Mostar – a Gecko approach

Travel to Mostar where the Adriatic meets the Ottoman Empire. Just a little more than a 2 h drive from Split, you reach the multicultural oasis that is Bosnia. In this blog we will highlight just 4 locations which are really worth a visit while you are staying in Split. You can breathe in the Adriatic spirit while you are …

Split – Some West Coast Chic

Split – West Coast Chic; time for coffee…? Forget Hollywood, come and enjoy Split’s very own sunset boulevard … The West Coast is a promenade stretching 623 meters in length which you starts at Matejuska (fishermen port). Paved entirely with white stone from Brač, it hosts luxurious yachts with cafes and restaurants along its entire length. In 2013 it was …

Picigin – big boys playing with small balls …

Picigin (Croatian pronunciation: [pit͡sǐgiːn]) is a traditional ball game, originating in Split, that is played on the beach. It is an amateur sport played in shallow water consisting of players keeping a small ball from touching the water. Picigin was invented on the sunny beach Bacvice by a group of Croatian students from Prague who were finding it difficult to …

Jazz lovers – Calling all Jazz lovers in Split

For Jazz lovers and situated in the Heart of Diocletian’s palace is a little gem of a place at Papalaciva 4, Split called Marvlvs Library Jazz Bar. Here you can relax of an evening and listen to jazz – from Traditional Jazz to Swing to Modern Jazz – its all there and in a 15th century pub, the birthplace of …