• ivan meštrović

    IVAN MEŠTROVIĆ One of the most outstanding sculptors of the 20th century

    If you’re anything like me, you’ve probably never heard of Split, Croatia. I’d never heard of it until the city turned up on the itinerary of our latest cruise of the Adriatic. And, if you’ve never heard of Split, it’s unlikely you’ve ever heard of the city’s greatest sculptor,...
  • The London Standard picks Plitvice as a Valentine’s Day destination

    The Evening Standard, the dominant local evening paper in London and the fourth most-circulated daily newspaper in the UK picked 14 non-cliché travel destinations for Valentine’s Day. The paper said that while many couples flock to Paris to celebrate their love in the city of, well, love, it has...
  • castles karlovac county

    GREAT NEWS Four nearby castles and fortresses to be restored soon!

    Urgent repairs are to be carried out at four castles in Karlovac County because the municipalities of Cetingrad, Rakovica, Bosiljevo and Josipdol are now official owners of old towns in their area – Cetin, Modruš, Drežnik and Bosiljevo Castle. The owners will have to set aside about 70-80 million euros...
  • MINUTE DIARY Plitvice Lakes in 60 seconds

    Dan Yowell from Newport Beach, California, specialized in photography, videography and aerial imagery, is currently wandering through Croatia. “A backpacking trip through Europe a couple years ago sparked my interest in visual storytelling while editing my own personal videos and photos from my travels.” Dan decided to do a minute...
  • zrmanja

    TOP GOOGLE SEARCH Where is Croatia?

    Google’s 2018 Year in Search reveals Croatia is one of the most puzzling places people are looking for when starting searches with the term “where is.” The top 10 “where is” searches for 2018 are: Where is Villanova University Where is Croatia Where is Parkland Florida Where is Hurricane...
  • THE LAST PARADISES Trip around the world with an interesting documentary

    This collection of short films called “The Last Paradises” takes the audience on an eye candy trip around the world. The flight around the globe begins with a visit to the ice bears in the Wapusk National Park in Northern Canada. Empathetic footage of newborn ice bears is succeeded...
  • SLAVA RAŠKAJ One of the most outstanding Croatian watercolor artist

    I’m not sure who it was, but some very wise observer once commented, “We are all disabled in our own ways.” Some overcome their disabilities to succeed. Others hide them. Some people have even become famous because of them. In this regard, artists are little different than most other...
  • MIRROR Top tips for visiting Croatia on a budget

    British Mirror just published an article titled “Best things to see and do in Croatia and top tips for visiting on a budget”, that speaks about untouched islands, remote lakes, and unspoiled shorelines— wild and beautiful journeys all over the world. Plitvice Lakes made it to the list and...
  • WINNETOU FOREVER Unique photos by Winnetou fans

    Throughout the 60’s legendary movies about the adventures of the Indian Apache chief Winnetou, based on Karl May’s novels, were filmed in Croatia. Among many potential locations worldwide, numerous Croatian areas were chosen for the filming: National Park Paklenica, National Park Plitvička jezera, National Park Krka, the canyon of River...