Swimming amid Roman ruins on bargain trip to Istria

Pizza? The waiter slowly rolled the word around his mouth, his face a study in confusion. No, the traditional Croatian restaurant on the outskirts of Pula in Istria could not meet our low gastronomic needs.Would my three children like to try the local stuffed squid instead? We took another look at the menu. It’s no surprise so many people think Istria is simply part of Italy.Having spent the morning waving imaginary swords in a Roman amphitheatre with my son Felix, five, and trying to get my ...