The Istria Times

Roxanich Wine Hotel: Building Dreams in Motovun

Winemaker Mladen Rozanic has always been passionate about his art, and sought to improve the tasty nectars he produced. His...
The Adriatic Times

Sancta Maria Calls You to Motovun

It is easy to fall in love with Motovun, a small walled town in Croatia’s Istria region. Especially if you...
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The freedom-loving giant of Motovun

In 1908, Croatian writer Vladimir Nazor published a novel entitled ‘Veli Joze’ (Joze the Great). The plot took place in...
The Adriatic Times

Croatia’s other walled towns

Dubrovnik always steals the spotlight, and for good reason. Considered “the pearl of the Adriatic,” the city’s famous historic walls,...
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Unveiling Central Istria – a selection of places to see

Istria is well-known throughout the world for its numerous beaches, good cuisine and natural beauty. Unfortunately, this lush and accessible...
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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...
The Istria Times

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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What is “typically Croatian” food? Istrian cuisine, part 2/3

In part two of this three-part post, prominent food blogger Lada Radin serves us some info on what to expect...