Is The White House Really Made Of Croatian Limestone?

Croatia abounds in high-quality limestone. Many Croatians, and foreigners likewise, believe that the White House in Washington D.C. was made of the fine white stone from the island of Brač, Croatia. Is this true?
NO. No part of the White House was made of Croatian stone. Sorry.
Croatian limestone is an amazing building material, chosen by famous sculptors and architects.
A piece of Croatian limestone is a truly authentic souvenir of Croatia.

Budget-Friendly DIY Boat&Beach Tour From Split Or Trogir

Finding a perfect beach in Split or in Trogir may be challenging. Either you have to walk much, or ride on a stuffy bus, or find parking (mission impossible), or get stuck in traffic, or pay much, only to end up at a super crowded beach.
However, there is an inexpensive, stress-free, fulfilling, short, safe and easy option you can go for instead, a perfect sweet spot: DISCOVER the beaches of SLATINE ON THE ISLAND OF ČIOVO!

Do-It-Yourself Truly Croatian Souvenirs From Croatia

Are you looking for something to take back from Croatia? Something cheap, original, authentic, and truly Croatian? Here’s a list of DIY Croatian souvenirs:make your own Adriatic Sea salt
find coloured glass pebbles
search for small driftwood sculptures
pick pieces of Croatian limestone

Discover Slatine – A Higgledy-Piggledy Village On The Island Of Čiovo

Although I have lived in Slatine for 8 years now, not until recently did I realise how fascinating this place was. Away from restaurants, beaches and holiday homes, the village of Slatine on the island of Čiovo manages to defy modern tourism and maintain an authentic charm. Just couple of hours ago I returned from…

Why Are Plitvice Lakes Really So Turquoise?

Fine floating particles absorb and scatter sunlight in ways that can give water a striking blue-green, or turquoise, colour.
These particles, which come into existence by means of a fascinating natural process, consist of minerals and algae.
In a well coordinated play of nature, the deposits of these particles eventually form barriers, or dams, creating lakes and waterfalls
The lakes and waterfalls actually perpetuate the creation of the fine particles, amplifying the entire process.

Things To Do In Trogir (For Free)

Here are some reasons to add Trogir, one of the most beautiful towns in Croatia,to your travel plans, especially if you are staying in Split or Šibenik. 1. Travel Through The Fantastic Medieval Universe You cannot miss it. The most prominent church in Trogir is the Cathedral of St. Lawrence (or St. John, as locals…

Are There Herbs That May Kill Viruses?

I love herbal medicine. At the onset of 2020 health crisis I wondered: “Do I know of herbs growing in Croatia that may be able to cure viral infections?” I did some research and, among many, I came up with these two herbs:
Rockrose (bušin in Croatian, or Cistus spp.)
Olive Leaf (list masline in Croatian, or Olea Europea leaf)