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Have you ever heard about International Necktie Day? Yes, it’s a thing!

There are many things Croatians boast about. Some are true and some are not, but inventing a necktie is usually labelled as a true story. They claim to have started a trend in the 17th century, and in 2008 Croatian Parliament decided that the “International Cravat Day” is to be celebrated on every October the 18th.

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Cheese was made in Dalmatia 7.200 years ago. But, what did it taste like?

Researchers have found the site where cheese-making first started on the Mediterranean. It happened 7.200 years in two villages just outside of Šibenik, according to a new study led by Sarah McClure, an environmental archaeologist at Pennsylvania State University.

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Six tips to get the most of active family hiking vacation in low season

Parents should start enjoying active vacations with their kids at an early age and that's a phenomenon well known to science. Family relations get stronger, and children get a positive perspective on teamwork and togetherness. Here are a few tips on how to bond with your family by walking in nature while learning something useful along the way

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Are you one of those people who should never set a foot in the Rimac electric hypercar factory?

Seeing firsthand how Rimac electric hypercar is being designed and built is not just about witnessing the process of creating an electric beast that leaves Porsche, Ferrari, Koenigsegg or Bugatti in the dust. It’s about seeing the future technology that anyone who works with cars should see as soon as possible. Except in one case, that is...

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What's the best-kept secret in the Island of Vis? Ask the Westworld star, Thandie Newton

Star of the dystopian sci-fi series Westworld Thandie Newton was spotted while visiting the Croatian island of Vis. She sailed through defunct Cold war naval base built during the rule of Yugoslav communist leader Josip Broz Tito, featuring gigantic military bases hidden below ground

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Croatian president is the star of the World Cup in Russia. This is why!

Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović flies in economy class, celebrates with fans wearing Croatian national football team jersey and dances in front of the Russian PM Igor Medvedev after Croatia eliminated Russia from the FIFA World Cup. It's not really usual to see a senior official breaching the protocols and celebrating in the dressing room with football stars such as Real Madrid star Luka Modrić and Ivan Rakitić of Barcelona.

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Buying a windsurfing board? 4 things you need to know first

Before buying a new or used windsurf board, first make sure you have a list of what you actually need

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These things are standing in the way of a quick detox you need

The cheat-day mentality has left you feeling sluggish, bloated, with a monumental wrench of guilt? If you have found yourself (again) enjoying too many sweets that left you feeling down and guilty, now is the perfect time for a start of the new you

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5 tips on learning how to windsurf like the best of them

These are a few simple rules for windsurfing beginners brought by RealCroatia’s professional windsurfing expert Enrico Marotti. If you follow this advice and take instructor you’ll significantly shorten the time it takes to start enjoying windsurfing in Croatia to the fullest

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