Meeting with Ivana Grzetic - Former Miss Universe Croatia - Currently Sea Kayaki

Posted by Makarska Touristik on February 11th, 2017

In among my searches on the Internet regarding interesting travel internet sites I located a website on sea kayaking in the Adriatic. I spoke to the web designer to do a shared web link exchange and upon further investigation, I asked Ivana, among the owners of the website, to in fact do an interview with me. As you will certainly see, she is a professional on Croatia and also a pretty interesting specific herself.

Ivana Grzetic was born as well as elevated in Dubrovnik in a "fascinated the sea" family of scuba divers and sea kayakers. She is a graduate of ACMT (American University of Monitoring and Innovation) in Dubrovnik.

As Miss Universe Croatia 1998 and also a style version, Ivana traveled all over the world, including Hawaii, California, Hong Kong, China, South Korea and also Europe. She now looks forward to sharing her expertise as well as love of the Dubrovnik region as well as the sea with international visitors.

In 2003, Ivana Grzetic as well as Edi Brkic founded Adriatic Sea Kayaking. Their mission is to offer Dubrovnik site visitors a possibility to experience and explore the Dalmatian coast, Elafiti islands, the Mediterranean waters, as well as the area's history as well as culture in a secure, healthy and balanced, energetic way. Adriatic Sea Kayaking uses top quality energetic adventures that celebrate the area's all-natural elegance and social heritage with minimal unfavorable environmental influence.

1. Please inform us a bit concerning Villa mit Pool Kroatien , its place, its landscapes, cities and history.

Croatia is located in the middle of Europe, between Italy, Hungary, Slovenia as well as Bosnia. Although this country has just 4,7 million inhabitants, it has three totally various regions: costal, continental as well as mountain. Possibly one of the most eye-catching one is costal, Mediterranean Croatia - the land of islands. Specifically, in this part of Croatia there are 1185 islands!

One of the most eye-catching town in Croatia is Dubrovnik (50,000 inhabitants), located at the southerly part of Croatian coastline. Bordered with stunning almost 2km long City Walls, this community is a part of World Heritage. Among lots of attractions there are: Rector's Palace-once a seat of Dubrovnik's Federal government, Franciscan Monastery with 3rd oldest drug store in Europe and also beautiful Romanesque -Gothic cloister, baroque Cathedral, St. Blaze's Church, 2nd earliest Synagogue in Europe, Jesuit church with small version of 'Spanish Steps'.

Dubrovnik has one of the most outstanding background: for virtually 5 centuries it was an independent republic (1358-1808), which had its own government as well as the Rector- who was the head of the Republic. Throughout that period Dubrovnik was one of the richest towns as well as among the most powerful malls in Europe.

2. Please tell us regarding the transportation connections to Croatia. How does one reach Croatia?

Croatia has 3 worldwide airports: Zagreb, Split and also Dubrovnik. Zagreb is well connected with most European countries year round. During the period (April - October) there are straight charter trips from UK, Ireland, Sweden, Norway, Italy, Germany, France, Spain and numerous other European countries to Dubrovnik and Split.

Dubrovnik has straight ferryboat lines with Bari as well as Ortona in Italy, while Split and also Zadar are well connected with Ancona as well as Pescara (Italy). Highway construction between Zagreb-Dubrovnik is in procedure, and currently we have a freeway from Zagreb to Sibenik (80 kilometres north of Split). There is a neighborhood roadway from Sibenik to Split and also Dubrovnik (Dubrovnik is 220km southern from Split).

3. Please comment on the holiday accommodation choices in Croatia (eg. hotels, motels, apartment or condo leasings, bed and breakfasts, outdoor camping, and so on).

Croatia provides a range of holiday accommodation options: camps, exclusive spaces, private apartments, hostels and also resorts. There are numerous excellent campsites on the coast. However, wild outdoor camping is not permitted, specifically on the islands. Personal holiday accommodation is obtaining in appeal and also can be scheduled over the Internet. Booking personal lodging, you usually reserve only over night given that most of exclusive holiday accommodation proprietors do not offer morning meal as well as various other meals. Hotels have excellent criteria. Those mainly use breakfast consisted of, although you could locate some that use all-encompassing programs.

4. What are the significant tourist areas in Croatia? What kind of tasks are there for tourists?

The major tourist location in Croatia is its costal part, which could be divided into 2 main areas: Istria-at the north part, with communities: Rovinj, Umag, Porec and Dalmatia at the southerly part of Croatian coast, with communities: Dubrovnik, Split, Sibenik, Zadar, Apartment Makarska as well as islands: Brac, Hvar, Korcula, Mljet, Pag. Two largest communities along the Croatian coast are Split and also Rijeka. Both have a populace under 300,000. The island of Pag is a wonderful celebration area, suitable for youths. Istrian and Dalmatian towns provide a series of possibilities for vacationers: from social sightseeing to great dining, nightlife, as well as day tasks: sea kayaking, diving, sailing. In Dubrovnik region, apart from sea kayaking, diving and also sailing, there are really interesting horseback riding, jeep safari as well as wine tasting tours.

3. Just what is the weather like in Croatia? What seasons are best to head to Croatia?

Croatia is a country of three different climates: continental-on the north, hill - in middle of Croatia and Mediterranean in its costal component. At the costal part of Croatia summers are long, completely dry as well as hot while winter seasons are moderate and moist, with lots of rain. The best period to come to Croatia is a duration from early April to mid-October. If you are coming for the sea, June, July, August as well as September are best. However, throughout July as well as August Croatia gets extremely crowded.

4. You are located in the city of Dubrovnik. Dubrovnik was additionally affected by the Balkan wars in the early 1990s. Please comment on this difficult time as well as provide us a summary of this city today.

Throughout its history, Dubrovnik never had actual battle on its region, until 1991. The significant weapon of the Dubrovnik Republic was its skilled diplomacy. Particularly, Dubrovnik was discussing as well as extremely usually buying its liberty. The expense was in some cases really high, but it was constantly worth of it.

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