Croatia

Refugees sent back from Austria find new hope in Croatia

Wissam and Ali lost heart when Austria sent them back to Croatia under EU rules, where they are now forging a future for themselves and their …

Refugees

These Central Istria Delights Will Have You Rushing to Book Your Vacay | Croatia Travel Blog

Menu<p>About SJ Begonja<p>Sarah-Jane Begonja packed up her life as a Marketing Manager in Australia and now calls Croatian home. SJ first fell in love with …

Travel

Bosnia - Croatia railway re-opening initiative

EUROPE: Bosnia-Herzegovina and Croatia have agreed to seek European Union funding to rehabilitate and reopen the 177·9 km Una line between Novi Grad …

Europe

Croatia's Eurovision singer just did a duet with himself and became an instant meme

The Eurovision 2017 grand final is officially underway in Kiev, Ukraine with nations across the world competing to take home the coveted</b> …

Eurovision Song Contest

Croatia’s Eurovision contestant ‘has long history of homophobia’

As the Europe prepares for the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 to come to a head, Croatia’s contestant has found himself at the centre of a homophobia …

LGBTQ

10 great reasons to visit Croatia

Croatia is one of the last unspoiled gems of the Northern Mediterranean. With breathtaking coastal vistas, hidden islands and incredible food and …

Europe

Croatia PM aims to get support for new ministers after local elections

ZAGREB (Reuters) - Croatia's prime minister said on Thursday he would propose four new ministers after municipal elections, at which his ruling conservatives hope to win enough support to improve their bargaining position.<p>The two rounds of municipal elections are scheduled for May 21 and June 4.<p>"I …

World News

Croatia's finance minister survives no-confidence vote

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Croatia's finance minister narrowly survived a no-confidence vote in parliament on Thursday, amid deepening political turmoil in the European Union's newest nation.<p>The vote in the 151-seat assembly saw 75 lawmakers back the ouster of Finance Minister Zdravko Maric, 75 were …

Greece

Far-Right Balkan Groups Flourish on the Net

Excluded from the mainstream media, whose content is more heavily policed, the purveyors of extreme ideologies are spreading their messages of fear …

European News

Croatian finance minister's narrow vote win puts pressure on PM

ZAGREB (Reuters) - Croatia's Finance Minister Zdravko Maric survived a no-confidence vote on Thursday, but the razor-thin margin indicated conservative Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic faces a tough fight averting a snap election after the ruling coalition's collapse.<p>In a vote that was seen as a …

World News

Here's where to go on holiday now for guaranteed sun

May is shoulder season for the warmer parts of Europe and one of the best times to visit. Temperatures are pleasant but the hordes haven’t descended …

Travel

The new cycle trail between Bosnia and Croatia is an ‘open-air museum’

The scenic Ciro trail is a new bicycle route that runs between Dubrovnik in Croatia to Mostar in the southern region of Bosnia and Herzegovina. The 100-mile paved cycle track follows the route of the old Austro-Hungarian railway line, and is aimed at encouraging tourists back to the picturesque …

Europe

Day Trips from Split: Stay in Split & Explore Beyond The City Limits | Croatia Travel Blog

Day Trips From Split: Stay in Split & Explore Beyond The City Limits<p>Croatia’s second-largest city, Split should be one of the focal points of your …

Croatia's junior government partner quits, snap election possible

ZAGREB (Reuters) - The junior partner in Croatia's ruling centre-right coalition on Friday quit the government over a row with the prime minister, raising the prospect of a possible snap election.<p>Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic on Thursday fired three cabinet ministers from the Most (Bridge) party …

Brexit

Montenegro ratifies Nato membership in historic shift to western alliance

Politicians voted 46-0 in favour, but pro-Russian lawmakers boycotted session and outside parliament hundreds of anti-Nato protesters gathered<p>Montenegro’s parliament has supported the Balkan country’s membership in Nato in a historic turn toward the west amid protests by Russia and the pro-Russia …

Russia

Montenegro ratifies NATO membership accord

PODGORICA (Reuters) - Montenegro's parliament ratified the membership agreement with NATO on Friday, taking the former Yugoslav republic a step closer to becoming the 29th member of the alliance despite protests over its 1999 bombing campaign.<p>Outside the parliament, where 46 of 81 deputies voted in …

World News

Croatian coalition shatters as PM sacks junior partner's ministers

ZAGREB (Reuters) - Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic fired three cabinet ministers from his junior coalition partner on Thursday in a row that will force him to patch together a new majority or call an early election.<p>Plenkovic ordered the dismissal of the ministers from the centre-right Most …

World News

Croatia Genealogy Genealogy

<b>Croatia Wiki Topics</b><p><b>Beginning Research</b><p><b>Record Types</b><p><b>Croatia Background</b><p><b>Ethnicity</b><p><b>Local Research Resources</b><p><b>Croatia</b><p>Guide to <b>Croatia ancestry, family history,</b> …

Genealogy

Bosnia’s new cycle trail is a big ‘open-air museum’

The Ciro trail, from Dubrovnik to Mostar in southern Bosnia, is encouraging tourists back to the empty green landscape that was largely abandoned during the 1990s wars in the former Yugoslavia<p>It had become routine, after a hard day’s cycling, to check our Bosnian wild camping spot for landmines. So …

Travel

Natural beauty, heritage and wine: 10 idyllic day trips from Dubrovnik

Vesna CelebicLonely Planet Writer<p>Poised gracefully against the glistening Adriatic Sea at Croatia's southern tip, the enchanting city of Dubrovnik graces many a bucket list. If you’re lucky enough to have more than a day or two in the area, it's worth getting out of the city and exploring its …

Europe

Where to go in June for culture

From St Petersburg to Iran, ancient cities, historic monuments, age-old monasteries and time-worn coastal towns await the curious traveller – and June is the ideal time to see them.<p>Travel back in time with this round-up of living monuments to bygone eras.<p>Carved reliefs on the eastern staircase of …

Europe

6 of Croatia's Can't-Miss Dishes

Thanks to a fusion of culinary influences, the Croatian coast and hinterland provide some of the best, most varied gastronomic traditions in Europe. …

Restaurants

Fortress Of Solitude: 16 Secrets About Superman's Crystal Crib

Find out everything you ever wanted to know about one of the most famous places in the world of comic books.

Top 10 foods to try in Croatia

The diverse regions and foreign influences over the centuries have left their mark on Croatian cuisine. Our local food writer Kristin Vuković has put …

Europe

Palace defends DND officials’ visit to Pag-asa

Philippine Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana tours the Philippine-claimed Thitu Island during his visit to the Spratlys Group of islands off the …

South China Sea

Radisson Blu Klaipeda, Lithuania Club Carlson Category 2 reward stay

Klaipeda is a Baltic seaport city on the coast of Lithuania. The area is known for summer tourism along the sand and forested Curonian Spit, a UNESCO …

Hotels

Paignton Sailing Club's PODD for doublehanded dinghies to be held on 20-21 May

by Arthur Phillips today at 12:08 pm 20-21 May 2017<p><b>2017 will be the 6th year of Paignton Sailing Club's iconic flagship event for double-handed</b> …

Sailing

Diving for Vino: Croatia Opens Its First Underwater Winery

For fans of both vino and scuba diving, it’s time to update the bucket list. In a seemingly bizarre move that seems to fulfill a request that no one …

Wine

Windsurfing Festival - Slalom racing kicks off in Cape Hatteras

<b>A refreshing Southwest breeze picked up enough for the slalom racing to kick off at 4:30pm this afternoon. The race included a professional</b> …

Sailing

Croatia Travel Guide: 6 Essential Things to Do in Split From 'Below Deck Mediterranean'

Prepare to set sail with the crew of<i>Below Deck Mediterranean</i> as they pull into the port of Split, Croatia for Season 2. The city has plenty to enjoy …

Travel