The Istria Times

Search for Truffles with Danijela Puh

Even in her early age, Danijela Puh knew what she will do for living. Having a career in medicine, fashion...
The Istria Times

Descend into the Depths of Kolumbarica

Divers, rejoice! There are plenty of localities in Croatia on which you can practice your favorite activity. From the gentle...
The Istria Times

Relax in an Elegant Istrian Villa

In the tiny Istrian village of Veliki Vareski, one can find a gorgeous estate. Surrounded with thick forests and gorgeous...
The Istria Times

Meet Austrian Skipper on Quest to Sail the World

Croatian marina in Pula is a place where you can meet all kind of people. They arrive from various countries...
The Istria Times

Lili Maestrini: Enjoying Beach Volleyball in Porec

This year, Porec is a hometown of Swatch Major Series. It is a notable sport event that gathers numerous players...
The Istria Times

Will Croatia Lose some Sea to Slovenia?

If you are following European media, then you are aware of the EU’s latest hot potato. The states of Croatia...
The Istria Times

Have a Photo-Trip to Rovinj

Thanks to modern smartphone devices, we all carry a camera with ourselves. But still, to make a photo that has...
The Istria Times

Learn Five Tips to Keep Your Summer Tan

We know- you plan to spend some time sunbathing on Croatian beaches. But it’s hard to keep the bronze tone...
The Istria Times

Feel Welcome in New Rooms of Draga di Lovrana

The eastern coast of Istrian Peninsula hides a lovely spot from which one can observe the entire Kvarner bay. Precisely...
The Istria Times

Walk through Charming Medieval Towns

The Istrian Peninsula can be found in Croatia’s northern shores. It is a region rich in history and natural splendor,...
The Istria Times

Sea Star Festival Nominated for EFA Award

About 50 000 people, coming from as many as 70 different foreign states, gathered last weekend in Croatian City of...
The Istria Times

Enjoy Istrian Tastes in Roc

Croatian food expert Radovan Marcic is in the constant search for great local restaurants. This time, his travels brought him...


The Istria Times

Big Picture: Indigenous cattle

Considered the oldest cattle species in Europe, the white and grey horned Boskarin is indigenous to Istria. This symbol of...
The Istria Times

Porec – an introduction

Claim to fame: the Ephrasian Basilica Best photo op: from the top of the round tower Plan for: Giostria, a...
The Istria Times

Kazuni – the smallest shelters in the world

The ancient Istrians were probably dwarfs, if we are to judge their height by the size of kazuni stone shelters....
The Istria Times

Big Picture: Batana ride in Rovinj

Against Rovinj’s characteristic skyline, visitors to the scenic Istrian town enjoy a ride around the harbor in batanas, Rovinj’s traditional...
The Istria Times

Croatia’s dry stone walls demystified

If you’ve ever driven through coastal Croatia, you might have noticed stone walls hugging hills and divvying up the countryside,...
The Istria Times

6 great locations for day trips near Pula

So, you’ve come to Pula. You’ve visited the ancient amphitheater, explored the town’s defence grid, raised your glass to James...
The Istria Times

Photo of the day: on a stoll through Zminj

15 km south of Pazin, in the heart of Istria, is Zminj. Lush greenery surrounds traditional Istrian architecture in this...
The Istria Times

The hellish pit of Pazin

At first, Pazin, the administrative center of Istria, may look nothing more than a typical Croatian mainland town. Yet with closer...
The Istria Times

Mummies of Vodnjan

Egypt isn’t the only place home to mummies. Croatia has them too right in the Istrian town of Vodnjan. The...
The Istria Times

Big Picture: The abandoned village of Bencici

In Istria lies the abandoned village of Bencici where the only sounds you’ll hear are the occasional zroom of cars,...
The Istria Times

Acting in Croatia: Jadranka Dokic from Pula

Jadranka Dokic is one of the most recognizable faces in Croatian movies, despite the broad set of different characters she...
The Istria Times

Big Picture: Pula Arena

Pula, a coastal Istrian town, is most famous for its Roman Arena. Built between 27 BC – 68 AD, the Arena is...