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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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An Afternoon in Šibenik, A True Croatian City

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Šibenik might be the most fascinating Croatian city you haven’t heard of yet. If Croatians are reluctant to tell you how special Šibenik is, it may be because they’d like to keep this secret to themselves. With larger cities like Zagreb and Dubrovnik still topping classic tourist lists, and islands like Hvar and Korcula attracting beach-goers, the historic coastal enclave of Šibenik …

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Stories of Croatia: In Istria, A Family History

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The personal stories of an animated guide made one guest’s trip to Croatia unforgettable. A Guest Travel Diary We knew when we saw Adriano running across the dusty road to meet us on the way to Pula — a smile turning up the corners of his mustache in the glaring summer heat — this wasn’t just another tour guide. He climbed …

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Taste of Croatia: Authentic Flavors from Land and Sea

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Food tastes better where ‘local’ and ‘organic’ are the norm, not the exception — and that’s only part of why Croatia’s food is so delicious! Travel is one sacred time where diets can be completely discarded, and palates become open to new flavors. This is particularly necessary in Croatia, where it would be a real travesty not to indulge in local specialties …

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Snapshot of Croatia: “Split With Your Senses”

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  What makes Croatian fritule so very sweet? Well, it helps that these specialties — akin to a far superior donut hole — are organic, much like all homemade food in Croatia, but just as importantly, they’re made with joy. At this Croatian bakery in Split, trays of fritule join other tasty specialties make with natural ingredients and a local touch. …

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Snapshot of Croatia: A Local’s View of Trogir

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Small towns of Croatia through a local’s lens. What do locals see when they explore Trogir?   Yes, all its famous landmarks — the clock at Town Square, the markets, the stone architecture that hints at a centuries-old past so significant the entire town is on the UNESCO World Heritage List — but also the alleyways, windows, secret turns and colorful …

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Summer Travel: Best Art And Music Festivals to the Adriatic Coast

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Featured image: Lent Festival – Slovenia. Credit: Vlado Kreslin, Wikimedia Culture festivals along the Adriatic Coast If your musical tastes stop at dubstep, you may not find the crowd you seek at these lively cultural festivals, but if your interests span to art, history, dance and theater, you might find a new favorite festival. Here are just a few of …

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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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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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Where Celebrities Vacation in Croatia: Star Gazing on the Adriatic Coast

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With its dreamy beaches, stunning coastlines and relaxed, friendly atmosphere, it’s no wonder Croatia has become one of Hollywood’s favorite vacation destinations. Beyonce even named her daughter, Blue Ivy, after an ivy-wrapped tree in Hvar, prompting the island to name both mother and daughter honorary citizens. See why A-Listers love the Adriatic Coast with these journeys to popular hot spots. …

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Guide to Romantic Travel in Croatia

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Craving a romantic getaway with a hint of adventure? This year, trade the Eiffel Tower for towering waterfalls, soufflés for strukli, and crowded restaurants for private dinners amidst lavender fields and olive groves with a coastal escape to Croatia. Here is a guide our Honeymoon Journeys, romantic couples designed just for couples. All experiences are private guided journeys with service when …

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5 Reasons to Visit Croatia This Spring

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A country of scenic islands, emerald lakes and stunning coastlines, Croatia is unsurprisingly at its busiest in the summer months, when travelers seek to beat the heat in its lush waterfalls, abundant lagoons and cool caves. The warm-weather bustle leaves the spring open for more peaceful adventures, with opportunities to explore its natural wonders, historic landmarks and local culture without …

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