Croatia

Croatian taxis protest Uber at height of tourism season

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Hundreds of Croatian taxi drivers protested Friday against Uber services, disrupting traffic at the height of the tourist season in the Adriatic country.<p>Protesting taxi drivers caused a major traffic slowdown outside the main tourism center of Dubrovnik, authorities said. …

Uber

Water polo - Serbia take on underdog Croatia for place in final

BUDAPEST: Defending water polo world champions Serbia have steamrolled the opposition on the way to Thursday's semi-final against Croatia, but while …

Water Polo

Croatia Broke EU Refugees Rules, ECJ Rules

The European Court of Justice on Wednesday ruled that Croatia broke the EU's Dublin regulations by allowing migrants to cross over to Slovenia and …

Migration

Hungary Leads the Pack into FINA Semifinals, Followed by Greece, Serbia and Croatia - Swimming World News

Alfred Hajos Arena for Hungary vs. Russia. Photo Courtesy: M. Randazzo<p><i>Editorial Coverage provided by</i><p>BUDAPEST, Hungary. On a night when Hungary, the …

Olympics

Why Croatia Is the Next Top Kayaking Destination

Sea kayaking and paddleboarding offer the newest way to soak in Croatia's stunning coastal beauty.<p>It’s an odd place to unleash my inner Laird Hamilton, channeling the famous surfer’s impressive moves deep inside a cave meant for submarines. I’m on a stand-up paddleboard along the coast of Croatia’s …

Europe

My Croatia Holiday Outfits | While I'm Young

I’m back from Croatia!<p>I’m currently working my way through the mountains of laundry and emails that come at the dreaded end of every holiday. I …

Clothing

Seriously: Underwater Wineries Are a Thing in Croatia, and We Want In

Croatia usually attracts travelers with its tiny white-sand islets and perfect sailing conditions, but now there's a new reason to visit the Jewel of …

Lonely Planet

Croatia is Cracking Down on Tourists... Again

If you’re planning on partying it up in Croatia this summer, you might want to keep the drunk behavior to a minimum.<p>The Croatian Island of Hvar, …

Travel

For Croatia Trips, Appealing Prices for Packages and Flights

Croatia is a popular vacation destination this year for travelers from the United States. Expedia has seen air ticket demand to the country double this summer, compared with last summer, and on the travel search engine Kayak, searches to Croatia between Jan. 1 and May 25 this year for travel from …

Travel

Australian detained in Croatia over brawl

An Australian tourist has reportedly been arrested in Croatia following a brawl which left a local man in hospital fighting for his life.<p>News Corp …

News Corp

Croatia: Huge fines for bad behavior

The mayor of Croatia's popular party resort island of Hvar has pledged to put an end to debauchery by mostly young British tourists. He hopes to …

World News

Croatia and Slovenia continue maritime dispute after arbitration ruling

Croatia has rejected an international tribunal’s border ruling that gave neighbouring Slovenia access to international waters just off Croatia’s …

European News

Coming Out on Croatia’s Most Popular TV Show Was Political. It Was Also Fun.

How, the author wondered, could she change hearts and minds around LGBT rights in her native Croatia? By coming out on national TV, and in the country’s most popular magazine.<p><i>A small country for a great holiday</i>. Rarely, an ad will tell you the truth, and this tagline that promotes Croatia around …

LGBTQ

Croatia rejects ruling in maritime dispute with Slovenia

Croatia has rejected a ruling by an international arbitration court that hands victory to Slovenia in a long-running maritime dispute.<p>In a row that centres on the Bay of Piran, judges in the Hague have granted Slovenia unhindered access to international waters in the Adriatic Sea, with a …

South China Sea

Slovenia wins maritime border dispute, Croatia defiant

Slovenia has emerged as the winner in a long-standing maritime border dispute with Croatia in a ruling from The Hague. However, Croatia has said it …

News

Uber launches speedboat service along the Croatian coast

ZAGREB (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] launched its speedboat service in Croatia on Friday, connecting major tourist spots along the country's Adriatic coast.<p>UberBOAT, which offers speedboats for up to 12 people, has already been tested in Istanbul and Miami among other locations, and …

Boating

Balkan borders

A landmark decision is expected today on a 26-year old border dispute between Slovenia and Croatia. But few expect it will be bring the saga over the …

Brexit

USA Men Take Fourth At Super Final After 10-4 Loss To Croatia

<b>June 25, 2017</b><p>Ruza, Russia - June 25 - Just a day after nearly toppling Olympic champ Serbia in a shootout loss, the USA Men's National Team came up …

Olympics

How to Spend a Hot, Hot Honeymoon in Hvar, Croatia

With plenty of sun, beautiful bays, vineyards, and endless romantic hotel and restaurant options, it’s no wonder everyone's flocking to Hvar, Croati — especially when it comes to honeymoons. Settled on Croatia's Dalmatian coast, Hvar, Croatia is the country's most popular summer resort island. …

Weddings

Croatian taxi drivers in protest against Uber

Print<p>ZAGREB, Croatia — Hundreds of Croatian taxi drivers have blocked one of the capital’s main boulevards with their cars to protest against Uber …

Uber

Luxury adult-only Croatia escape

Overview<p>Price includes<p>Return flight from London to Croatia<br>• One piece of hold luggage<br>• Return shared transfer<br>• Breakfast daily<br>• Seven nights accommodation at the four-star Hotel Ola, Croatia<br>• Guests receive a bottle of house wine on arrival<br>• 10% discount in Black Pepper à la carte restaurant<br>• €10 voucher per …

Travel

Yacht Week Might Just Be The Most Glam Holiday In The World: Here's 7 Reasons Why

The Yacht Week<p><b>It’s ultimate squad goals…</b><p>Choose up to 12 of your mates and charter your own yacht or grab your BFF to join an existing yacht with a …

British Virgin Islands

International court to rule on Slovenia-Croatia border row

LJUBLJANA (Reuters) - The international arbitration court in The Hague will release its ruling on a border dispute between Slovenia and Croatia on June 29, the court said on Monday, although Croatia's withdrawal from the proceedings in 2015 casts doubt on its implementation.<p>The neighbours, both …

South China Sea

Croatia, Romania agree to boost trade, guard classified data

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — The prime ministers of Croatia and Romania have signed agreements to boost trade and protect classified information.<p>Romanian Premier Sorin Grindeanu, who is on a one-day visit to Croatia, said Monday that he and his Croatian counterpart, Andrej Plenkovic, see the …

Business

Charming Croatia boutique holiday

Excludes hold luggage Departure times can be chosen during booking. Half board. Prices can change. Single supplement may apply. All holidays are subject to availability.

Travel

Zagreb in the spotlight: 'Homophobia means Pride must be political here'

As Croatia’s capital readies for one of the Balkans’ only gay pride parades, locals worry the city’s growing potential is being choked by corrupt politics<p>“It’s an ‘alternative fact’ to say that homophobia isn’t a big problem in Croatia,” says Zagreb-based journalist Ana Brakus, borrowing a phrase …

Europe

When in Croatia, Enjoy the Stunning Esplanade Zagreb Hotel

Nestled right in the heart of downtown Zagreb, close to some of the city’s best attractions, the gorgeous <b>Esplanade Zagreb</b> hotel has been always …

Hotels

Experiencing Croatia in Green and Blue

With the clang of a church bell, a flock of pigeons is disturbed from their roost and explode into the early morning haze. From the walled vantage …

Mountains

Heartbroken family pay tribute to 'precious' daughter (20) who died suddenly in Croatia

It is not clear how the young woman died in the busy tourist resort of Hvar which is a Croatian island in the Adriatic Sea.<p>Funeral details have not …

News (Ireland)

Cruising Croatia Islands – Surrendering to the wind

Cruising Croatia One thing about sailing – nature has the upper hand. In the Adriatic, especially when cruising Croatia, you get to know the Jugo …

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