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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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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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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