Betina – a Story Told Through Wood

Betina is a place not many have heard of. Situated on the island Murter, it got its name from the shape of the bay it occupies (“bet” is an old Celtic word meaning “mouth”), which shielded boats invaluable to life on the island throughout…

Solar panel driveways

Solar panel driveways may as well be the future, soon powering all our households with clean electricity thanks to a Budapest-based startup. For the last five years, Platio Solar has been developing new ways of implementing solar technology…

Zdenko Runjić - a collective memory of Dalmatia

Zdenko Runjić was one of the most important and famous songwriters of modern Croatian music. He was born in Gračin, near Slavonski Brod, on the 26th of October 1942. Although his family came from the dalmatian hinterland, they fled during…

A revolutionary, planet-saving enzyme

Utilizing an enzyme discovered within composted leaves, scientists are now breaking down plastic all the way into an easily recyclable form in a matter of hours. Carbios, the French company responsible for this new breakthrough, is already…

Vela Luka – a Tale as Old as Time

To say Vela Luka is a quiet little port town would be an understatement. The promenade, filled mostly with locals exchanging stories and sipping drinks under the protection of Sun umbrellas mixed with travelers looking to experience island…

Helping the environment by changing your diet

A recent research has precisely calculated and compared the exact environmental impacts of a nutritionally-sound and safe plant-based diet with those of meat-based or meat-inclusive diets. The goal was to see that if nutritional RDAs were…

Labour Day in Croatia

Labour day is celebrated all around the world on the 1st of May and it is a day where everybody gets to unwind, gather their family or friends and have a fun day, usually somewhere out in nature with a good grill and a nice, quality time together. This…

Urban Rain Gardens

Rainwater notorious for polluting urban waterways, by sweeping up chemicals, pesticides, heavy metals, bacteria, automotive oils and other pollutants that are often present in dense metropolitan areas. In an effort to combat this, cities across…

Zadar – the City of Sea Song and Sunsets

Zadar has the most beautiful sunset in the world, more beautiful than the one in Key West, in Florida, applauded at every evening. These words were spoken in 1964. by none other than the master of horror and suspense himself, Alfterd Hitchcock…

A green way of reducing food waste

People that worked in the food service industry understands that the ‘best-by’ dates often come and go long before the product has begun to actually spoil inside in any form. In contrast, it is also known that food can go bad in ways which…