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Reader’s Photo: Where Velebit Meets the Sea

Owners of Villa Andreja in Starigrad shared this lovely photo of Croatian sunset. It was taken in the heights of...
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Big Picture: Drying Prosciuttos

Croatian dry meat doesn’t come better than prosciutto (although Slavonians might object, underlining the rising fame of their kulen sausage)....
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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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Big Picture: Vis at twilight

Vis is one of the most remote Croatian islands with a population of slightly less than three and a half...
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The torpedos of Rijeka

In addition to explorers such as Marco Polo and scientists such as Nikola Tesla , Croats have also contributed to...
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Wine of the week: Zilavka Vinogradi Nuic 2010

Type of wine: dry white Variety: Zilavka Retail price: 54.98 HRK / 7.24 Alcohol: 13%   Heavy rains at the...
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Big Picture: Earth Hour in Varazdin

Last year for the global Earth Hour environmental campaign, the city of Varazdin, along with 5,200 cities around the world,...
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Big Picture: Batana boats in Rovinj

During the summer months, Rovinj‘s museum, House of Batana offers visitors leisurely rides in batanas, the town’s traditional wooden boats. Find your best...
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Petra Granic styling hair from London to Zagreb

Petra Granic is a professional hair-stylist from Zagreb. After completing her training in London, she returned to her hometown, opened...
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Big Picture: Splashing around in Zagreb’s fountains

Zagreb, home to numerous museums, galleries, eateries, bars, clubs, and boutiques, also has a wonderfully refreshing collection of fountains. On...
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Big Picture: Kingdom of Festini

Kingdom of Festini is the name of a cave found in the Central Istrain town of Zminj. Legend has it...
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Wine of the week: Grasevina Goldberg Belje 2011

Type of wine: dry white Variety: Grasevina Retail price: 130 HRK / 17 € Alcohol: 14.7%   Enormous efforts and...
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Big picture: Vis

Vis is far enough away from the coast that it’s never overpopulated, and its years of isolaton due to the...
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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...