Ľodou na ostrove Hvar

Rozhodli sme sa cestovať pred letnou sezónou do Chorvátska. Prečo? Je to jednuduché, mimo sezóny tu človek zažije niečo odlišné, objaví tu pokojné tiché prostredie v náručí krásnej prírody a pokiaľ bude mať štastie aj teplé more vhodné na kúpanie. To všetko za lepšie ceny a menej strkaníc na pláži.

Rozhodli sme sa prenajať si malú ľod a preskúmať okolie ostrova Hvar. Počas obedu po nádhernej no i náročnej ceste po ostrove prichádzame do dedinky Vrboska s množstvom rybárskych lodí a jachtárskej maríny. Dedinka dýcha pokojom, nie sú ti žiadne návaly turistov a ľudia si tu žijú pokojným dňom.

Nekonečný ostrov

Ostrov Hvar je so svojími 68 kilometrami najdlhším ostrovom v Jadranskom mori, slnko na jeho vrchole žije najviac dní v roku a jeho brehy podľa najnovších prieskumov medzi turistami vyčarujú najpríjemnejšiu vodu celého Jadranu. Východná polovina Hvaru je úzká ako čepeľ šable a nájdete tu opustenú alebo neprístupnú zátoku s krásnymi plážami. Pláže sú počas tohoto obdobia v roku prázdne a človek si tu oddýchne inak ako pri dovolenkovej sezóne, trošku s nadnesením, človek má pociť, že mu to tu patrí a že to všetko: more, krásna pláž, ostrov, slnko a spev vtákov je tu iba kvôli nemu.

Prehliadame si starobylé mestečko Jelsa a Stari Grad, ale najväčším magnetom je známy Hvar, ktorý leží na samom západnom ostrove. Centrum mesta tvorí námestie s katedrálou sv. Štefana a baroková zvonica z 17. storočia. Nad mestom sa nachádza pevnosť „Španielsko“ ešte o sto rokov staršie, odkud sa otvára nádherný rozhľad. Zatiaľ čo v lete je námestie plné ľudí, teraz tu panuje pohoda a jediní turisti, zdá sa, sú cyklisti, ktorí sa vylodili z bárky na pobreží. Celý ostrov prechádzame za niekoľko dní a odnášame si nekonečné zážitky, možno teraz sme spoznali to pravé Chorvátsko.

Zdroj: http://www.hrvatska.sk/hvar/

Things You Need To Know About Milano

If you have plans to go to Milan when touring Italy, it’s quite possible that it would be the point of your departure or entry and nothing more. It might get a day at the beginning or the end of the trip, just for avoiding that rushing from or to the airport. Well, if that’s the case, you’re certainly missing quite a few things. Here are some things that you probably did not know about this city.

Milano Italy

First Milan has canals. If you had though that only Venice is the Italian city that has canals then you were wrong. Milan might not appear to be having canals, but still there are a couple of canals in this city that exist today. They are located in Navigli district and smaller one was built around designs from da Vinci. However, in off-season, they do not look exactly pretty as they are drained sometimes, but during summers you can find small-sized tour boats which go up as well as down across the larger canal.

Milan in movies

Many movies were shot in Milan, This beautiful city has served as a backdrop for many quality films from various directors, example: Alaska (2015 film), Policewoman (film), The International (2009 film),  A Dog’s Life (1950 film) and many other. Today you can watch many of these movies online in a variety of stream databases, such as hdfy.to.

Milan is also the business and fashion capital of Italy. You might have heard about it being the fashion capital only, but it is a lot more. Besides being global capital for design and fashion, Milan is also the economic center of the country. This city also hosts many trade shows and the organization named FieraMilano is amongst biggest organizers of trade shows all over the world. However, as exhibition center of FieraMilano isn’t located in city center, therefore, you might not notice any business travelers. The thing that you’ll clearly notice here is that, quite dissimilar to the cities which rely mostly on the leisure travelers, the weekend rates offered at many of the hotels tend to be lower as compared to the weekday rates.

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One of the most important things Milan is known for is football. What’s more? Milan also hosts biggest soccer stadium in Italy. San Siro Stadium is a gigantic arena located west from city center and is home for two teams from the Italian soccer’s top-flight. This stadium is also famous as the outdoor venue for concerts during summer season. The stadium has the capacity to seat above 80,000 during the sporting events, which certainly makes it the biggest stadium of the country and one amongst the biggest stadiums all over Europe.

Milan football

There is a lot more to explore about Milano and this wonderful city is really the one that should be on your itinerary when you’re visiting Italy.