Are you an adventure-seeker? Do you enjoy spending time in nature, away from the hustle and bustle of the contemporary life? Is being active the way you envisage your perfect holiday? And while on the move, would you like to learn about the flora and fauna of the place you visit, as well as its cultural-historical heritage? If your answer is affirmative, visiting NP Paklenica and hiking its trails is an absolute must-do while in Dalmatia.
Sure as eggs is eggs, the Mediterranean diet is among the healthiest in the world. Not surprisingly so, since it involves a lot of fish, vegetables, olive oil etc. And healthy does not mean 'yuck!' in this case. Dalmatian cuisine includes the best of the Mediterranean way of cooking, but it also incorporates elements from the Dalmatian hinterland and Croatia in general. It’s all about indulging in excellent food moderately, according to the carpe diem (‘seize the day’) way of life.
In Europe, in a pretzel-shaped country of Croatia, in northern Dalmatia proudly stands Zadar, a city that has been battered throughout the centuries of its existence. Like a phoenix, the city dusted itself off following every downfall and changed into an even more splendid place. No wonder there are four patron saints to protect the city: St Anastasia, St Chrysogonus, St Simeon and St. Zoilo.