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Big Picture: View from Biokovo

Biokovo is the second highest mountain range in Croatia that hugs the Dalmatian coastline. As your’re driving down to the...
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Why UNESCO is fighting to save this Dalmatian song

It is called ojkanje. Technically speaking, it is a traditional polyphonic way of singing, usually tied to the Croatian region...
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Big Picture: Sailing into an Adriatic sunset

We think that Croatia has some of the most beautiful sunsets you’ll ever see. If the photo above doesn’t convince...
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Big Picture: DJ at Zrce beach

Zrce beach, on the island of Pag in Novalja, is where people from around the world are flocking to party...
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The mysterious forester’s grave in Medvednica park

Zagreb has many praise-worthy sites and attractions from intriguing museums to fabulous streets to get lost in. Outside the capital’s main urban core...
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The hellish pit of Pazin

At first, Pazin, the administrative center of Istria, may look nothing more than a typical Croatian mainland town. Yet with closer...
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Pozega’s monument to the plague

In 1749, a plague ravaged the town of Pozega for six long months from May 15th to November 28th. 798 of...
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Zrinka Cvitesic shines at West End

For the last two weeks, lovers of West End’s stages have been voting for their favorite debut of the year. ...
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Big Picture: Zeleni vir

Zeleni vir is one of Croatia’s natural gems. It’s hidden away in the heart of the Gorski Kotar region, near...
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Big Picture: Tucepi

Near Makarska is the small town of Tucepi. Popular among tourists, Tucepi offers beautiful beaches and recreational sports to entertain...
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Explaining birthmarks–an old wives’ tale

Croatia is a country of beautiful landscapes and historic cities. The country is  much more than that though. It’s also home to a...
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Big Picture: Splitska on Brac

Brac is considered one of the most beautiful among Dalmatia’s central islands. On the island sits the small village of...
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Directing new realities- interview with Sasa Bozic

Today is an important day for Zadar‘s cultural life, as Monoplay festival launches with its performances, lectures and supporting events....
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Big Picture: Sisak

Sisak has been an important part of urban life in Croatia because of its favorable position at the confluence of...
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Dubrovnik home to the oldest working pharmacy in Europe

Within the the Old City of Dubrovnik sits the Franciscan Monastery, a sight already on many must-see lists. Yet what...
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Big Picture: Beautiful Makarska

On Croatia’s Dalmatian coast between the a horseshoe-shaped bay and the Biokovo mountain lies the small town of Makarska. Beautiful...
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Photo gallery: Croatia’s Woodstock–Lost Theory Festival

Lost Theory Festival, which took place this month on the banks of the Otuca river in Deringaj (near Zadar), is known...
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Big Picture: Cruising through Zadar

With an increasing number of tourists visiting the Adriatic, one of Europe’s cleanest seas, a number of cruise companies are...
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Big Picture: Storm over Kastela

Croatia gets its occasional bouts of stormy weather. Yet when it does, the country still can be beautiful, and the...
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Big Picture: Vineyards of Dingac

The Peljesac Peninsula is covered with pine forests, olive trees, herbs, figs and vineyards, like the one pictured above. This...
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Expat in Croatia: Krolo Winery in Trilj

Croatia has a rich wine heritage. Varieties come from all over the country–as far north as Zagorje and as far...
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Big Picture: Kalelarga street in Zadar

Kalelarga, also known as the Wide Street, is the most famous street in the coastal city of Zadar. Some residents...
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Friday Fiction: Pulling wool over eyes in Slavonia

Looking at the giant animal costumes which lay on the table made me very skeptical. The feeling grew as I...
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Big Picture: Medvedgrad castle of Zagreb

Medvedgrad (bear-town or city of the bears in Croatian) is one of three castles located on the Medvednica mountain range...