We love Istria. The countryside, the people, the food! We hope to bring more guests to this historically significant and gorgeous part of Europe in the near future.
March 5, 2012 European Focus founder and guide James Derheim is available during the beautiful month of October, a perfect time to explore most of central and southern Europe. October is prime season and is usually booked far in advance. The days are mild and the kids are all back in school with no major […]
This is a treasure trove of photographic opportunities for any adventurer who loves to tote around a camera to record impressions. Whether from across the bay where one can capture a skyline which is reproduced on dozens of postcards, paintings and drawings sold around the town or from within the narrow confines of the medieval […]
Along the seafront, a shot capturing the medieval essence of this amazing town.
We’ve come in for a landing at the lovely, just opened Villa Stefanija overlooking the Istrian Coast outside the town of Barban, Croatia. Found through booking.com, we were delighted when we drove up to the house and saw the infinity pool blending into the wooded hillsides and the bay far below, which itself blends into […]
It seems as if everyone comes to Poreč, or what the Italians call “Parenzo.” Old photographs on the walls of the little place where we had a great lunch show scenes from 100 years ago when the town was just a fishing port with some interesting old Roman and Byzantine ruins. Now it’s chock-a-block souvenir […]