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EAT CHEAP IN PULA, CROATIAPosted on 12 May 2017 15:50

The cost of eating out in Croatia may be less than you might think. Croatia has many excellent restaurants and superlative sea …

TEN TIPS FOR A CARE FREE STAY&SAIL HOLIDAYPosted on 11 Feb 2017 18:42

1. We have never sailed before. Does it matter? It doesn’t. You can hire an experienced skipper who will be responsible for the sailing of the yacht. The skipper will need help from some of the crew particularly when entering and leaving your overnight mooring places. He …

SAFE FAMILY HOLIDAY DESTINATIONS FOR 2017Posted on 20 Jan 2017 18:48

As more and more travellers consider the threat of terrorism as a major factor when planning their family holidays, Croatia offers one of the safest Mediterranean holiday …

OLIVE OIL AND WINE TOURPosted on 1 Dec 2016 11:29

Istria is criss-crossed with wine routes and has numerous small wineries and olive oil producers of excellent quality. Many of them welcome visitors and allow tasting of their produce and of course the chance to buy direct from them. I love winding my way through the hills and valleys of central …

TEN REASONS FOR VISITING OPATIJAPosted on 18 Nov 2016 19:15

Opatija is a unique holiday destination in Croatia due to its architectural grandeur, sublime cuisine and huge choice of entertainment and activities. This makes it a fantastic holiday choice for adults, teenagers and children.

CROATIA'S BEACHES - SIX OF THE BESTPosted on 23 Mar 2016 12:00

Fine sandy beaches are in the minority along Croatia's 5800km* of coastline but factor in the picture postcard rocky coves and clear water and the lack of sand will soon fade into insignificance. Here’s the lowdown on some of …

WHICH CROATIAN ISLAND ?Posted on 11 Nov 2015 15:04

With over a thousand islands to choose from, deciding to take a holiday on a Croatian island may need a little more research than you first thought. Do your homework, talk to the experts and find the right island for you.

TOP 5 DUBROVNIK ATTRACTIONSPosted on 27 Oct 2015 16:10

City style, beach life and excursions to off shore islands make Dubrovnik a great all-round choice for a main holiday or a short break. Here is our whistle stop tour of five of the best things to do in the city.

WHEN IS THE BEST TIME TO BOOK A VILLA HOLIDAY IN CROATIA ?Posted on 17 Sep 2015 13:46

Knowing the best time to book a summer holiday is never easy. There are a few golden rules: if you have to travel in school summer holidays and have a specific week in mind, the advice is not to hang around. Prices won’t come down and by booking sooner rather than later, you’ll have a bigger …

TOP THREE AUTUMN BREAKS IN CROATIAPosted on 11 Sep 2015 16:05

September brings with it cooler temperatures and a very different atmosphere to the scorching summer months, but pick your location well and Croatia in the autumn can be an excellent holiday option.

TOP 5 ACTIVITIES IN THE PLITVICE LAKES NATIONAL PARKPosted on 4 Sep 2015 15:33

Forests, lakes, waterfalls and bubbling streams all make up one of Croatia’s top sights, the gorgeous Plitvice Lakes National Park. Explore the area via a network of wooden walkways and bridges and get the low-down here on the region’s best adrenaline-pumping outdoor …

UNESCO SITES IN CROATIAPosted on 3 Sep 2015 15:19

A bonus for holidaymakers to Croatia, most of the country’s seven UNESCO heritage sites are located along the coast, from Porec in Istria to Dubrovnik in southern Dalmatia.

TRUFFLE TREATS IN ISTRIAPosted on 2 Sep 2015 17:35

September sees the start of Istria’s seven-week truffle season, the perfect excuse for truffle-filled events, local festivals and truffle-laden menus in restaurants. Top spot for truffle hunters is the area around Pazin, Buje and Buzet and particularly in …

CYCLING AND HIKING IN CROATIA Posted on 29 Aug 2015 15:25

Top spot for cycling in Croatia – and also popular with hikers - is Istria’s Parenzana Trail, formerly a 130km-long narrow gauge railway line that meanders through the Istrian countryside, linking Trieste with Porec.

MARUNADA FESTIVALPosted on 27 Aug 2015 18:51

Visit Istria during the famous Marunada chestnut festival (10-25 October), Lovran’s annual celebration of the sweet chestnuts or maruni which grow only on Istria’s Opatija Riviera. Larger and sweeter than normal chestnuts, the maruni have remained one of the area's most important …



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