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Big picture: Korcula

It is believed that Marko Polo was born on the beautiful island of Korcula, pictured above. As of August of...
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Recipe of the week: Crepes with cheese and raisins

Crepes aren’t standard just for the French. They’re actually a Croatian favorite and something many a local has grown up...
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Big picture: Trakoscan Castle

Trakoscan Castle, dating back to the 13th century, is located in Varazdin County on the rolling hills of Zagorje. It’s...
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Roosters and the legend of Durdevac

Durdevac is a Croatian town in the country’s Podravina region. It is well known because of its special “Picokijada” festival,...
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Restaurant of the week: Nautika

The unparalleled view of the Lovrijenac and Bokar fortresses is reason enough to visit Nautika, located next to the entrance...
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Big Picture: Trogir

Located northwest of Split, just 3 km away from the city’s airport, is Trogir. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the...
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Big Picture: Zagreb panorama

Zagreb is Croatia’s capital and largest city, the only city in Croatia with a population over 1 million. Previously mostly...
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Wine of the week: Festigia Cabernet Sauvignon Riserva 2009

Name of wine: Festigia Cabernet Sauvignon Riserva 2009 Winery: Agrolaguna d.d. Region: Porec, Istra Type of wine: dry red wine...
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Big picture: View from Sustipan on a sunny summer day

It’s not here quite yet, but we can happily reminisce and dream of summer! Here’s a view of Brac from...
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Big Picture: Venus over Split

Venus and the moon are captured in the beautiful blue skies above Split in this photo taken from the Mosor...
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Restaurant of the week: Bistro Apetit

“Piglet with kale quiche, cranberries, and potato ravioli. A union of Croatia, France and Italy,” responds Christian Cabalier, chef and...
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Recipe of the week: Trout in corn flour with almonds

This recipe can be used to convert even sworn enemies of seafood. It’s that amazing. And it’s this simple:  ...
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Big Picture: Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik has been on UNESCO’s World Heritage Site list since 1979. Visitors often marvel at how well preserved and clean...
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6 days in Croatia with a guide

Sometimes it’s fun to just wing it on vacation. Land at the airport and see where the summer breeze takes...
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Big Picture: Croatia Boat Show

The Croatia Boat Show is the biggest nautical event in the region. Boat lovers have plenty to feast their eyes...
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Big Picture: Zaostrog

Peering out of the deep green grove shading swimmers from the sun in Zaostrog, on the Makarska Riviera, is the...
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Learn to speak Dalmatian in 5 minutes or less

In Dalmatia things move slowly. All excesses are shed, keeping everything light and lackadaisical. The disheveled dress and seductively slow...
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Restaurant of the week: Pri zvoncu

Many restaurants across Croatia promise reinvented traditional food with a contemporary twist, but sometimes you just want straightforward, simple, real...
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Big Picture: Mrduja Regata

When you see hundreds of sailboats on the water in Croatia, it usually means one thing: a race. Pictured are...
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Wine of the week: Mihalj Grasevina 2011

Name of wine: Mihalj Grasevina 2011 Vineyard: Branko Mihalj Region: Kutjevo, Slavonia Type of wine: Dry white wine Variety: Grasevina...
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Big Picture: Stiniva cove

This small stone house sits on one of the most beautiful beaches in the Adriatic, Stiniva. Probably formed when a...
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Big Picture: Villa on Hvar

Croatia is home to many stunning buildings that span centuries and different architectural styles. This villa on Hvar, originally owned...
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Restaurant of the week: Principovac

Ilok, the easternmost town in Croatia, sits right on the Danube at the far edge of Slavonia. It may not...
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Big Picture: Stone shelter on Brac

This typical stone shelter sits on the island of Brac, not far from Sutivan. Stone construction is a traditional craft...