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Sights to see, places to visit (+outfit post) / Znamenitosti za vidjeti, mjesta za posjetiti (+ odjevna kombinacija)

I'm starting a new feature on my blog called Sights to see, places to visit and this is my first post of the kind. Today I have for you one dinning recommendation and a bit of history to spice it up. That doesn't sound too bad, does it?. So if you ever happen to come to Mostar, I recommend you to visit one pub that besides a wonderful selection of beers, also serves exquisite wines (this is a wine region after all) and delicious dishes. 

When I first came into Mostar, I have fallen in love with one particular street. It was the trees that so enamored me. They belong to the Platanus family of trees and in English they are called plane or plane trees. Thanks to this pub's website I have learned that these trees were planted in 1889 to welcome Belgian Crown princess Stephanie and Crown prince Rudolf of Austria and celebrate their visit to Mostar. 

Let's get back to the way this history information connects with the pub I just recommended visiting. You see, many villas in this street date from the nineteen century. Moreover, one of them was recently restored and turned into a pub called Štefanijino šetalište (Stephanie's alley/ Stephanie Alle).You see originally this street with these two rows of these wonderful plane trees was named Stephanie Alle in honour of the visiting Belgian princess (today it is known as street of prince Branimir). Interesting, isn't it? I've never thought about this street as a historical sight to see, but it really is.

Započinjem novu rubriku na blogu koja će se zvati Znamenitosti za vidjeti, Mjesta za posjetiti, a ovo je moja prva objava na tu temu. Danas za vas imam jednu preporuku i malo povijesti. Ne zvuči tako loše, zar ne? Naiđete li slučajno u Mostar, preporučavam vam da posjetite jednu pivnicu koja osim što ima odličan izbor piva, služi i vrhunska vina (ipak je ovo vinska regija) i ukusna jela.

Kada sam prvi put došla u Mostar, zaljubila sam se u jednu određenu ulicu. Stabla su bila ta koja su me zapravo oduševila. Prekrasni i ogromni Platani. Zahvaljući stranici pivnice koju sam vam upravo preporučila doznala sam da su ova stabla zasađena dane 1889. godine za doček i proslavu dolaska Belgijske princeze Štefanije i Austrijskog prijestonasljednika Rudolfa.

No, kakve to zapravo ima veze s ovim povijesnim informacijama? Veliki broj vila u ovoj ulici datira još iz deventanestog stoljeća, a jedna od njih je nedavno obnovljena i pretvorena u pivnicu koja se zova Štefanijino šetalište. Ova ulica (danas ulica kneza Branimira) nekada se zvala Štefanijino šetalište. Zanimljivo, zar ne? Nisam nikada razmišljala o ovoj ulici kao o nekoj povijesnoj znamenitosti, ali ona to zapravo jest.





 










skirt/suknja: vintage, blouse/ bluza: terra nova, bag/torba: vintage, shoes/ cipele: peko

skirt/suknja: vintage, blouse/ bluza: terra nova, bag/torba: vintage, shoes/ cipele: peko




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  1. Wonderful!! I like this new feature as I like to see new places and know about them too!! Perfect, I look forward to all the places that you'll take us too!! You look wonderful doll, I hope the weekend was marvellous for you :) xx

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  2. I love the flowers!! The place is so nice =)
    Hope your visit ;)
    Kisses from Spain, have a nice day.
    xo

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    1. This place has so much history, Ivana! So interesting! Beautiful, feminine look, dear! Love your leopard blouse, so chic and preppy!

      xxx Ira
      JOURNAL OF STYLE / BLOGLOVIN

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  3. Beautiful pictures! And i love your top :D

    Kisses and happy week, ChicAdicta!
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  4. you look absolutely fabulous in your "secretary" attire!!!
    as sounds that hostinec! love to drink the local wine where ever i be! this is the sort of postings i really like - beautiful pics, some interesting story and useful tips - in that case if we come to mostar. well done my dear! xxxx

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  5. I really like to follow your blog, your articles are amazing! Kisses.
    My blog HERE

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    ♡ ♡ ♡ ♡ ♡

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  6. Cute shoots darling! You're so beautiful and elegant!!
    Baci,
    Coco et La vie en rose - Valeria Arizzi

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  7. Obožavam vidjeti ulice prepune visokih stabala i sa starim vilama sa svake strane, stari dio Rijeke ih ima dosta i obožavam prolaziti tuda :))

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  8. Wow, how pretty with flowers blooming everywhere! I can only imagine the perfect temperature and the sight and sound. Over here it is literally an oven and whatever flowers left outside, they are dying from the heat.. enjoy the good season sweetie

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    1. the temperatures are quite high actually but I don't mind.

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  9. Radujem se ovoj rubrici i upijam takve informacije :) Nadam se da ću posetiti Mostar nekada, kao i to mesto, i naravno, volela bih da upoznam i tebe :) Divno si izgledala, leopard print je uvek pun pogodak a bluzica tog kroja damska i bezvremenska ;)

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  10. This place is so beautiful, great for just sit and relax! Your outfit is so pretty and chic!:)
    xxM
    http://sunstreetbymonica.blogspot.com

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  11. How pretty and you look lovely. It's always nice to see places you wouldn't ordinarily and learn a bit about them x

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  12. Those trees look impressive! Sounds like a nice place, it was interesting to find out some hystorical facts too. You look great, love the leopard top!

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  13. Que postagem maravilhosa amei o look e lindas flores
    tenha uma semana abençoada
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  14. Divno mijesto. Cvjetovi su prekrasna.
    Sviđa mi se tvoj bluzu.
    Puno pozdrava
    Carolin

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  15. This pub has a really cool history! I would definitely love to visit if I find myself in Mostar. I'm liking this new series and you look great in these photos :)

    Rowena @ rolala loves

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    1. I really appreciate your comment:)

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  16. Love the lady like look on you, Ivana, the top is divine. Beautiful pics, I know I've said it before but I have to say it again, you live in an amazing place, so beautiful. Happy start into your new week, girl.
    kisses
    Lenya
    FashionDreams&Lifestyle

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  17. Aww that's nice to hear you're combining a new edition to your blog Xxx
    Lovely post

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  18. Love the new add to the blog! This place looks amazing wow! You look so stunning as always :) Have a wonderful week!

    RedLip&Love

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  19. Wonderful! I enjoy your travel journals and sight seeing trips. We could almost have coffee together!

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  20. You look amazing, my love! You inspire me every time!
    Sending you much love & I hope your Monday is as marvelous like you!!!
    xoxo, Vanessa
    www.WhatWouldVWear.net

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  21. You look so classy. Have a great week!

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  22. very beautiful pics!!! you look amazing.
    kisses.

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  23. I think, it's an awesome category, very useful. I'm dreaming about travelling. I'm fascinated by Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina - beautiful breathtaking countries with an amazing climate!
    Have a wonderful week, Ivana!

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  24. Love your blog so much and this post is great!
    maybe check my blog out + follow too?
    http://www.vamospapear.com/

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  25. Ottima idea questa nuova rubrica! Belle sia le foto che il look!

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  26. follow me via gfc and bloglovin and i follow back

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  27. nice

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  28. This is a great idea! I always enjoy seeing pictures like this, it makes me want to travel more often :)

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  29. really nice pictures my dear, love it!! :D xoxo

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  30. cute outfit!
    Beautiful pictures! I love your blog! Kiss

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  31. stunning look and amazing, romantic photos :)

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  32. I hope you'll continue posting this series, Ivana because I love the opportunity to learn about other places through blog posts. We barely have time for vacation or any sort of travelling so it's amazing to see other places through someone's eyes.

    Shireen | Reflection of Sanity

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    1. I know, I don't have time for vacation either that is why I enjoy reading this sort of posts too!

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  33. Dear Ivana, thank you that you had such a good idea for a new series of your posts! Already this first one is very interesting and I'm impressed that these impressing trees are planted a so long time ago especially for this visit! You look very very beautiful today, this elegant outfit fits you so well and also perfect to the environment. If I ever will be in Mostar I know which place I will visit :)
    Wish you a wonderful week.
    xx Rena
    International Giveaway: Bags are More Than Fun for Me
    www.dressedwithsoul.com

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    1. I'm sure you'll enjoy your visit if you ever happen to visit.

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  34. Nice pics! kisses!

    http://miestilobasico.blogspot.com

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  35. Ivana, it's really a great idea! I'd love to know more about your beautiful country and the places you love)) Such lovely pictures!!!! Thank you so much for sharing))

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  36. I follow Your blog is grat!!! Kiss :)

    www.mineralnyswiatkasi.pl

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  37. Nice photos, and you look great.
    xoxo
    Christy

    http://www.am2pmchic.com

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  38. bella la tua blusina leopardata
    buona serata
    un bacione
    tr3ndygirl fashion blog

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  39. Beautiful photos.
    Greetings.


    NEW OUTFIT IN MY FASHION BLOG!!: http://diamondconestilopropio.blogspot.com.es/

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  40. Hello cute outfit! What a nice blouse!
    This place sounds great, I like a place with some chAracter and history!x

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  41. Ah yes, Rudolf and Stephanie, I remember them well. We used to stay out dancing until all hours of the night and even what passed for karaoke back then. Nice kids those two. Oh yes, I am THAT old :) Well OK, not really but I feel that old sometimes. Still, I bet they were very sweet :) Speaking of very sweet, check you out! Could there be anything cuter than picture 8 with that sly, adorable smile of yours? Love it! xoxo

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  42. Divno je. Radujem se takvoj rubrici jer volim da citam takve blogove :)

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  43. love your top swetty

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  44. Adorable pictures Ivana! That leo blouse is everything! You look very chic!
    ♥♥♥
    Jeanne
    http://www.fashionmusingsdiary.com

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  45. Beautiful place!! Gorgeous pictures xx
    www.travelera.es

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  46. That look like a wonderful to hang around
    love the flowers.
    Your blouse is gorgeous.

    http://roomsofinspiration.blogspot.com

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  47. Kako lepo i romantično mesto! Toliko je lepih stvari oko nas za koje i ne znamo. Uvek se reklamiraju neke velike, pompezne, a ovakve ostaju nezapažene.

    U turističkoj ponudi, u nekim zemljama, postoje i ovakve stvari. Jednostavno, dođeš u neko mesto, na neki događaj i dobiješ i male karte, veličine vizit kartice na kojima piše sve šta ima po okolini. Tu su, naravno, i kontakti, pa ko želi, može da ode i vidi. Ima čak i kontakt ljudi koji se bave nekim zanatom, kreativaca... Svega, što se meni baš sviđa, jer onda se vidi da se radi globalno, a ne samo pojedinačno.
    Nažalost, kod nas to nije praksa, a bilo bi lepo da jeste.

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    1. istina, bilo bi lijepo da je i kod nas takva praksa...ti mali detalji jako su bitni, meni osobno puno znače, a vjerujem i ostalima.

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  48. Che bel post, belle foto! :)

    http://julesonthemoon.blogspot.it/

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  50. Olá Minha Linda!
    Amei as fotos, que flores lindas de fundo *--*
    Beijokas da Carol e da Camila :*
    www.vamospapear.com

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  51. Jako mi je bilo zanimljivo pročitati ovo! Čak sam si i zapisala, kad me jednog dana put nanese u Mostar, da nikako ne propustim. Čista 5 za novu rubriku, veselim se i idućim preporukama :)

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  52. Jako lijepe fotografije i svidja mi se tvoj outfit! Bluzica je divna!
    xo, Sonia Verardo
    http://www.trenchcollection.com/

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  53. Sounds like great pub, I like good beer and great wine, so if I'll have opportunity to visit Mostar one day, I'll remember this place and your tip, thanks for sharing ;) And moreover, I love your elegant outfit, your blouse has stunning print :)

    http://crafty-zone.blogspot.com/

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  54. This Pub seems to be a really nice place, dear Ivana. For sure very pretty is your look! Love your vintage skirt and your blouse. They are both very charming and feminine.

    Nadine ♥

    http://nadinecd.blogspot.co.at/

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  55. I love learning such historical facts a lot, it's hard to believe that those trees were planted in 1889. How amazing is that, indeed. They were there before us and they're still going to be there after we're gone.
    The photographs are fabulous, Ivana, you look more than charming there in that elegant outfit and the background is very attention catching too.
    Now I'm planning to read your literary work, I mean a story written by you - "Conversation". I'm definitely going to share my opinion about it, as soon as I read it:)

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    1. thank you Alexandra, I'm glad you like this post. It is indeed wonderful that these trees were there before us and that they will probably be there after we are gone.

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  56. Ovo je prvo ljeto nakon valjda osam godina da necu do Mostara zbog bebe jer me nece pustit preko granice bez osobne za njega a i guzve su nesnosne... :((( Ipak... umemorirati cu ovu pivnicu kao mjesto za posjetiti :)

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    1. da, gužve znaju biti stvarno naporne....

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  57. You look wonderful in the black midi skirt and the bow neck blouse, a proper look for a romantic place with such many flowers.

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  58. Lovely place. Your skirt is very pretty and I love your top :)

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  59. You look so sophisticated in this outfit. This black skirt with the heels and printed blouse really looks great together. Super classy lady!

    astylishlovestory.blogspot.com

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