Hello everybody. My name is Petra and I am a full time dreamer, professional worrier and a people lover. I am always open for new challenges and adventures. Recently I was given a chance to write some articles for Go Dubrovnik and I decided to give it a go, even tho’ I don’t have much experience of journalism – or of Dubrovnik. So why me? What do I have in common with Dubrovnik?
I visited Dubrovnik for the first time when I was 13 years old and I fell instantly in love. I don’t remember many facts but I remember it really had a soul. I also remember that I got so badly sunburned while walking on the city walls! I will know better for next time – always bring a hat and some sunblock. Ever since then I have dreamt about going again but I guess it just wasn’t the right time. But now I am doing some serious research and planning my trip to Dubrovnik. 🙂
Just looking through a few bloggers’ photos makes me want to go right away. I can picture myself walking through the old town in a search of a nice spot to eat some seafood and drink a good local wine, doing some shopping and buying something of Croatian design and a few traditional souvenirs. It would be great if some local would show me around and introduce me to the kind of details that won’t be found in the travel guides.
The thing that makes me happiest of all is simply travelling. I love the excitement that travelling brings, meeting new people along the way and wandering the streets of unknown cities with no plan. My soul is curious and I ask a lot of questions all the time and that’s why I love travelling so much. It gives me answers to most of my questions about life.
One day I discovered Instagram and it didn’t take me long to become an Insta-freak. Oh yeah, I am the one that’s always taking pictures of the food in a restaurant, flowers along the way, my shoes everywhere and my morning tea. But all those captured moments are telling a little story about me, what I love and what makes me happy. There is actually a small bunch of people who really love my work. My Instagram blog Skitnica (or translated to English – wanderer) is a mix of my daily outfits, travels, food, things that inspire me and some cute little moments. It is my lifestyle diary and it makes me really happy.
I finished college this year and I am working as a special education teacher in my hometown, Bjelovar. This job gives me a purpose and motivation to keep going every day. But my dream job would be as a professional traveller… I was always modest, what can I say.
Now you know something about me and I hope you are looking forward to the stories I will bring you from this beautiful city. I am sure you will find a thousand reasons to visit Dubrovnik – as if being a top destination is not enough!