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WINE DINE & TRAVEL MAGAZINE SUMMER 2017

Wine Dine & Travel Magazine is loaded with summer fun. 198 pages of travel stories with destinations around the world. In this issue you'll find the first of our Discovery Series -- Discovering Slovenia explores the beautiful country from the Alps to the Adriatic Sea.

The Magic of Losinj

The Magic of Losinj CROATIA’S FEEL-GOOD ISLAND It’s one of the most photographed sites in the Southern Caribbean and the Grenadines, Tobago Cays. 110 WDT MAGAZINE SPRING 2017

Story & Photography by Alison DaRosa Colorful shops on the harbor at Veli Losinj. Top: Even the yachting set must deal with real-life laundry. At Ilovik harbor. Back in the late 19th century, when the Austro-Hungarian Empire was one of the world’s great powers, rulers set out to find the healthiest, most restorative, feel-good spot in the land. Scientists’ pursuit of perfect climate and pristine environment led them to Losinj, an island in the northern Adriatic, about 30 miles off the coast of what is now Croatia. “This perfect climatological stew leaves Losinj with 300 days of sunshine and the warmest average temperature of any town at its latitude...” They discovered that a warm Southern Mediterranean sea current hugs the island. It has a positive impact on everything that grows here – which in turn helps produce the island’s exceptional air quality. This perfect climatological stew leaves Losinj with 300 days of sunshine and the warmest average temperature of any town at its latitude: 75.2 degrees. WINEDINEANDTRAVEL.COM 111

Canadian World Traveller Summer 2017 issue