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If You Like Tuscany, You’ll Love Istria – Exploration of Croatia’s Uniquely Multi-Cultural Past & Gourmet Country

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If You Like Tuscany, You’ll Love Istria ABOVE: Rovinj’s charming waterfront We’ve all seen Under the Tuscan Sun and heard tales of Tuscany’s singular elegance: warm breezes off the Mediterranean, a smattering of Cyprus trees, a soft sunlight that caresses, vineyards for days. And sure- it’s absolutely amazing. But right across the warm, crystalline waters of the Adriatic Sea lies …

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Top 10 Kid-Friendly Activities on the Adriatic Coast

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Top 10 Kid-Friendly Activities on the Adriatic Coast There’s no better time to plan that spring or summer holiday with the whole family than the fall and winter, so as we inch into the holiday season, why not use this time to do the research any family vacation needs? We all know traveling with the kids is no easy feat, …

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Travel to Croatia: Discovering Krka National Park

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The waterfalls of Krka might just be the perfect way to end summer in Croatia. Although Croatia can easily boast some of the world’s best beaches, locals know that some of its most relaxing places to swim aren’t along the coastline. Along the winding Krka River in Central Dalmatia, just north of Šibenik,  is an expanse of lush green trees …

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Snapshot of Croatia: Vis (A Vision of Beauty)

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Vis is an island full of secrets best discovered first-hand. The Telegraph and Conde Nast Traveller have both (in separate articles) described Vis as an island fit for a James Bond movie — a reference that might get a chuckle out of its 3,000 residents, who love this calm and tranquil island for its stillness and natural beauty — but a particularly …

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Snapshot of Croatia: A Peek into Palmižana

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Visit this uninhabited Croatian island to ‘unplug’ and reconnect with nature. Just south of Hvar is a group of islands so under-the-radar, the only traffic you’re likely to find will be hikers on footpaths and boats coming from the marina. The Paklinski Islands, filled with secret coves and swimming spots, is a favorite summer escape among locals for its calm atmosphere …

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Family Travel: Best Summer Festivals for Kids on the Adriatic Coast

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Summer brings a whole world of adventure for kids on the Adriatic Coast with lively festivals meant to bring history, creativity and imagination to life. Here are five of our favorites:   1. Sarajevo Kids’ Festival – Sarajevo, Bosnia (June 12-16) Southeastern Europe’s largest independent children’s festival features cartoons, interactive workshops, street performers and magic shows that might even impress parents! …

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Journeys for Dad: Best Father’s Day Getaways to the Adriatic Coast

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For every dad who has spent Father’s Day driving several hours in traffic to enjoy a ‘relaxing’ getaway, perhaps this year he deserves a real vacation. Whether the dad in your life is an adventurer, a culturist or simply in need of a little relaxation, there’s an ideal trip for him on the Adriatic Coast. These are our top picks …

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Discover Albania: 10 Extraordinary Experiences for Your Summer Bucket List

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A country of fresh mountain air, stunning coast lines, breathtaking national parks and intriguing cultural landmarks, it’s no wonder Albania has become one of the world’s fastest growing travel destinations. The New York Times named the Albanian Coast no. 4 on its list of 52 Places to Go last year, and Lonely Planet named it first on its 2011 list of Top Countries to Visit.   Incorporating luxury …

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A Family Travel Guide to the Adriatic Coast: Three Exciting Destinations for Summer

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Although we might be biased, we can’t think of a greater place than the Adriatic Coast to spend a family holiday! Aside from the family-friendly beaches, beautiful national parks and intriguing natural wonders, these coastal countries give kids the chance to use their imaginations and simply play. We’ve told you a lot about family travel to Croatia recently, so we …

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Croatia for Families: Discover Šibenik

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As the oldest native Croatian city on the Adriatic, Šibenik is full of history and intrigue with ancient buildings, outdoor adventures, lively festivals and kid-friendly attractions. Explore this scenic city to see why residents believe this peaceful coastal enclave is paradise. Here is our family-friendly guide to exploring Šibenik: What to See: Cathedral of St. James Commonly regarded as the …

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Conde Nast Traveler Features Adriatic Luxury Journeys

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  Conde Nast Traveler recently featured Adriatic Luxury Journeys’ Game of Thrones in Croatia tour in its weekly news roundup. Featuring behind-the-scenes tours of filming locations with knowledgeable English-speaking guides, Game of Thrones in Croatia showcases new sites filmed for Season 5, along with the most stunning sites of seasons past. Read full article.       Explore more journeys to Croatia.

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Croatia for Families: Welcome to Zadar

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Families exploring Croatia might be surprised at the wealth of kid-friendly activities found in Zadar, a history-filled hidden gem that, although a little more under-the-radar than cities like Zagreb and Dubrovnik, holds a wealth of history, architecture and family-friendly recreation that make this 3,000-year-old city worth getting to know. Here is our family guide to Zadar, one of Croatia’s most intriguing …

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Taking the Family to Croatia: See More of Split

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Last week we explored Rovinj and all that this Istrian city offers kids and parents alike. This week, we’re traveling to Split, a destination of many hidden treasures. Famous as a port to islands like Hvar and Korcula, Split is also a highly desirable destination in its own right – and not just for grownups. From medieval castles like Diocletian’s palace to …

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Taking the Family to Croatia: Exploring Rovinj

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A region steeped in culture and history, the Adriatic Coast is a textbook come to life for kids – filled with ancient stadiums, castles and palaces, natural wonders and intriguing architecture spanning medieval times to the present. The culinary traditions of centuries past, on display at open-air markets and farms, give kids a lesson on what “fresh” tastes like, proving …

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Croatia for Yoga Lovers

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For those who practice yoga, Savasana pose is a time to let your mind wander – perhaps toward a calming beach or even a paradise of your own imagination, with waterfalls cascading above deep green pools and clouds of butterflies floating up into a treetop canopy. You might be surprised to learn that such a place really exists – and …

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