- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- Drycleaning onsite
- Breakfast Available
- Outdoor pool
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... plan to one of the days when I have good cooking facilities again and a circle of friends to invite over for it.
I didn’t encounter any of Lidia’s dishes in Istria, but I found something else – truffles! Istria is known for both black and white truffles that are said to be as good as those that come from Piemonte or the Dordogne, and early October is well into the fall truffle season. The folks I talked with in Zagreb suggested going on ...
... largely Italian culturally but part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire until the end of WWI, then part of Italy through WWII, and then part of Yugoslavia until its breakup in the early 1990s. Most of the Italian population left the region after WWII, but from the sound of things the Austrians and Italians have all returned as tourists. And I can see why. Of all the coastal Istrian towns I saw I found Piran to be the ...
... and other such towns along the coast it mostly consists of restaurants, cafes, and tourist shops. It was nice for a short stop, but that’s about it.
Same thing for Pula, Istria’s largest city located near the peninsula’s southern end. Pula is best known for its Roman amphitheater built during the first century A.D., one of the largest in the Roman world and currently most intact. Pula has a few other Roman and early Christian monuments in its ...
At 9 am sharp, our guide, Goran arrived and we set off for a tour of Rovinj where the signs are all in both Croatian and Italian because of the dominance of the Venician Empire on this part of Croatia. Both languages are required in school which makes it very easy for us Americans. Goran was a walking history book and we learned the entire history and development from beginning to the present. It felt ...
... It is a family owned business of long standing but they built a stunning modern facility with indoor and outdoor tasting facilities with breath-taking views of the rolling country-side. There was only one other party visiting so we felt like wealthy VIP's. We tasted a white, red and sweet wine, then olive oil and grappa and nibbled on lovely cheeses, dried fruits and miniature sesame breadsticks. All of this was gratis ...