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

Import duty on firearms and tobacco to increase

first_img 26 Views   no discussions Share Sharing is caring! Share Tweetcenter_img Smith & Wesson M&P .40 gun. Photo credit:datrondynamics.comPrime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has announced that as of September 1st, 2012, there will be an increase in the import duty rate paid on firearms and tobacco.He revealed that these adjustments will be made in an effort to address the increasing administrative cost of these services, while presenting the 2012/2013 budget estimates in Parliament earlier this weekAlthough the firearms users licence, estate gun licence and firearm dealers licence were recently approved under the Firearm Amendment Act #6 of 2011, it omitted provision for firearms which may be lost, as was included in Act #3 of 2011.Hence the fees are as follows;• Firearms Users Licence fee – $200.00,• Estate Gun Licence – $200.00• Firearm dealers licence – $1000.00• Lost firearm – $1000.00Photo credit: talktofrank.comThe import duty on firearm which is currently set at 45 percent will be increased to 50 percent.Meanwhile, the import duty rate for tobacco will also be adjusted as the government has previously announced its intention to introduce legislation which will have the effect of reducing smoking in public places. Mr. Skerrit explained that his government also anticipates that this measure will assist in reducing smoking generally. The import duty rate of 45 percent will be increased to 75 percent.Dominica Vibes News Share LocalNews Import duty on firearms and tobacco to increase by: – July 19, 2012last_img read more

Dwight Howard injury update: Wizards center suffers ‘minor setback’

first_imgDwight Howard had a “minor setback,” per Scott Brooks. Tweaked his hamstring. Howard had been working his way from back surgery and has been doing non-contact drills in Washington.— Fred Katz (@FredKatz) March 5, 2019Howard has been out since undergoing a spinal procedure in November and there is no timetable for his return. He had been participating in non-contact drills.The 32-year-old big man is an eight-time All-Star and has averaged 12.8 points and 9.2 rebounds per game in just nine appearances in 2018-19. Bradley Beal says he tried recruiting players to Wizards during All-Star weekend Dwight Howard has suffered a “minor setback” in his recovery.Washington coach Scott Brooks told reporters Tuesday the center has tweaked his hamstring.  Related News The Wizards are 26-37 and sit in 11th in the Eastern Conference standings.Washington has gone 2-3 since the All-Star break and will face Dallas on Wednesday.last_img read more