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How to be Croatian in eight easy steps – step one

By: Cody McClain Brown   There are a lot of reasons to like Croatia. She’s a beautiful country. We’ve all...
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Photo gallery: Tourists already flocking to Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik has skyrocketed to tourism stardom in just the last few years. Since then, it has been winning awards and gaining numerous...
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Friday Fiction: breaking eggs and healing hearts

There is a small difference between a sailor and a writer. Both have romantic, adventurous jobs that require a special...
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Find the bear’s onion near Plitvice

Wild onion (Allium Ursinum in Latin but the equivalent of Bear Onion in Croatian) is not your usual onion. It...
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Wine of the week: Grasevina Adzic 2012

Type of wine: Dry white Variety: Grasevina Retail price: 64.88 HRK / 8.60€ Alcohol: 13.2%   “We’ve firmly decided that...
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Big Picture: Petrcane

Petrcane is a small fishing village located just 10 kilometers north of Zadar and is also quite close to Nin....
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Wine of the week: Saints Hills St. Heels 2012

Name of wine: St. Heels 2012 Winery: Saints Hills Region: Dingac, Peljesac Type of wine: dry rosé Variety: Plavac mali...
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Big Picture: Jugo of Pula

Croatia has seven different types of wind. Any coast-dwelling Croat will tell you that mistral is by far the best...
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Wine of the week: Matocevic Grimalda White 2010

Name of wine: Matocevic Grimalda bijela 2010 Winery: Matosevic d.o.o. Region: Central Istria Type of wine: dry white Varity: Malvasia...
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Big Picture: Pula Arena

Pula, a coastal Istrian town, is most famous for its Roman Arena. Built between 27 BC – 68 AD, the Arena is...
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Big Picture: Paklenica National Park

Plitivce Lakes is by far Croatia’s most popular national park, but the country has plenty more that are just as...
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Big Picture: St. Mary Island Monastery

The small but famous St. Mary Island is a part of Mljet‘s National Park. Pictured above is the island’s frequently...
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Wine of the week: Gracin Babic 2008

Name of wine: Gracin Babic 2008 Winery: Suha Punta d.o.o. Region: Primosten Type of wine: Dry red Variety: Babic Alcohol...
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Big Picture: Getting the party started on Zrce

Zrce is one of Croatia’s most infamous beaches. Located in Novalja, on the island Pag, the beach is host to...
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Timelapse Croatia: Stunning four-minute film

“Almost a full year of work went into this. Months and months of work and hundreds of thousands photographs for...
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Big Picture: Last snow in Bedekovcina

Winter is finally coming to an end in Croatia. It has been a long and cold one this year, especially...
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Big Picture: Traditional houses in Kumrovec

Kumrovec, a small town in Croatia’s Zagorje region, is famous for who was born there: Josip Broz Tito. One of...
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The legend of Stone Bear Mother

We already introduced you to Varazdin ,the continental town known for its numerous towers and the festival of Spanzirfest. But...
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Photo gallery: Favorite fan photos

Have you been posting your vacation photos to our Facebook wall? These guys have – here are 8 recently posted...
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Big Picture: Happy hound

“Even my dog loves Croatia,” says Steph Beier-Lind of this photo she took on vacation last summer. We don’t know...
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Big Picture: Cyclists in Porec

Porec, an Istrian town mentioned as far back as the 6th and 4th centuries BC by ancient Greek historians and...
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10 of Croatia’s best beaches revealed

Looking for Zen? Then Croatia’s got you covered. Shimmy into a swimsuit, pack up a bag, and head out to...
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Wine of the week: Ledic Grasevina Stosinec 2011

Name of wine: Ledic Grasevina Stosinec 2011 Winery: Ledic Region:  Plesivica Type of wine: Dry Variety: Grasevina Alcohol (Vol.%): 14.0%...
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The statue of Zagreb’s most loyal dog, Pluto

You probably heard of Hachi, a Japanese dog who spent almost a decade at a train station, waiting for his...