Talk about mind a mind boggling descent, when 70 year old Ivan Trifonov (Трифонов) piloted his balloon into the depths of Croatia’s Mamet Cave Jules Verne’s Journey to the Center of the Earth became more real.
Darko Lorencin, the Croatian Tourism Minister revealed this week Croatia is set to welcome more Russian tourists for 2014. Last year’s visa regime caused a drop in visitors from Russia of some 60%, a catastrophic drop for a country so dependent on tourism. This year Croatia intends to issue Russians visas for six months, the minister told RTL TV.
With a focus on Croatian tourism in the now, Fast Market Research has released their latest detailed perspectus and comparative for industry insiders. Even despite the global economic crisis and prolonged eurozone debt, Croatia offers a unique opportunity for tourism and business.
According to the report preview, tourism represents a full 30.2% of Croatia’s employment cross section. This fact and limitation has
The 15th edition of the prestigious Biograd Boat Show is scheduled between October 24, and October 27 this year, and is expected to break the record of 2012, when it attracted a record number of 240 exhibitors with more than 270 vessels. This is the largest boat exhibition in Croatia, an occasion for visitors to […]
For lovers of good food, there’s nothing better than a trip to Istria in the Fall, especially during the Truffle Days festival, which this year started September 9, and will last till November 3. You still have time to enjoy typical local truffle dishes: fuži, pljukanci, gnocchi, and fritada. October is the top season of […]
Celebrating its 40th edition this year, Lovran‘s Marunada is a unique Autumn festival, revolving around the famous local sweet chestnuts, maruni. The event is an occasion for visitors to sample authentic local specialties prepared with these special delicacies, beyond traditional roasted chestnuts served with mead. Most of local restaurants, cafes and patisseries participate, offering different […]
If you happen to be in Zagreb this week, don’t miss the Zagreb Film Festival, which kicks off Sunday, October 20, 2013, at several locations, including Cinema Europa, Cinema Tuškanac, and MSU Cinemas. At its 11th edition, the festival features films of authors from all over the world, competing for the great prize, the Golden […]