Delphine Pavlak

Delphine Pavlak
Dobar dan! (Hello in Croatian) 😉 My name is Delphine Pavlak and I am from France. Living in Croatia, my wish is to make you love this country as much as I do. Let me tell you everything about tourism, nature, culture, sports, activities, gastronomy and much more. Croatia is the perfect country to spend your vacation! I hope you will know everything about Croatia after reading my posts. If you still have questions just let me know and I'll do my best to answer them.
Rock climbing in Omiš
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Rock climbing in Omiš

Croatia offers many possibilities for the practice of climbing. Whether it is outdoor rock climbing or indoor bouldering. Considering the practice of sport in Croatia offers much more than basic …


Sports
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Sports

If you are not only about spending your holidays in Croatia at the beach, you should know that there are great possibilities for the practice of sports. I am not talking only about basic sports …


Rent a boat
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Rent a boat

Croatia has more than 1.000 islands, each one of them will offer you beautiful landscapes and a total change of scenery. For your next holidays in Croatia, to rent a boat, a sailboat, a catamaran …


Camping
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Camping

Whether you travel with a camper or just with a tent, you will have to spend the night on a campsite. Indeed, Croatia hasn’t really developed yet rest areas for motorhomes, and wild camping …


Tours and excursions
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Tours and excursions

You have already booked your holidays in Croatia? You found the perfect accommodation and already rent a car? All you have to do now is to decide how to spend your holidays. Beach? Visits? I …


Hilltop villages
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Hilltop villages

Lorsqu’on parle de l’Istrie on pense à cette région croate influencée par l’Italie, aussi bien au niveau de sa culture que de sa gastronomie. Ses jolis villages et petites …


Brač island
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Brač island

What to see What to do Accommodation and hotel on Brač island How to reach Brač     The island of Brač (pronounced bratch) is one of the most beautiful islands of Croatia. It is …


Croatia with kids
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Croatia with kids

Here are a few pieces of advice that will help you to spend the best holidays in Croatia with your kids.   Too many visits I understand that many people wish to visit as much as possible …


Visits and excursions on Hvar island
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Visits and excursions on Hvar island

The town of Hvar is one of the most famous destinations in Croatia. But let’s not forget about the rest of the island. During your vacation in Hvar take some time to visit its small stone …


Excursions in Dubrovnik
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Excursions in Dubrovnik

During your vacation in Dubrovnik do not only spend your time in the old town. There is much more to see in South Dalmatia. Dubrovnik’s region offers so many natural and cultural interests. …


Wine of Croatia
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Wine of Croatia

Wine regions Rosé wine Sparkling wine Sweet wine   Viticulture, the cultivation of grapevines, in Croatia goes back as far as the first inhabitants settled on these lands. We know that wine …


Beer of Croatia
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Beer of Croatia

  Croatia produces mainly blond beer such as Karlovačko and Ožujsko that are the two most famous beers in the country. Croatia is divided in two, on one side Ožujsko’s lovers, on …


12 typical dishes
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12 typical dishes

Find here some of the typical Croatian dishes you must try during your vacation in Croatia. You will find these specialties on the menu of most of the restaurants of the coast, of the islands and …


Gorski Kotar
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Gorski Kotar

    The Gorski Kotar is a mountainous region that lies between Rijeka and Zagreb, along the northern coast of Kvarner. It is called The green heart of Croatia. It covers 1.273 square …


Christmas in Croatia
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Christmas in Croatia

The Christmas tradition in Croatia, as in any Catholic country, begins 4 weeks before Christmas. It’s the time when each family create is own Advent wreath. The Advent wreath is made of a …


11th of November – Saint Martin’s day
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11th of November – Saint Martin’s day

11th of November is not a holiday in Croatia. Here we do not celebrate the end of World War I, but it is still an important day of the year because we celebrate St Martin. In Croatia, St. …


Easter in Croatia
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Easter in Croatia

Easter in Croatian is called Uskrs, it comes from the word ‘uskrsniti‘ which means ressurection. In Croatia, we celebrate Easter as in any Catholic country. The preparation begins 40 …


Winter in Zagreb
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Winter in Zagreb

Zagreb is the capital of Croatia. It is situated in the inside part of the country and has nothing to see with the image that one has of the Croatian town by the sea with stone houses. Zagreb is …


Plitvice lakes
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Plitvice lakes

When I arrived in Croatia, my first job was working as a tour guide. This was a real opportunity for me to discover the most beautiful regions of Croatia, which are also the most touristic: main …


Lastovo island in April
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Lastovo island in April

The island of Lastovo is one of my favorite islands in Croatia. It is located in South Dalmatia, next to the island of Korčula. It’s easy to go there from Split. It takes 2h45 in fast …


Brela
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Brela

  The Riviera of Makarska is a 50 km long pebble beach, a pure and clear sea and small typical Dalmatian villages made of stones. This is Croatia as you see it on postcards! Makarska’s …


Blue cave in Biševo
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Blue cave in Biševo

The island of Biševo is only 6 km² and count 19 unhabitants. It is situated just next to Vis island. I love Biševo for its beautiful sandy beaches, that are so rare in Croatia. But actually …


One day on Brač island
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One day on Brač island

If you pass by Split and you wish to visit the islands but run out of time, spend at least the day on the island of Brač. Since the island of Hvar and the island of Vis are more far away, the …


A week-end in Hvar
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A week-end in Hvar

                      From Split it takes 1 hour by fast boat to reach the town of Hvar. But since we are going by car we will have to take …


Autumn in Split
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Autumn in Split

Split is situated on the Dalmatian coast. Its climate is a typical Mediterranean climate with warm summers and mild winters. The autumn in Split is such a pleasant season, a nice transition …


Marjan hill in Split
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Marjan hill in Split

Marjan hill is situated just next to Split’s old town. The hill is 3.5 km long, 1.5 km wide, 178 m high and it is covered with a dense pine forest. It is a chance to live in a town of …


National park Krka
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National park Krka

If you visit North Dalmatia during your vacation in Croatia, you must stop at the Krka National Park situated only 10 km away from Šibenik. The park is famous for its beautiful waterfalls …


Šibenik’s archipelago – Kaprije island
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Šibenik’s archipelago – Kaprije island

Open one-croatia.com – Island of Kaprije on a bigger map The archipelago of Šibenik is made of 249 islands and islets, only 6 islands are inhabited all year round. Today we are going to …


Šibenik’s archipelago – Prvić island
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Šibenik’s archipelago – Prvić island

See one-croatia.com – Prvić Luka on a bigger map Croatia has 1185 islands, only 66 of them are inhabited. The good point is that even when you live in Croatia there is always an island you …


Šibenik’s old town
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Šibenik’s old town

Šibenik is one of the first towns I visited in Croatia. Living at that time in Primošten which is a small charming village in North Dalmatia, Šibenik is the main town of the region. Šibenik …


Zagreb schnitzel
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Zagreb schnitzel

In Zagreb and its region, meat takes an important part of the gastronomy. Zagreb has a speciality you must try once you get there, it’s call Zagreb schnitzel. It’s a veal escalope …


Štrukli with cheese – Štrukli sa sirom
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Štrukli with cheese – Štrukli sa sirom

Here is a typical dish of Croatian cuisine, coming from the region of Zagorje. This region is situated north of Zagreb, and its continental climate is characterized by cold and snowy winters. …


Sarma
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Sarma

Sarma is a typical recipe from the Croatian cuisine. A typical dish that we found as well in the other countries of the Balkans. Sarma consists of stuffed leaves of fermented cabbage called as …


Stuffed peppers – Punjenje Paprike
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Stuffed peppers – Punjenje Paprike

Stuffed peppers, in Croatian Punjene paprike (pronounce puniènè paprikè) are childhood memories for most of the Croatian people. The memory of a delicious smell coming from the kitchen when …


Cuisine on the coast and islands
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Cuisine on the coast and islands

    The cuisine on the croatian coast is a very healthy cuisine. The tall and thin Dalmatian women being considered the most beautiful girls in the country proove the influence of food …


Cuisine of Istria
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Cuisine of Istria

  Istrian cuisine is very similar to the one of its neighbor, Dalmatia. These two regions enjoy the same Mediterranean climate and cook the same products. The same products yes, but with one …


Croatian cuisine
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Croatian cuisine

Take a large pot, put a little bit of olive oil and then gently fry a light Mediterranean cuisine with sunny vegetables. Add some Eastern European cuisine made from meat and potatoes. At the end …


Buy in Croatia
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Buy in Croatia

Are you looking for a second home abroad? Would you like to retire under the sun? Or do you simply wish to leave the stress of everyday life and start all over again? Then Croatia is the country …


Last minute
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Last minute

Book your last minute holiday in Croatia with up to 50% discount!!! Do not wait a minute more to book a cheap holiday: Last Minute Croatia .


Low cost & Cheap flights
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Low cost & Cheap flights

A Low cost flight is a cheap flight. In general Low cost airline companies offer the lowest prices by serving secondary airports where airport taxes are lower than in major airports. You should …


Airline ticket
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Airline ticket

Croatia Airlines is the Croatian national airline company. It was created in 1989 a few years before Croatia took its independance and has since continued to grow and to connect Croatian cities …


Rent a car Croatia
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Rent a car Croatia

Find out the best tips and all the important info about car rental in Croatia in this great rent a car guide.   7 TIPs for choosing the best Rent a car in Croatia Traveling through Croatia …


Cruise
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Cruise

Most of the must see sites in Croatia are situated on the coast or on the islands. Did you know that Croatia has 1185 islands of which 66 are inhabited? That leaves you a wide choice of visits …


Villa
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Villa

You are looking for an accommodation for your next holidays in Croatia? You are wishing for comfort but want to get away from hotels crowded in the summer? If you want to spend a luxury holiday …


Hotel
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Hotel

You will find a great choice of hotels in Croatia, from 2 to 5 stars, from cheap to luxury hotels. These last few years many hotels have been renovated to 4 or 5 stars category. Concerning the 3 …


Private accommodation
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Private accommodation

  Private Accommodation In Croatia Book a private accommodation in Croatia is in my opinion one of the best choice for many reasons: – Private accommodation is much cheaper than the …


Souvenirs
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Souvenirs

You don’t know what to take back from your holidays in Croatia? Here is a list of souvenirs that will give you a little taste of Croatia once at home: WINE – Vino Most famous grape …


The best restaurants in 2018
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The best restaurants in 2018

Wherever you go in Croatia, on the coast or on the islands, you will find typical Croatian restaurants in every town and village. Octopus salad, smoked ham, sheep cheese, grillled meat and …