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    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,...
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    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • VIDEO Misty morning in a fairytale

    Bleron Çaka, a professional landscape photographer from Kosovo recently decided to pay a visit to Plitvice with his fiancee. They were searching for the most picturesque place in Croatia for the desired photo trip. The result of the trip are some truly amazing photos and a breathtaking video Bleron shared with...
  • HE WAS OFFICIALLY THE STRONGEST MAN IN THE WORLD The story about Marijan Matijević

    Can you imagine how it`s like to be the strongest man in the world and in fact do you know what it takes to earn that kind of title? Today we talk about the famous Marijan Matijević, a worldwide known Croatian wrestler who is still considered to be the...
  • VISOVAC An island of peace and prayer in Krka National Park

    There is one historic site in Krka National Park we absolutely adore! The Franciscan Monastery of Our Lady of Mercy, and the Church of Our Lady of Visovac from 1445, that with their magnificent grounds, form a unique entity. Therefore, Visovac Island is among the most important natural and...
  • HAPPY CRAVAT DAY Did you know that the modern necktie is Croatian national heritage?

    One of the most important things you should know about Croatia is that the cravat, the prototype for the modern necktie, first appeared in Croatia in the seventeenth century. After Turkish attacks, the Croatian Military Border was formed and its soldiers were an inexhaustible source for other European battlefields....
  • RARE DOCUMENTARY Plitvice in the 80s

    A YouTube channel called Old Yugoslav Television just uploaded a very rare and interesting documentary from the 80s that captures Plitvice Lakes between 1885 and 1989. It was a different time, but we must admit, even then Plitvice looked like a great place to live, work and go on...