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With War in the Rear View Mirror, Croatia Has Made Filming a Major Business

Filming inCroatiaall but ceased in the 90s as war raged in the region, but the newly independent country has now emerged as one of the most film-friendly in the Balkans, and international projects are bringing business back to the area. In 2012,Croatialaunched an international film program that offe

VARIETY - 2018-10-19 16:45:39

Variety promotes Croatia as a filming location - The Dubrovnik Times

Popular website Variety has published an article about Croatia, titled ‘’With War in the Rear View Mirror, Croatia Has Made Filming a Major Business'', where it states that after the war, the newly independent country has now emerged as one of the most film-friendly in the Balkans.

THEDUBROVNIKTIMES.COM - 2018-10-20 00:00:00

10 good reasons to visit Croatia in winter

Whilst Croatia has made a lot of ground in shaking off the tag as a summer destination, thanks largely to the award-winning Christmas Markets, most tourists still associate Croatia with stunning beaches, a pristine sea, and endless sun.

CROATIAWEEK.COM - 2018-10-20 00:00:00

This is where Croatia stands when it comes to salaries in the European Union - The Dubrovnik Times

When it comes to salaries, among the 28 countries in European Union, Croatia is ranked 21st, with an average monthly net salary of 684 euros (5130 kuna). According to the data of the Institution Économique Molinari in 2017, Luxembourg was the first with 3151 euros, and the last Romania with 321 euro

THEDUBROVNIKTIMES.COM - 2018-10-19 00:00:00

Europe winter forecast is out, what can Croatia expect? 

Croatia can expect bouts of mild to warm weather throughout the winter, that is according to leading global meteorology forecasting service AccuWeather, who have just released their 2018-18 Europe winter forecast.

CROATIAWEEK.COM - 2018-10-19 00:00:00

Croatia’s $155m Drava bridge is 99.7% complete – and has been for past two years - News - GCR

0 CommentsContractors building the longest bridge in Croatia, the $155m Osijek cable-stayed bridge, are refusing to complete the last $500,000 of work until they are paid, thePoslovni Dnevnik(Business Daily) websitereports.


5 Ways To Explore Croatia In 2019 | Croatia Travel Blog

Aaah Croatia! The country ofDalmatians and neckties, waterfalls and islands, traditional food andten UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Although relatively small, this ancient nation is exceptionally varied. Visitors can enjoyspectacular national parks, sample local seafood and wine, visit centuries-old t

CHASINGTHEDONKEY.COM - 2018-10-18 22:00:11

A Day in Dubrovnik, Croatia: Walking Around Old Town - The World Is A Book

Duvrovnik, Croatia has been aptly dubbed the “Pearl of the Adriatic”. We were here for a day during a cruise stop last summer and fell in love with it. Like Greece’s Santorini, it was one of those places, we would have gladly welcomed an extra few days or even a ship delay. This port stop was one of

THEWORLDISABOOK.COM - 2018-10-19 06:21:55

Today is National Necktie Day in Croatia—Birthplace of the Necktie

If you're wearing a necktie to work today, you can thank (or blame) the Croatians for this stylish invention. The necktie's predecessor, a short knotted garment called thecravat, is a source of pride in this Western Balkan nation—so much so that they celebrate Cravat Day each year on October 18.It's


Neanderthal bones in Croatia

Over the years we’ve had a number of posts about Neanderthals and their genetic legacy in “modern humans” (seeherefor a collection), many of them written by Matthew Cobb. Croatia—in particular a hill near the small town of Krapina—is famous forits large collection of Neanderthal skeletons and relics


Why I decided to apply to study in Croatia

Let’s go back to my 2013/2014, my senior year in high school. Being a senior in high school isn’t all fun and games like many Hollywood movies depict it to be. Preparing for your ACT/SAT exam, making sure that you fulfill all of your high school goals before you graduate and still managing to have a


Croatia awarded as the best destination of 2018! - The Dubrovnik Times

This year is extremely successful for Croatian tourism and this was confirmed with the last great recognition, the prize won by our country for the Destination of 2018 in the selection of the Association of Travel Agents of Québec (AAVQ). The "Uni-Vers" ceremony was held last night at the Théâtre Ri


Croatia’s Got Talent contestant Elena Brnić (13) goes viral with 5.5 million views

Got Talent Global, a Facebook page with over 6 million fans which shares Got Talent performances from all over the world, featured Elena’s audition and it soon went viral, gathering over 5.5 million views, 174,000 likes and over 41,000 shares.


Identity & Brand of Croatia: President holds roundtable as working group for the branding of Croatia to be set up

The President of Croatia Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović held a roundtable on the “Identity and Brand of the Republic of Croatia”, which was attended by experts from the field of marketing, including image marketing, branding, sports and culture.


Croatia to host 2022 European Water Polo Championships

"The viewing figures we received from EBU (European Broadcasting Union) show that the European Championships were a real hit of the summer, and not just swimming but our other disciplines also enjoyed TV audiences never seen before," LEN President Paolo Barelli said.


 Croatia named tourist destination of 2018 in Canada

The awards, organised by the Quebec Association of Travel Agents (AAVQ) were held last night at the Théâtre Rialto u Montréal with Croatia beating finalists Portugal, Mexico, Cuba and the Dominican Republic to be named destination of the year.


Laudamotion adds three new lines from Germany to Croatia - The Dubrovnik Times

The Stuttgart-Pula line will fly on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. The Stuttgart - Split line will be in traffic on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Sundays while the Stuttgart - Zadar line will be on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays. Airbus A320 aircraft is expected to fly on all three lines.


Slovenia & Croatia Apply for EU Protected Designation of Origin for Istrian Olive Oil

STA, 16 October 2018 - Slovenia and Croatia have submitted a joint application for EU Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) for extra virgin olive oil from Istria under the name Istria oil. The bid will however not affect the already protected extra virgin olive oil from Slovenian Istria, which has


Over million of people in Croatia live on the edge of poverty - The Dubrovnik Times

Eurostat has released data showing a downward trend of dangers to poverty and social exclusion in the European countries before the World Day of the Poor, which is marked today, October 17th. However, in Croatia 27.9 percent of the total population is at the edge of poverty, which puts our country h


World food atlas launched, 245 dishes from Croatia included

The atlas contains almost 10,000 dishes, drinks, ingredients and food products.