For world tourists, Zagreb, Zadar and Split are the most desirable Croatian eno-gastro destinations

first_imgAccording to a survey conducted by Booking.com, which included Croatia, 75% of world travelers claim that when choosing a destination for their next trip, they prefer to choose destinations recognizable by food and drink. Croatia has long been positioned as one of the highest quality eno-gastro destinations, and according to travelers from Croatia on Booking.com, the best Croatian cities to enjoy food are Zagreb, Zadar and Split.Booking.com is the world’s leading online accommodation booking site that guarantees users the best prices for all types of accommodation – from small private accommodation to luxury five-star accommodation. The website is available in 43 languages, offers more than 1,2 million facilities, including 651.583 holiday homes and covers almost 111 destinations in 227 countries and territories around the world, which speaks volumes about the relativity of this research. By the way, the first places in the top 25 cities in the world that Booking.com recommends for food are Hong Kong, Sao Paulo and Tokyo.The millennial generation, market research says, will most likely combine travel and food because 79% of travelers between the ages of 18 and 34 are considering traveling to a destination known for its gastronomic offer. According to last year’s Booking.com data, one in 10 (8%) respondents traveled last year because of their love of good food, and 7% because of their love of great wine. In the younger population, one in 10 people combine their love of fast, street food with travel, while only 4% of older passengers combine a love of food and travel. The data shows that Asian and South American flavors occupy the best places among the top ten destinations for food lovers, followed by Greece, Australia and Spain. Sao Paulo with Brazilian barbecue and Tokyo, whose restaurants have garnered more Michelin stars than New York and Paris combined, occupy the very top of the list.According to Booking.com, in Zagreb, travelers can enjoy a variety of meat specialties, soups, desserts, but also štruklji, which are recognized as the most famous Zagreb specialty made of rolled dough stuffed with a mixture of homemade cow’s cheese, cream and eggs.Zadar offers traditional Dalmatian cooked dishes based on fresh vegetables and seafood of the Adriatic Sea. The use of various Mediterranean spices such as rosemary, bay leaf, fennel, basil or sage contributes to the recognizability, and in the end everything is drizzled with homemade olive oil. Also, travelers must try the famous Pag sheep cheese and Posedarje prosciutto with homemade red wine. After a wonderful meal and sweet traditional cakes, you can enjoy Maraschino dessert liqueur in Zadar.Split is the gastronomic capital of Croatia known for its taverns. Split specialties are a real example of Dalmatian cuisine. Meat and fish dishes, homemade macaroni and various risottos with the fruits of the Adriatic Sea, Dalmatian prosciutto, salted sardines, anchovies and oil cheese, are inevitable in Split. In the capital of the Split-Dalmatia County, travelers must definitely try pasticada with gnocchi and Dalmatian crostula, which goes perfectly with the sweet dessert wine prosecco.last_img read more

Randall D. Martin

first_imgRandall D. Martin, 102, Greensburg passed away on April 13, 2018 at Morning Breeze Retirement Community & Healthcare Center.Randall was born in Covington, Kentucky on October 12, 1915 to Morge and Flossie (Davern) Martin.Randall graduated from Napoleon High School in 1933.  He grew up and lived in Napoleon most of his life before later moving to Greensburg.  He joined the Army and served during WWII from 1941 until 1945.  He served in the South Pacific in the 1st Cavalry Division, 7th Cavalry Regiment and he received 4 bronze stars during his tour.Randall worked for Hill-Rom in Batesville as a machine operator.  He was a member of the V.F.W. in Napoleon and the American Legion Post 129 in Greensburg.He married Anna Marie Fisse in St. Maurice on August 30, 1958 and she preceded him in death on June 18, 2012.Randall is survived by one brother-in-law, Charles (Eileen) Fisse, St. Maurice, two sister-in-laws, Judy Muckerheide, Greensburg, Ellen (Lee) Wallace, Collinsville, IL, eight nieces and nephews, Doug Fisse, Cindy Stevens, Pam Thackery, Jenny Feebeck, Jill Bruce, Phil Fisse, Lisa Readmond, Janice Wallace, several great nieces and nephews, and his many friends at Morning Breeze.He was preceded in death by his parents, Morge and Flossie Martin, wife, Anna Marie Martin, and brother, Howard Martin.Visitation will be from 12 pm to 2 pm on Tuesday at Porter-Oliger-Pearson Funeral Home followed by Funeral Services at 2 pm with Pastor Greg Redd officiating.Burial and military graveside rites will follow at South Park Cemetery.Memorials can be made to Decatur County Hospice.Online condolences can be made at www.popfuneralhome.comlast_img read more

Kanu Robbed of £8,000 in Russia

first_imgFormer Nigeria Captain, Nwankwo Kanu, has been robbed of £8,000 (about N4million) in the city where Super Eagles are to play their opening Group D match against Croatia on June 16.TASS Russian News Agency reported that the money was stolen from Kanu’s luggage by the baggage handlers at the Khrabrovo Airport.“When Kanu discovered that the money was stolen when he got to his hotel, he promptly made a report and the two airport staff were detained on suspicion of stealing the money from the Nigeria legend.” Lieutenant Colonel Irina Volk, spokeswoman for the Russian Interior Ministry, said the loaders were dealing with the baggage from a London to Moscow flight.“The stolen cash was removed (from the loaders) and will soon be returned to the owner”, she said.The loaders, aged 30 and 36, face criminal investigation and could be sent to jail for up to six years.Kanu played alongside ex-Manchester United and England star Wes Brown in a FIFA legends team against a Russian legends side.The ex-Arsenal man, a former Nigerian international, did not mention the theft in speaking to the media in the Baltic city.“Kaliningrad is a very nice city with very nice people,” said Nwankwo Kanu.“ Nigeria will be a big surprise, for sure. We have good young and talented players; they are hungry for victories and want to do well – for themselves and for the country,” Kanu was quoted as saying to UK’s Mirror newspaper.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegramlast_img read more

Šetkić in the second round of ATP Challenger in Canada

first_imgBIH tennis player Aldin Šetić has qualified to the second round of ATP Challanger Tournament which is being held in Rimouski in Canada worth 35 000 USD.In the first round, Šetkić defeated Hugo di Feo with 6:3 and 6:2.In the second round 25 five year old player from Sarajevo will play against Polish player Michal Przysiezny.last_img