclusive party to which…

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Dolphins- play more...

Yes, there are dolphins in Slovenia and the Gulf of Trieste as well! Sometimes they come really close to the shores of Piran. The organization- Morigenos has been studying and monitoring dolphins in these waters since 2002 and documented a regular presence of a resident dolphin population in the area. Dolphins are an…

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Historic journey - Parenzana

Parenzana was a narrow-gauge railway, operating in the northwestern Istria between 1902 and 1935 and connecting the ports of Trieste and Poreč with villages and towns in the interior of the peninsula. In just 33 years of operation, the railway greatly contributed to the economic progress of Istria, transporting wine and o…

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Truffles- a mushroom, spice, afrodisiac?

Istria has another surprise up its sleave. A true culinary delight accompanied with almost any dish – pasta, sea food, meat, an ice cram, chocholoate and even jam with truffles. There is nothing else like them. Truffles are rare- precious tuber black or white will make you love your preffered dish even more. The white one…

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Summer solstice – sun stand still

It's the longest day of the year - The Summer Solstice. People wishing to greet the rising sun gather at ancient sites or their favorite place to enjoy the endless light. There is more than one way to celebrate the astronomical beginning of summer. The phenomenon comes from the Latin word solstitium, which means "sun stan…

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Seven Waterfalls of Kotli

Yes, you heard it right, there are 7 Waterfalls to be found at the heart of Mirna Valley. The circular trail starts near Buzet and takes you on a journey of stunning nature. Furthermore, many waterfalls created a lake that is constantly filled in with fresh water- depending of the season. Some of the lakes are up to 24 m …

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