• BUILT IN 15th CENTURY: The medieval town of Sokolac

    The medieval feudal town of Sokolac, founded on the hill in the center of Brinje, with its heritage monument and symbol, keeps a watchful eye over the local people. This magnificent construction was built in the early 15th century by the Dukes of Frankopan from the island of Krk,...
  • The Legend of the Black Queen – a reason to visit Plitvice Lakes

    Legends and true historical tales are one of the most important reasons for choosing a tourist destination. It is always nice to know stories related to an area, legends passed down through generations, and the mysticism surrounding them. Such legends are deeply ingrained in the area of the Plitvice...
  • PHOTO Object 505 – Top Secret Underground Airbase Željava

    There are many interesting locations near Plitvice Lakes, but one of them is not only very interesting, but also very mysterious. It is called Željava Airbase, a top-secret underground airbase located on the border of Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina under Plješevica Mountain. We visited Željava this winter and...
  • PHOTO TOUR: Nearby castles under the snow!

    In our area, there are many architectural masterpieces called Medieval Castles, and as a castle lovers we write often about them… This time our associate Gordana Markušić (that shares the same love) visited family Frankopan castles – Bosiljevo, Novigrad na Dobri, Ribnik, Ozalj and Dubovac. She had one main goal...
  • “Deadly Intelligence” – Americans researching the mysterious death of Nikola Tesla

    The death of Nikola Tesla is to be the subject of a new quite controversial documentary from the Science Channel called “Deadly Intelligence”. There’s no word yet on what will be uncovered when looking into the death of inventor and physicist Nikola Tesla, although it will most likely delve...
  • VIDEO The year is 1961…

    YouTube is full of interesting material, and if you search hard (smart) enough you will most definitely find something very special! Just like this Plitvice Lakes video – amateur colour footage from 1961. The video was filmed under the Great waterfall with 8mm camera, and judging by the clothes...
  • Look over the hill – it`s beautiful!

    If you were driving on Croatian A1 Motorway, near exit Bosiljevo you probably spotted an old castle on the hill. Well, next time you should take that exit because there is definitely something to see in the place called Novigrad na Dobri – The Frankopan castle many tourists visit....
  • Ozalj Castle – a medieval architectural masterpiece

    Meet Ozalj, a small town situated between wooded hills and the emerald Kupa River that flows from the hills into the plains.  And the reasons we love this city even more, is one special building, actually a castle that will leave you breathless. So here are a few interesting...
  • 2000 years old Sanctuary near Otočac!

    Lika area is a perfect location for everyone who enjoys history, explores ancient cultures, mysticism and even legends. One of the locations we suggest can be found near the city of Otočac – a hidden sanctuary from the 2nd-century tourists know little about! It is near the main road...