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Our guest blogger BrixChicks – On Istrian Wine

Those canny Romans knew how to find delicious wine spots.  Istria is no exception to the rule.  But I  thought it might be nice to show you on a map exactly where it is.  You can see it circled in Teran purple. … Continue reading

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Travelling with your baby

Travelling with babies can be a rewarding and beautiful experience but it requires lots of PLANNING As a mother of a 6 month baby I speak or rather write from personal experience! Here are my top tips: Choosing your family … Continue reading

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water park in Istria

Istralandia water park in Istria to be opened on 01.06.2014 Exciting news! The biggest water park in South East Europe will open its doors in Istria, Croatia in summer 2014! The water park is located only 5 km away from … Continue reading

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Istrian restaurant review

San Rocco- Brtonigla,  Few days ago I had a pleasure of dinning at San Rocco restaurant.  This is a stunning boutique hotel situated in Brtonigla, central Istria. The hotel itself is petite and welcoming. The whole building is a traditional … Continue reading

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How to act as a Croat

Here few tips on those awkward social situations where you not sure how to behave…. Being in the south of Europe Croatians dont particularly have different habits to its neighbouring countries, but here are few tips that will help you in situations where you … Continue reading

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Istrian Food, Blog by Marina

2 GREEDY COUPLES, 5 DAYS, 7 MEALS After a couple of months of rain in what is traditionally a sunny time for London, my husband and I finally booked our tickets to go to sunny Istria in Croatia. My family … Continue reading

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Day trip inspiration in Istria

If you need inspiration for a day trip around Istria… Here is wat I did for Easter 2013, when the weather was coldish & grey, unfortunatelly. I didnt fancy staying in my apartment to long… My route was Novigrad – Pula – … Continue reading

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Porec 24hrs party

We have a guest blogger on Istrawiz! Check out Neils’ views on Porec and it’s 24hrs party   Croatians are no stranger to an exciting music festival, and the beautiful Porec Riviera has just wrapped up one of the highlights … Continue reading

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Local businesses

Here are few recommendations of services, restaurants & bars we like (and the locals do!) While on holiday you want to pamper yourself? Just need a quick haircut? Romina hairdresser salon   Located on: Cimare’ (Joakim Rakovac Square) Porec, Istria Croatia. We … Continue reading

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Family friendly Istria

Istrawiz has a guest blogger! A mother and blooger Magda tells us a story of apartment rentals in Porec with her young family. Croatia calling home exchange in Porec. Having returned this week from our home exchange in Croatia, it … Continue reading

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