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Foods to try in Croatia: Highly acclaimed Pag island cheese

Gourmet cheese is normally a treasure meant to be shared with family and close friends. You might be tempted to hold onto this cheese for yourself...

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Peka, traditional slow food in Croatia

Foods to try in Croatia: Dalmatian Peka is a slow cooked wonder

If your friend from Croatia offers to make a Peka for you, that means he likes you a lot. Preparing a food in a traditional way, under a heavy iron-cast bell is time consuming and requires a lot of time of perfecting a recipe. Everyone who masters a Peka has his own unique twist, but the food is allways mouth-watering

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Fascinating and bizarre - the unusual islands of Croatia

You don't have to look much further than the 6278 kilometres of Adriatic coast in Croatia to be amazed by the creative power of nature. Wonderfully indented shoreline with numerous coves, pebble and sand beaches are crowned with 1244 islands, islets, cliffs and reefs. Yeah, the numbers seem tremendous for such a tiny country, but if you are travelling to Croatia, you are certainly not looking for quantity but for quality.

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Saint Valentine’s Day, but in a Croatian Way!

When it comes to Saint Valentine's Day in Croatia, there are two places, one sweet candy and a raunchy joke that first come to mind

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Dry stone wall and olives near town of Punat, on the island of Krk

What's the secret of endless dry stone walls near the Adriatic coast

If you’ve visited the Adriatic coast in Croatia, you must have noticed endless stone walls hugging hills and divvying up the countryside. They come in different shapes and sizes. Some are rock solid while others have crumbled into piles of stone

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Christmas Market in Zagreb has begun. Here's what you need to know about it

Christmas Market in Zagreb is only in its ninth year but already maintains a devoted following among travellers in Europe and is expected to shatter attendance records again. It was, after all, voted the best Christmas Market in Europe for three years running

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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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