• ONE DAY IN LIKA Students’ excursion and a challenging task!

    How to develop creative tourist products to attract visitors to Gacka? First and second year students from the Edward Bernays University College for management in communication came on an excursion to Gacka this summer, as part of an experience-based learning course at the „Management and marketing of a tourist...
  • EXCLUSIVE PHOTOS Inside the church where Nikola Tesla was baptized

    We all know that the great inventor Nikola Tesla was born in Lika in Croatia, “at the stroke of midnight” in 1856 during a summer storm. Nikola’s Baptism Certificate, in the Nikola Tesla Museum in Belgrade, states that he was born on June 28, and christened the very next...
  • THE LEGEND OF METULUM Croatian Masada

    In the second century BCE, the Romans focused their attention on Lika, the homeland of the Iapydes. They were drawn to the rich ore mines, as well as fields suitable for building roads towards central Europe. Lika, however, was not at all easy to conquer. The brave Iapydes held...
  • KATARINA AND PETAR One of the most important weddings in Croatian history

    The wedding of 16-year old Ana Katarina Frankopan and 21-year old Petar Zrinski in 1641 is known as one of the most important weddings in the history of Karlovac and Ozalj but also in the history of Croatia. The marriage that unfortunately ended tragically, led to a close alliance...
  • ON THIS DAY The execution of Eugen Kvaternik in Rakovica

    On this date in 1871, Eugen Kvaternik, a Croatian politician and revolutionary and a number of companions were killed as rebels. A patriot who had long aspired to detach Croatia from the Austro-Hungarian Empire,  found enough traction to give it a go during the late 19th century’s rise of...
  • 4-DAY FESTIVAL Summer Winnetou Fest in Starigrad

    This year’s edition of the Summer Winnetou Fest takes place from 21st to 25 th of August. Legendary films about the Indian chief Winnetou were shot in the 1960s at locations around Zadar, based on Karl May´s books. With organized tours of the film locations in the surroundings, visitors...
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    440 YEARS YOUNG Happy birthday charming Karlovac!

    Karlovac, the town on four rivers, the town of parks, the town of encounters is today celebrating its 440th birthday! The first traces of humans on the territory of today’s Karlovac date all the way back to 3500 BC. The construction of the Karlovac fortress started on July 13,...
  • READ IT HERE 100th anniversary of Tesla’s autobiography “My Inventions”

    This week people around the world celebrate the great inventor’s 163rd birthday and his selfless dedication to bettering humanity through science. But did you know that 2019 also marks the 100th anniversary of Tesla’s autobiography “My Inventions”? My Inventions: The Autobiography of Nikola Tesla is a book compiled and...
  • BORN AT THE STROKE OF MIDNIGHT Our 10 favorite Tesla`s Quotes

    The great inventor Nikola Tesla was born at the stroke of midnight, as July 9th became July 10th 1856, to which we say, happy birthday! At the exact time when Tesla was born a crack of lightning filled the sky. A scared midwife turned to Nikola`s mom and said...