Thanks to its mild winters and hot summers, Kvarner has slowly become an extremely popular destination for travelers. Located in the Mediterranean, Kvarner has been able to expand its tourism base while maintaining a solid industry to support the economy. If you plan on taking a trip to Kvarner, here are three places that you should make sure you don’t miss out on Continue reading “Kvarner top destinations” »
The American magazine “Islands” has recently ranked the Croatian island of Brač among the world’s ten most desirable islands to live on. The specialized magazine is printed in a circulation of millions and read all over the world.
According to the magazine, apart from Brač, other islands that have found themselves the list of the world’s most desirable islands are: the Florida Big Pine Key, Crete in Greece, Waiheke in New Zealand, Curacao in the Dutch Antilles, Maui in Hawaii, Nevis in the Caribbean, Lomgkawi in Malaysia, Grand Cayman in the Caribbean Sea and Palau in the Pacific. All of them have received the title of dream islands for a pleasurable and high-quality life. Continue reading “Brac Island is among the ten most desirable islands to live on” »
Until recently, agrotourism on Miljevci was unthinkable since tourism in the Šibenik hinterland used to be an unknown category. After several family farms opened in the Pakovo Selo area, as well as two large factories for the production of smoked ham (pršut) on Miljevci and a number of firms that produce honey, olive oil and cheese, the road to agrotourism on this area is slowly being paved. Continue reading “Agrotourism in Sibenik district” »
One of Croatia’s most beautiful cities, Rovinj sits picturesquely upon a rock promontory, on the western side of the Istrian Peninsula. The Istrian town is regarded as one of the most romantic Croatian travel destinations. Rovinj delights the guests with its architecture and atmosphere. The old town core of Rovinj is situated on an elevation dominated by Baroque the Church of St. Euphemia. Continue reading “Rovinj” »
The Croats are believed to be a purely Slavic people who migrated from Ukraine and settled in present-day Croatia during the 6th century. After a period of self-rule, Croatians agreed to the Pacta Conventa in 1091, submitting themselves to Hungarian authority. By the mid-1400s, concerns over Ottoman expansion led the Croatian Assembly to invite the Habsburgs, under Archduke Ferdinand, to assume control over Croatia. Habsburg rule proved successful in thwarting the Ottomans, and by the 18th century, much of Croatia was free of Turkish control. Continue reading “Brief history of Croatia” »
In the autumn edition of the Dream World Cruise Destinations magazine, there is a list of the 50 most visited world ports, and Dubrovnik is in tenth place according to the number of transit passengers on a cruise. Continue reading “Dubrovnik port among the top 10 World Ports” »