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Four ways to get soaking wet in Croatia

Splash! Just reading these words can give you the sensation of water touching the skin. Yes, it is a great...
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Croatian forts and walls, from safety to luxury

Back in the day, the building of city walls was serious business.  Attacks of nomad tribes and raiders were usual...
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A trip through central Istria – seven stops in one day

Four of my friends and I set out on a journey through Central Istria to towns many people would never...
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Big Picture: Enjoying Brac

Brac is know as the Adriatic’s sunniest spot, with over 2,500 hours of sunlight reaching its shores each year. This...
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Big Picture: Split Riva at Night

During nighttime hours, Split‘s vibrant Riva illuminates the peaceful town harbor. It’s the perfect place to enjoy a nightcap or...
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5 Reasons to visit Croatia’s Natural History Museum

If you spend any time at all on this site there’s at least one thing you know about Zagreb –...
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Photo gallery: Lightning strikes above Split and Omis

Photographer Zvonimir Barisin captures electrifying photographs of the skies above Split and Omis, where a lightning storm lights the skies...
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Five iconic views of Croatia

When you think of Croatia, what comes to mind? Which towns or sights do you think of? There are several...
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Glagolitic – Croatia’s historical script

While sightseeing or even just strolling around Croatia, you might have noticed some unusual characters carved into stone tablets, scratched...
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The Old Cellars of Ilok: Housing Wine Since the 16th century

Ilok’s fertile soil produces some of the best wine in Eastern Europe and maybe even some of the best in...
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Big Picture: Stoncica lighthouse on Vis

At dusk, the Stoncica lighthouse on Vis flickers on to warn passing ships of rocky shoreline. The lighthouse was built...
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The Story of Croatian Jazz

This universe holds many stories. Some of them are about small countries with long histories, while others include passionate people...
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Four inventions from Croatia

Since moving to Croatia, I don’t know how many times I’ve heard the claim that the banana split comes from...
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Recipe of the week: Red ravioli

Here’s one for the raw food lovers – raw beet ravioli. True, they’re not really ravioli, but they are real...
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The beginner’s guide to Split

In AD 293, Emperor Diocletian, who thought himself divine, decided to build a palace worthy of his stellar nature. He...
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Photo gallery: Golden fall in Zagorje

Summer might be Croatia’s most popular time, but a fall in Croatia is hard to rival, especially in the countryside...
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Rijeka in motion by Goran Razic (video)

Professional photographer Goran Razic set out on a project to promote Rijeka in a unique way. He decided to use...
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Learn about Moreska, The Sword-Dance of Korcula

Most people like dancing, but rare would dare hit the dance floor waving sharp swords around their head. However, for...
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Naming and shaming in a village in Istria

At first glance, Salez is a typical Croatian settlement situated in beautiful Istria. Nobody would guess it hides the world’s...
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Croatian wines: Dingac 2010

Name of wine: Dingac 2010 Winery: Saints Hills Region: Peljesac, Dalmatia Type of wine: dry red Variety: Plavac mali Alcohol...
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Big Picture: Blue sea of Kvarner

Croatia’s Kvarner region is full of stunning destinations that offer fantastic views of the true blue Adriatic Sea. If you’re...
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Big Picture: Povlja on Brac

Brac is home to a number of lovely towns and villages. One you should consider adding to your trip list...
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Photo gallery: Cro-a-Porter fashion show

Fashion project Cro-a-Porter recently held Croatia’s largest domestic fashion show in Zagreb. The project’s main goal is to promote Croatian fashion...
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Big Picture: Donkeys of Brijuni

Brijuni was once President’s Tito famous summer residence. The group of islands are now a national park and its largest...