Croatia (12)


Croatia´s second-largest city (pop. ) is both bustling and beautifully sited on the Dalmatian Coast, with a breathtaking coastline, set on the crystal-clear waters of the Adriatic Sea and offering beautiful beaches, which can be explored via or private and group boat excursions. It´s a must-see destination for anyone seeking to experience this country´s natural beauty and rich cultural heritage, and it´s a particular draw within Europe with visitors especially from Eastern Europe, Scandinavia,

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I am excited to introduce you to one of the most famous gems of the Dalmatian Coast:the island of Hvar. In the heart of the Adriatic Sea, Hvar is a true paradise that captivates visitors with its stunning landscapes, fascinating history, vibrant nightlife, and gourmet cuisine. According to relevant Forbes, Hvar is the first on the list of "European Island Destinations To Visit This Year."

"Chic Hvar in the Adriatic Sea came in at 9th place in the CNTraveler Readers' Choice Awards 2023 for the Be

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Nestled along the crystal-clear waters of the Adriatic Sea, Croatia has become a sought-after destination for luxury living and unparalleled scenic beauty. Among the treasures this country offers, seafront villas stand out as jewels of real estate, promising a unique blend of Mediterranean charm, modern luxury, and direct access to the serene coastline. In this comprehensive guide, we delve into the allure of owning a seafront villa in Croatia, highlighting the advantages of coastal living and p

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10 of the World´s Most Magnificent Mosques

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The world´s second largest religion, Islam, is practiced by an estimated 1.8 billion people on every continent, and an estimated 3.6 million mosques worldwide, ranging from the humble, workaday and even primitve to the spectacular indeed. Countries with the most mosques include (believe it or not) Bangladesh, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Iran, Morocco, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia (which is after all the religion´s birthplace), Turkey, and Yemen. Known in Arabic as a masjid, this is whe

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Private boat tours in Split, Croatia offer an extraordinary journey filled with luxury, adventure, and breathtaking views of the Adriatic Sea. Prepare to be transported to a world of opulence and tranquilly as soon as you board your own private vessel. Immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty of Croatia's coastline as you gracefully cruise along crystal-clear waters, discovering hidden coves and secluded beaches only accessible by boat. Enjoy onboard amenities such as a dedicated crew, gourme
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Unique Day Trip To Dalmatian Most Loved Sea Cave

Get ready to embark on the most insanely excellent Blue Cave Tour, departing from the vibrant city of Split! We know you might have a few burning questions about this extraordinary adventure, so we've got you covered. Let's start with the star of the show: the Blue Grotto sea cave, famously known as the Blue Cave. Located on the charming Croatian island of Bisevo, near the picturesque bay called Balun, this cave is truly a hidden gem. Among the 26

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Embark on an extraordinary and exclusive island adventure with our private boat tour to Blue Lagoon and Trogir. Crafted for a small group, this trip takes you to the most iconic coastal and island gems of Dalmatia, all within reach of the picturesque town of Split. At Blue Shark, we prioritize family-friendliness, making this tour perfect for parents with children and other adventurers seeking a fantastic experience.

Intimate Exploration:

Our speedboat private tour is carefully curated to ensure a

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10 Beach-Holiday Destinations with the 'X Factor'



That mid-winter beach holiday is important for many people. In the midst of grey clouds, cold temperatures and the daily grind, an escape to warm sun and fun sounds very appealing. So, book yourself in for a mid-winter break at one of these amazing destinations that offer more than just a beach.


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This stretch of beach (top) is endangered, as it is being progressively eaten away by the sea. However, it has small villas dotted along the beach with umbrellas and

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Pula Is a Marvelous Lesser Known City of Croatia


This city of just over 54,000 is the largest of Croatia's historic Istria region, on the northern Adriatic coast in the country's northwestern corner. I recently visited Pula for three days, taking in its top sights and feeling its beauty. If you're interested in rich culture/history as well as leisure pursuits, the best time to visit is from April to October (and to build a better, customized experience, try the TripHobo trip planner). Its long, rich history dates back more than 2,000 years,

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A Split Decision in Croatia Is a Knockout


Now that tourism to Croatia’s Dalmatian Coast is about to start heating up again for the summer, it’s a good time to cast a glance even beyond top dog Dubrovnik to other magical spots along these shores – and at the top of the list is a city with perhaps one of the world’s most unusual historic quarters: Split. It’s fair to say the mix of history, dining, beaches and more here is a mix unlike any on the planet.

Founded in the 6th century BC against a backdrop of high, rocky hills as the

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Croatia’s Dalmatian coast is chock-full of historic, architecturally charming towns and cities, but few would question that the queen of them all is the walled old quarter of Dubrovnik, thought to have been founded in the 7th century but according to some theories dating back even much earlier, to ancient Hellenic times. In any case, this eight-square-mile cluster of stone buildings and red-tile roofs has as a result become one of Europe’s more popular cities and tourist destinations – n

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by Nelly Huang

, a land of more than a thousand islands splattered off the beautiful Adriatic Sea coastline in the Balkans of Eastern Europe, is chock-full of intriguing history, Mediterranean cuisine and Slavic cultural heritage. And on a recent visit to its Dalmatian coast, I decided to delve deeper into its less explored side of the country, and so I ditched the crowds on the beach, left the tourist trail behind me, and headed deep into the world of music.

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