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Big Picture: Through Zadar

Locals and tourists stroll along Zadar’s longest and most famous street.  Its official name is Croatian – Siroka Ulica (Wide...
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Big picture: Zagreb’s biggest shrine

In 1731, a raging fire is said to have come to a sudden and complete standstill at this symbol of...
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Medieval tradition on Rab today

Back in the medieval times, crossbows were considered among the most powerful of weapons available. They were precise, had a...
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Wine of the week: DK Pinot bijeli 2011

Name of Wine: DK Pinot bijeli 2011 Vinyard: Dvanajscak Kozol Region: Medjimurje Type of wine: Dry white Variety: Pinot blanc Alcohol...
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Photo of the day: Underwater magic

If you haven’t yet put “go diving in Croatia” among your goals for 2013, do so now. You will be...
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Architecture in Zagreb – Kuca Kallina

Kuca Kallina, or the Kallina House, is a must for any architecture enthusiast visiting Zagreb. Located on the corner of...
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Big Picture: Waters supreme

If you’ve already been to Croatia you’ve surely been dazzled by the sparkling sea, translucent and inviting, offering views of...
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Restaurant of the week: Kod spilje

Kod spilje means “at the cave” in Croatian. Why? This eatery is located a few kilometers outside of Samobor, next...
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Big Picture: Croatian National Archives

This wondrous piece of architecture is located on Marulic Square in Zagreb. It is the Croatian State Archives, home to...
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Photo gallery: White Christmas in photos

With highs of 10 °C these days, those who were dreaming of a white Christmas were left to continue doing...
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Big Picture: View of the belltower in Split

Visitors staying in private accomodation on Ulica Majstora Jurja in Split are offered a view of the Sveti Duje Cathedral’s...
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Big Picture: Kolovare daredevils

Daring beachgoers at Kolovare Beach in Zadar, just outside of the old town, jump and flip off diving platforms into...
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Christmas traditions in Croatia

Croats have always valued the Christmas season, and they developed a large number of customs and traditions related to the...
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Big Picture: Picigin on Bacvice

Splicani – the residents of Split – are wild about picigin, an intense game of catch played in shallow water....
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Big Picture: Lanterns over Zadar

On Valentine’s Day in Zadar, hundreds of lanterns floated magically over the city. The money collected from lantern sales went...
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Restaurant of the week: Kod Ruze

If your idea of a satisfying dinner includes gorging on hearty wild game stews to the tunes of romping gypsy...
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Big Picture: An afternoon on Zrce

Just another crazy afternoon on Zrce Beach on Novalja, Pag. Zrce is known for being one of Croatia’s biggest party...
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Big Picture: Brijuni riviera

Extensive plans for a new Brijuni riviera are in the works. One of the renewal sites is the island of...
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Wine of the week: Tomac Amfora 2008

Name of wine: Tomac Amfora 2008 Winery: Obitelj Tomac Region: Plesivica Type of wine: Dry wine Variety: Chardonnay 50%, old...
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Big Picture: Greener pastures

This pastoral scene is perhaps not the first thing that comes to mind when you think “Croatia” – but the...
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Istria’s oldest olive tree

Did you know that Croatia is home to Roman-era olive trees? One of the oldest grows in Brijuni National Park,...
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Big Picture: Celebrating Sveti Duje

On the occasion of the feast of St. Duje, the patron saint of the city of Split, a procession snaked...
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A walk in the park in Rovinj

Zlatni Rt (“The Golden Cape“) is a forest park in the immediate vicinity of Rovinj. Several pebble-covered beaches are located inside,...
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Big Picture: Zadar cruising

Cruising past Zadar on the water provides stunning views of Velebit, the mountain range that divides the mainland from the...