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Big Picture: View of Dubrovnik from Orsula Park

This photo was taken from Orsula Park, an outdoor performance space located in the ruins of a 14-century church. Wouldn’t...
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Recipe of the day: Cheese and grape salad

When the weather is hot, you want to keep your meals light. Here’s a summer hit which, with all its...
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Photo gallery: Taking the plunge

Bringing a metaphor to life, Kristina and Kristijan leap into the waters of Duce (near Omis) and a future of...
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The Zagreb funicular: short and sweet

Tucked away at the end of Tomiceva Street, just a few steps north of Ilica, Zagreb’s bustling shopping street, it’s...
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Three things you probably don’t know about Tesla

In 1856, in the town of Smiljan, Nikola Tesla (10.07.1856 – 07.01.1943), one of the greatest inventors in the history...
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Big Picture: Hanging around Hvar

We can’t get over Hvar. “Pristine waters” sounds so cliché, but what’s the first thing you think when you see...
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A short guide to Varazdin

What’s that? A new name has appeared on our list of Croatia’s summer destinations? How come we never wrote about...
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Big Picture: Sunset in Zadar

Taken at sunset, this photo captures the moment just before Nikola Basic’s solar-powered installation Sun Salutation switches on and lights...
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Recipe of the day: Focaccia with tomato and olives

Nothing to nibble on? Try making some fabulous focaccia bread with this recipe below. Ingredients  1 teaspoon dry yeast 2...
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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,...
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Big Picture: Ambrela Beach

Cloudy skies can’t even keep beach enthusiasts away from Croatia’s coast. Here, swimmers enjoy the waves at Ambrela Beach near...
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Big Picture: Orebic

Orebic is the biggest settlement on the peninsula of Peljesac. Easily accessible by road and ferry, it’s about a 90...
The Zagreb Times

The geek’s guide to Zagreb

Hot beach parties not your game? Don’t worry. The Croatian capital has plenty to offer in nerdihood. Check out some...
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Where great writers go in Croatia

Did Agatha Christie find inspiration for a murder mystery in Croatia? She had the opportunity. The queen of crime spent...
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Recipe of the day: Gnocchi with arugula pesto

Of the many reasons to love gnocchi, pesto might be one of  the best. Try this recipe below, which can...
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Big Picture: Kravat soldiers march through Zagreb

Throughout the tourist season in the Upper Town of Zagreb, the historical Kravat Regiment performs a changing of the guard...
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The beginner’s guide to Zadar

Zadar might not be on your must-see destination list, but perhaps it should be. Several airlines, including Ryanair, Germanwings, and...
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Four fun facts about Croatia

Did you know…   …of Croatia’s 1000+ islands, 66 are inhabited?   …the columns of the White House were built...
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Big Picture: A secluded beach on Vis

One of the most exciting parts of exploring Croatia’s islands is discovering hidden coves and secluded beaches. This one is...
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Croatia’s 7 UNESCO World Heritage Sites

If you do a lot of sightseeing, chances are you’re familiar with UNESCO’s World Heritage Site list, a compilation of...
The Adriatic Times

Morcic – the Orient in Rijeka

You’ve seen them. Especially if you chose the Kvarner region as your vacation spot.  Kitschy, shiny blackamoor ornaments, often seen...
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Big Picture: View from the Top

Can you picture yourself here? This traveler is (bravely!) enjoying the panorama of Dubrovnik and Lokrum from the top of...
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Big Picture: Casanova in Istria

Young men and women dressed in clothing from the time of Casanova parade through the streets of Pula, inviting tourists...
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The oldest capital of Istria

In the times when the Roman Empire began its conquest of Europe, the tribe of Histrians stood against their legions...