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Sisak’s Old Town – Defender of Europe

Stari Grad (“The Old Town“) is a military fort close to the Croatian town of Sisak. It was built in...
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Big Picture: Sibenik rainbow

After summer showers in Sibenik, a rainbow arches over spectacular St. James Cathedral, one of Croatia’s seven UNESCO World Heritage...
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Restaurant of the week: El Bull

Chances are you won’t just happen upon El Bull, unless you’re staying in the Hotel Residence. This steakhouse is about...
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Big Picture: Portic Bay

Cape Kamenjak, a protected coastal zone in the southernmost part of the Istrian peninsula, was previously named one of the...
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Penkala- A Croatian invention for the business class

In old times, people used goose feathers to write with ink. The method was widely used, although it was quite...
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Big Picture: Tulips in Zagreb

If you’re planning a trip to Zagreb next year, consider coming during the spring, when the whole city is blooming....
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Big Picture: Old town Dubrovnik

One of the most iconic panoramas in Croatia is that of the old town harbor in Dubrovnik. Climb to nearby...
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Big Picture: Taking a dip in Pula

Still dreaming of summer – this time, of swimming through the waves at Verudela Beach near Pula in Istria.  
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Big Picture: Summer sun at Znjan Beach

Snow-covered Croatia is beautiful, but we’re ready for some more summer sun. It’s still a long way off, but until...
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Restaurant of the week: San Rocco

In the small Istrian town of Brtonigla, on the road from Porec to Umag, restaurant San Rocco serves gourmet Istrian...
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Big Picture: Zagreb’s changing of the guard

The ceremonial changing of the guard in Zagreb begins just after the noon firing of the Gric cannon. The Kravat...
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Recipe of the week: Cheese Soup

The season for comfort foods has well arrived. Let warm and creamy work its magic with this this recipe below....
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A voice from Cafe del Mar – Maja Savic

Jazz- the most stubborn music in the world. No matter how you feel, it will put you in its mood...
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Big Picture: Pula Arena cowboys

No, this group of riders isn’t a typical sight in Istria. And they didn’t gallop out of the American West,...
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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....