• UNESCO declares Mura-Drava-Danube Biosphere Reserve

    UNESCO on Wednesday declared the Mura-Drava-Danube Transboundary Biosphere Reserve which spreads across Austria, Slovenia, Croatia, Hungary and Serbia, whereby this Amazon of Europe has become the biggest protected river area in Europe, the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) said. UNESCO declared the Mura-Drava-Danube region, which spreads over almost...
  • Autonomous robotic system for underwater waste collection tested off Dubrovnik

    An autonomous robotic system to collect waste in the sea, the first of its kind in the world, conducted a test run on Wednesday around Lokrum island just off the coast of Dubrovnik, as part of the EU SeaClear project. Bart de Schutter from the Dutch Delft Technical University,...
  • DOLAC MARKET More than just a trading place!

    Every day we find out about a new food trend. But there are places where for centuries now they have been serving organic, fresh, locally grown produce in keeping with the seasons – namely, the Croatian markets. Dolac is the most famous and largest market where the best products...
  • VIDEO Castle day trips from Zagreb to the Karlovac County

    Royal Croatian Tours  explored a few different castles around the Karlovac region, not far from Zagreb. They visited Ozalj, Novigrad na Dobri and Dubovac…   PHOTO: Screenshot...
  • Varaždin Baroque Evenings to be held on 17-29 September

    The Varaždin Baroque Evening Festival is the most important music and stage event in central Croatia, founded in 1971, and today, as a specialized festival of early music, it is one of the most eminent festivals of its kind in the world. The festival is under the permanent auspices...
  • WINE TOURISM: A driver for rural development

    Innovation, partnerships and enhanced coordination are essential for making wine tourism a driver of rural development. That was the takeaway message from the 5th UNWTO Global Conference on Wine Tourism, held this week in Alentejo, Portugal, around the theme “Wine Tourism – a driver for rural development.” Aligning with...
  • Connecting Europe Express train stops over in Zagreb

    The Connecting Europe Express train, travelling across Europe to mark the European Year of Rail, has stopped over in Zagreb, and its passengers gathered at the Esplanade Hotel on Sunday morning for Orient Express theme breakfast, organised by the City of Zagreb Tourist Board. The train started out from...
  • Croatia’s Toni Kukoč inducted into Basketball Hall of Fame

    Former Croatian national basketball team player Toni Kukoč was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame at a ceremony in Springfield, Massachusetts on Saturday, and was presented by one of the best basketball players of all time and his Chicago Bulls teammate, Michael Jordan. The Chicago Bulls had nominated him...
  • National Geographic will be completely dedicated to Croatia

    On Sunday, September 19, the National Geographic program will be dedicated to Croatia. As hrturizam.hr reports, about 170 countries around the world will have the opportunity to get to know Croatia during – Croatia Day on National Geographic, otherwise one of the world’s most watched television channels. Through three...