• KOSINJ VALLEY A place of famed history and a mysterious present

    Kosinj spreads along the river Lika in the picturesque Kosinj Valley, one of the most beautiful valleys in Croatia that you shouldn’t miss. That is the case today, but what was it like in the past? Here are 5 INTERESTING FACTS about the Kosinj Valley you probably didn’t know:...
  • FROM PLITVICE TO THE WORLD Jordan – a Middle East oasis

    Following the news can be both informative and misleading. For example, the media publishes a lot of news about war and conflicts in the Middle East. As much that may be true, it is also that much misleading. Why? Because of Jordan. Take a look at the map. Being...
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    LETINAC Village with an 11,500 year-old lunar calendar

    In the heart of Lika, eight kilometres east of Brinje, there is a village called Letinac which holds a rich and interesting history going back many years. The village appeared under its present name in 1645, and is today formed by twelve hamlets with just a little over 150...
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    THE POWER OF SILENCE A magical night on Velebit in dream houses

    Velebit, the mythical mountain adored by hikers from around the world, has some truly special places where you can escape from the whole world, yet they are fully suited for contemporary humans. Have you ever dreamed of spending the night on a mountain, beneath the stars, in small houses...
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    HGSS FOR PLITVICE TIMES Tourist Mountaineering Map for Plitvice Visitors

    National Park Plitvice Lakes is a destination visited by nearly 2 million foreign and domestic visitors yearly. Due to such tourist arrival frequency, the risk of accidents and space disorientation grows, causing an increase in HGSS interventions number. HGSS Gospić has acknowledged Plitvice Lakes area as a security risk...
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    TESLA’S MOTHER Georgina Đuka Tesla

    Georgina Đuka Tesla, Nikola Tesla’s mother, was born in the village Tomingaj in 1822 into the family of Serbian orthodox priest Nikola Mandić (1800-1863), after whom Tesla got his name, and Sofija Mandić (born Budisavljević) from Gračac in Lika. Georgina came from one of the oldest families in the...
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    LIČKA KAPA The Lika cap – a symbol of tradition and culture of Lika

    The Lika cap has been a traditional piece of men’s headgear for hundreds of years, black and red in color with black tassels. One of the stories about its creation, which you can hear from every person in Lika, is that the Lika cap was made after the Battle...
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    CROATIA A Land for Lovers Anytime of the Year!

    When it comes to relationships, it’s important to keep things interesting. Brett and I have been together for 10 years now! Our secret? We never stop trying new things together! One of our favorite activities to do that never fails to spark up romance is to travel to new...
  • STORM CHASING TEAM SENJ A storm chaser is born, not made

    Have you ever heard of the term storm chaser and are you aware of the legendary Senj bora wind? Seven brave men from Senj combined the two and formed the Storm Chasing Team Senj in 2013. We talked to the team – Dinko Brozičević, Lucijan Španić, Nino Salkić, Karlo...