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Big Picture: Snow-dusted Sibenik

Though it’s much less often than in Zagreb, the coast of Croatia does see snow over the winter months. Here,...
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Big Picture: Zagreb skyline

A sunset shot of Zagreb captures the capital city’s diverse architecture – a blend of old and new styles spanning...
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Big Picture: Saturday morning in Split

It’s Saturday morning in Split, and you’ve got a few hours to kill before heading to the beach. There’s no...
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Zagreb student turns his flat into a Volkswagen Beetle

His name is Otto, he attends Zagreb’s Faculty of Architecture, School of Design, and he loves the Volkswagen Beetle. Don’t...
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Big Picture: Beachgoing in Pula

One of the most beautiful spots you can seek out for sunbathing near Pula is the Bay of Gortan, where...
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Winter in Croatia – what to pack

Packing. It’s one of the trickiest tasks for anyone traveling internationally, especially when winter calls for bulkier, heavier clothes.  ...
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Restaurant of the week: Draga di Lovran

“My philosophy is to serve the meal as it is supposed to be, there is no shortening or simplifying of...
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Interview with an expat: Enjoying the simple things in life

Director of Sales and Marketing at Gligora Cheese Factory, Simon Kerr didn’t move to Croatia for the love of cheese....
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Fascinating (and freezing) Paklenica National Park

You know Paklenica, the national park which adventurers can’t miss during their visit to Croatia? It’s still located close to...
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Big Picture: Snow-covered Sljeme

During the winter months, Sljeme, the peak of rising above the capital city of Zagreb, becomes a true winter wonderland....
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Big Picture: Diving on Vis

The crystal clear waters around the island of Vis are perfect for diving. Here, two divers swim through Green Cave,...
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Restaurant of the week: Lari & Penati

Lari & Penati, a central Zagreb eatery, opened its doors just over a year ago in 2011. It has since...
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Big Picture: Taking flight in Dubrovnik

St. Mark’s square in Venice is famous for its photogenic pigeons, but Croatia’s avian residents make a pretty picture, too....
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Big Picture: Dubrovnik sunset

Words can’t describe a sunset like this. To experience one like it, head to Orsula Park in Dubrovnik, where you’ll...
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An unexpected featherly guest visits the Neretva valley

Searching the vicinity of Metkovic in the hopes of finding good photo material was a good decision for our photographer...
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Big Picture: Snow-covered Zagreb

Zagreb’s medieval Upper Town offers the best views of Croatia’s capital city. Here, the Zagreb cathedral towers over rooftops dusted...
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Recipe of the week: Spaghetti with eggplant

People either love or hate eggplant. If you’re reading this, you probably love the purple plant, and are curious to...
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Big Picture: Gruz Bay in Dubrovnik

Can you identify this beautiful little port? It’s called Gruz Bay (Gruski zaljev), and it’s actually in one of Dubrovnik’s...
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Wine of the week: Roundup

In what could be called odes to wine, but are officially referred to as blog posts, connoisseur Sasa Spiranec has...
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Big Picture: Fall in Zagreb

An early morning view of Zagreb from the nearby mountain Sljeme captures brilliant fall colors peaking through a thick blanket...
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Photo gallery: All Saints’ Day throughout Croatia

Croatia celebrates All Saints’ today with mass and the traditional lighting of candles at cemeteries across the country. The most...
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Restaurant of the week: Apetit City

If you’ve been reading Like Croatia for a while, you already know Bistro Apetit, this year’s pick for the best...
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Big Picture: Old Port in Dubrovnik

Boats gently rock in the Old Port, the port of entry for many tourists who come to Dubrovnik on giant...
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Big Picture: Snowfall at Krka National Park

In honor of the first snow of the season over the weekend, here’s a gorgeous shot of Krka National Park...