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Where to Find the Legendary Lipizzan Horses

Where to Find the Legendary Lipizzan Horses

Even if you’ve never heard of Lipizzan horses, you probably know what they look like. These beautiful white horses are practically the stuff of legend. The breed dates back to the 16th century, when they were intended for the Hapsburg royal family. A village in modern-day Slovenia, Lipica, or Lipizza in Italian, provided the name. While both

How and Why to Choose between Split and Trogir

How and Why to Choose between Split and Trogir

Coming to Central Dalmatia, be it from the north (Zagreb, the Plitvice Lakes), or the south (Dubrovnik, Korcula, Hvar), you’ll most likely want to make an overnight stop and you’ll have to decide between Split and Trogir. Approximately 45 minutes apart by car, these two destinations offer different city styles, sizes and possibilities. One thing they do

Visiting Plitvice Lakes National Park

Visiting Plitvice Lakes National Park

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  The Plitvice Lakes National Park is Croatia’s oldest and largest national park, covering an area of 114 square miles. Fortunately you don’t have to walk all of it to see the highlights! Spectacular natural beauty I’ll let the pictures speak for themselves. On our visits to the park we’ve always been lucky with the weather, clear skies bathing the whole

Istria’s Hilltop Towns: Motovun and Groznjan

Istria’s Hilltop Towns: Motovun and Groznjan

It’s no secret that we love Istria. That’s why we’ve organized an extraordinary excursion to explore this unique and utterly gorgeous peninsula on the Adriatic Sea when you’re staying in Rovinj. Often compared to Tuscany, Istria is a destination that will fulfill all your vacation dreams, with delicious cuisine, scenic landscapes,  ancient history and quaint hilltop towns.

Croatia’s Best Beaches

Croatia’s Best Beaches

If you’re looking for a beach holiday destination, there’s no place quite like Croatia. This beautiful country stretching along the Adriatic Sea has some of the most incredible beaches in the world. While some of them are close together and easy to visit in a single trip, others are more remote and might take a bit of planning

Where to go in 2016?

Where to go in 2016?

It’s that time of year again, when thoughts turn to possible spring and summer vacation destinations. Travel journalists are particularly good at coming up with lists, so we’ve collated our own list-of-lists. For travellers who prefer to tread where none of your friends have ventured before, we’ve added our own suggestions for cities that haven’t yet made the mainstream,