Travel Tips

Croatian national costumes

Croatian national costumes are nowadays most often worn at special events and celebrations. Croatians are proud of their cultural heritage and at folklore events you can see all generations from young to old dressed in local traditional costumes, singing traditional songs and dancing their specific dances. Each cultural and geographical region in Croatia has its own costume that vary in …

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Trash & Burn – American Automobile Meeting 2017

This weekend the annual Trash & Burn American Automobile Meeting took place in hot and sunny Sveti Martin na Muri in northern Croatia close to the Slovenian border. With American music, pin-up girls, and many, many American cars and motorbikes! Despite the soaring temperatures everybody was in great spirit and I really enjoyed my visit and strolling around the beautiful …

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Split – Beaches, Festivals and Culture

Roam through the small streets of the historic centre of Split or along the hip boulevard, the ‘Riva’ along the Dalmatian coast with its bars and restaurants it is the place to see and be seen! Visit the old palace of Diocletian, an UNESCO world heritage location, which is fully integrated with shops and houses and form a unique inner …

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Zagreb tips & summer festivals

Also this summer many events are organised in Zagreb the capital of Croatia. Some of the larger events are: Cest is d’Best – this international street-event starts May 31st and lasts ’till June 4th 2017. During this exciting event many musical and acrobatic performances are shown on the streets of Zagreb by local and international artists – the full program …

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Dubrovnik – de parel aan de Adriatische zee

Dubrovnik is often called ‘the Pearl on the Adriatic Sea’, it is a beautiful historic city right on the seafront. The old city is surrounded by an ancient wall and the centre is car-free and ideal for walking around, seeing the many sights and sitting on a terrace for a drink or an ice cream. A walk over the wide …

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Visit the islands of Croatia!

Croatia has a very long coastline and has many beautiful smaller and larger islands. A perfect destination for a sun, sea and beach holiday! The larger and best known islands along the Croatian Adriatic coast are among others Krk, Cres and Losinj in the north and the Dalmatian islands Pag, Dugi Otok, Brac, Hvar, Korcula and Mljet. Krk – has …

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Excursions in Zagorje

When you are visiting the region of Zagorje in north Croatia there are many little excursions to make, here I will describe two and give some links to other places to visit in the area. The region Krapina-Zagorje lies in the north of Croatia along the border with Slovenia, in the east lies the baroque town Varaždin and to the …

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