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Big Picture: Pazin

Pazin, in Central Istria, is not well known but should be. The small town has a long and rich historical tradition and...
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Saving the culinary arts – making burek by hand

It must have been just over two years ago that I came across an article in a magazine; something about...
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Big Picture: Battle in Varazdin

Varazdin, a baroque town in Croatia’s northwestern region, holds numerous festivals throughout the year. You can also attend an entertaining...
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The Tale of Bishop Strossmayer

In our guide to Osijek, we mentioned that the city’s co-cathedral of St. Peter and Paul was constructed by the...
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Big Picture: Split’s narrowest street

While exploring the maze of narrow streets that are the heart of the city of Split, keep an eye out...
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Photo gallery: Plitvice Lakes take to autumn

A favorite destination on just about everyone’s list, the Plitvice Lakes become even more magical when the leaves begin to...
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Unveiling Central Istria – a selection of places to see

Istria is well-known throughout the world for its numerous beaches, good cuisine and natural beauty. Unfortunately, this lush and accessible...
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Big Picture: Olive trees in Makarska

Nothing says “Dalmatia” like blue skies, gorgeous coastline, and olive trees ready for picking. The Dalmatian olive harvest usually takes...
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Recipe of the day: Stuffed cabbage rolls

Stuffed cabbage rolls, or sarma, are part of the traditional cuisine of many Central European countries, including Croatia’s. It’s customary...
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Big Picture: Vikings in Lim Channel

Lim channel used to be a border between the Roman provinces of Dalmatia and Italia. It can be found in...
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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...
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A short guide to Makarska

Since ancient times, the peninsulas of Sveti Petar and Osejava cove were natural shelters for ships caught in Adriatic storms....
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Big Picture: Ivanec

Ivanec is located in Croatia’s Zagorje region and hugs the northern portion of Ivanscica mountain. The small town was first...
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The old city of Cavtat and how it got its name

In far south of Croatian territory lays Cavtat, the center of the Konavle region and a town whose residents founded...
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Photo gallery: Kolocep

Kolocep is the furthest south of Croatia’s fifty some inhabited islands and is part of the Elaphati Archipelago. Located just...
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Friday Fiction: Discovering the secrets of the Baska Tablet

I have always loved riddles. They became something more than a hobby to me. They were a way of living,...
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Friday Fiction: Lifeguarding at Pag

Man, was I proud of myself. Not only did I pass my lifeguard exam with high marks, but I actually...
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Five Croatian dances to see and enjoy

Left step, right step, jump, jump, right.  Or something like that. Such lines are common for people taking dance lessons....
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Photo gallery: blue magic on Bisevo

On a little islet called Bisevo, less than 6 km in size, in the small cove of Balun located on...
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Sveti Petar’s fence of love

Spending time in Croatia with that special someone? Confirm your love with a padlock on the promenade of Sveti Petar...
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Discovering Rijeka — the beginner’ guide

Rijeka is an important industrial port of the Kvarner region, often unjustly neglected as a tourist highlight. Which is a...
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Big Picture: Trakoscan Castle

Trakoscan Castle, Croatia’s most popular and most visited castle, dates back to the 13th century and was built to be...
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Photo gallery: Dazzling Dubrovnik from high

Take to the skies with a helicopter tour of the crown jewel of the Adriatic – Dubrovnik. You can get...
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Big Picture: small church on a big mountain

Biokovo is the second largest mountain in Croatia and is also a nature park. Its highest peak is Sveti Jure...