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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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Discovering Dubrovnik – A Guest Travel Diary

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“Here it is – King’s Landing.” Our guide gestured to an imposing wall of stone, pulling out a fan as the sun grew stronger. Our tour began at 11 a.m. in the midst of a particularly hot Croatian summer, and we thanked her again for agreeing to show us a city made suddenly famous (again) by HBO in such a …

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Guest Travel Diary: An Inspiring Day at the Sinjska Alka

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Sinj celebrates a 300-year-old tradition. Three hundred years ago this week, 700 horsemen in the small Croatian town of Sinj fought back 60,000 Ottoman Turks to defend their city in one of the world’s most celebrated David vs. Goliath battles. To commemorate the battle, the town has held a tournament of skill every year since 1717. The Sinjska Alka, a …

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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: The Coasts (and Peaks) of Nin

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Nin is rich in history, but the views aren’t bad either. Unless you grew up in Croatia (or really know your medieval history), you might not yet have heard of Nin, a small, centuries-old city nestled in a peaceful lagoon near Zadar. And to be honest, the few thousand people who live here might be happy to keep it that way! If your …

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‘Destination I Do’ Features Honeymoon Journeys

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Luxury wedding travel magazine recommends Adriatic Luxury Journeys as the best company to use for honeymoons to the Adriatic Coast.   If you seek a little adventure for your honeymoon, look no further than the Adriatic Coast, advises wedding magazine Destination I Do, which recently touted our Honeymoon Journeys as the ideal getaways for travel-loving couples. Read the full article here.  

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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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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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Croatia for Families: Korčula for Kids

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It might seem impossible to fit so much culture, history and adventure into an island just 30 miles long, but if you have ever been to Korčula, you know this storied destination is full of surprises. With a history spanning thousands of years — from the times of Illyrian tribes, through the Greek and Roman Empires, the Colonial influence of …

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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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Game of Thrones in Croatia: The Real-Life Locations Behind the Scenes

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With Game of Thrones highlighting all-new locations in Croatia this April, the only thing better than seeing the dreamy castles and coastal sunsets filmed for Season 5 on the silver screen is experiencing them live. The new Game of Thrones in Croatia tour reveals new sites filmed for 2015, along with the series’ most intriguing destinations of seasons past, including the Fortress …

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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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