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The enchanted beach of Medveja

Ancient Greeks had many myths, and one of them involved an enchantress called Medea. Her grandfather was the mighty god...
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How Istria came to be, according to Greek mythology.

Did you like the movies ”Troy” and ”Immortals“? Of course you did! They have Brad Pitt and Henry Cavill jumping...
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Shipwreck dives around Croatia – where to explore ghostships of the Adriatic

Diving into an old, mysterious shipwreck located at the bottom of the sea? Yes, we’ve all dreamed of it at...
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Vrgada, a tranquil island escape

Vrgada is a small Adriatic island, surrounded by much larger isles such as Pasman, Kornati and Murter.  Being less than...
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A peninsula of intrigue in Istria

In the vicinity of the Istrian town of Medulin,  the mysterious peninsula of Vizula hides stories of intrigue and betrayal....
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Visiting the ghost ship of Istria

Love can make us do marvelous things. We break boundaries for it, and endure huge pains we wouldn’t manage to...
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A glagolitic hermitage on Brac

One does not associate deserts with Croatia, but that’s exactly what Blaca is. Situated in the southern part of the...
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Dugi Otok – Croatia’s long island

Though it’s the largest island off the coast of Zadar and easy to reach by ferry or catamaran, not too...
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Morcic – the Orient in Rijeka

You’ve seen them. Especially if you chose the Kvarner region as your vacation spot.  Kitschy, shiny blackamoor ornaments, often seen...
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The oldest capital of Istria

In the times when the Roman Empire began its conquest of Europe, the tribe of Histrians stood against their legions...
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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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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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Photo gallery: Istria’s beautiful countryside

Many flock to Istria every summer for its coastal hot spots from Porec to Pula. But we encourage you not...
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Chuck Norris: A Croatian hero

The movies of Chuck Norris have inspired numerous youngsters to go after a career in justice, but they’ve also triggered...
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Interview with an expat: Paul from New Zealand

Did you know they played cricket in Croatia? Neither did we,  until we met Paul Musin. Read our interview with...
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Big Picture: Brela Beach

Brela is a tiny town, but its beaches are considered among the most beautiful in the world. One look at...
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Big Picture: Sablicevo Beach

Rijeka is often bypassed for other coastal destinations, but it has gorgeous beaches, too. Check out this photo of sunny...
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Big Picture: Breathtaking view on the island of Vis

Of all the inhabited Croatian islands, Vis is the farthest from the coast. The island’s vegetation is lush, and much...