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The legend of Stone Bear Mother

We already introduced you to Varazdin ,the continental town known for its numerous towers and the festival of Spanzirfest. But...
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Photo gallery: Favorite fan photos

Have you been posting your vacation photos to our Facebook wall? These guys have – here are 8 recently posted...
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Big Picture: Happy hound

“Even my dog loves Croatia,” says Steph Beier-Lind of this photo she took on vacation last summer. We don’t know...
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Big Picture: Cyclists in Porec

Porec, an Istrian town mentioned as far back as the 6th and 4th centuries BC by ancient Greek historians and...
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10 of Croatia’s best beaches revealed

Looking for Zen? Then Croatia’s got you covered. Shimmy into a swimsuit, pack up a bag, and head out to...
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Wine of the week: Ledic Grasevina Stosinec 2011

Name of wine: Ledic Grasevina Stosinec 2011 Winery: Ledic Region:  Plesivica Type of wine: Dry Variety: Grasevina Alcohol (Vol.%): 14.0%...
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The statue of Zagreb’s most loyal dog, Pluto

You probably heard of Hachi, a Japanese dog who spent almost a decade at a train station, waiting for his...
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Big Picture: Arena Zagreb

Arena Zagreb, built in 2008, is the largest sports hall in Croatia. It was designed to seat up to 15,002...
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Big Picture: Paragliding in Buzet

Buzet, a Central Istrian town, is filled with events to attend and participate in from hill climb car races to truffle...
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Big Picture: Waterfalls in Plitvice

Plitvice Lakes, one of Croatia’s UNESCO World Hertiage sites, is home to numerous waterfalls and small cascades. The national park...
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Big Picture: Celebrating Zagorje culture in Zagreb

If you’re visiting Zagreb in early October, make sure to be at Ban Jelacic Sqaure for the celebration of Zagorje...
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Interview with an expat: SJ from Australia

SJ Begonja keeps a blog with the best blog name ever – Chasing the Donkey – chronicling her move to...
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Dijana Vidusin – Medulin’s favorite actress

Dijana Vidusin is a quite known face among those in the world of Croatian actresses. Elegant and charming by nature...
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Big Picture: King Tomislav Square

When the weather gets warm and the sun shines bright in the sky, Zagreb locals plop themselves down in King...
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The most famous Croat in the world

If we are to join in on the hype Walt Disney movies have produced in western society, Croatia doesn’t have...
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Big Picture: Crystal clear Plitvice

Plitvice Lakes National Park is always among the top listed places to visit in Croatia and for good reason. This gorgeous park...
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Top ten reasons to date a Croatian

Diane Kolanovic-Solaja is president of CNYLA and author of Growing up Ethnic. Previously she shared advice on dating in Croatia....
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A tale about Trakoscan, paddleboats and sandwiches

“It’s ok, boys“ said Nikola, his voice being little more than a frightened whisper “The teacher doesn’t  suspecting anything.”  ...
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Big Picture: Konjscina

Konjscina, a small town in the region of Zagorje near Marija Bistrica, houses a newly restored old castle that the...
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Five reasons to drop your anchor off Palmizana, by Hvar

Wondering what some of the best places to go when sailing the Adriatic are? Antonija from Sailing.hr, no stranger to...
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Big Picture: Medieval Motovun

Motovun, a small walled medieval town in Central Istria, is one of Croatia’s most picturesque areas. Frequently photographed from afar...
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Big Picture: Vis at twilight

Vis is one of the most remote Croatian islands with a population of slightly less than three and a half...
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The torpedos of Rijeka

In addition to explorers such as Marco Polo and scientists such as Nikola Tesla , Croats have also contributed to...
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Wine of the week: Zilavka Vinogradi Nuic 2010

Type of wine: dry white Variety: Zilavka Retail price: 54.98 HRK / 7.24 Alcohol: 13%   Heavy rains at the...