Friday, 19 December 2014

Featured Destination


Croatia
Luxury and Wild Partying Along Croatia’s Coast

The Croatia of Tito’s time becomes more and more a thing of the past and, despite the state policy of not privatising the Yugoslav-era seaside resorts, luxurious tourism and nightlife that compete with those of Ibiza are blossoming on its hundreds of islands and along its remarkable Adriatic coast.
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Epicure


Croatia
Croatian Wine for Beginners

While Croatian wines score better and better points on the international competitions, they remain generally exotic on the international market. Infamilliar varieties names, tongue-breakers of brand names and general loss at the regions character and the style of winemakers make them a rare and difficult choice. But, many believe, this is bound to change. Soon. Full Story


News


Croatia
Dubrovnik Hotel Awarded Best in Europe

12 September 2011 | The Dubrovnik Palace Hotel in Croatia received World Travel Award as the best resort hotel in Europe, leaving behind thousands of posh hotels in Italy, Greece, Turkey, France, Italy, Monaco.
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Croatia
VIPs Queue to Visit, and Even Buy, Croatian Resorts
Croatia
Croatian Scientists Discover Cure for Escherichia Coli


Routes Less Travelled


Balkans
The 12 Balkan Contenders for the New 7 Wonders

If you ever felt regret that – having been born in contemporary times, you’ll never be able to see the Seven Wonders of the World, of which only the Great Pyramid of Giza survives, y
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Curiosity Chest


Croatia
Croatia Artists' "Broken Relationships" Exhibit to Be Displayed in Zagreb

The exhibition "The Museum of Broken Relationships," initiated by two Croatian artists and showcasing people's remnants of their past relationships, quickly became a global attraction. It is now looking for a permanent home in Zagreb. Full Story




Hidden Sofia


Bulgaria
Bulgaria’s Capital Sofia: Queen of the Balkans

Alive and stirring, Sofia is like a butterfly about to emerge from its chrysalis. Neon lights, posh hotels, fancy restaurants and brightly lit shop windows now illuminate its avenues, but a walk through the city gives visitors a glimpse into its varied past – from medieval churches and mosques dating to Ottoman rule to a newer, golden-domed cathedral, from ornate nineteenth-century façades to communist-era architecture.
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Bulgaria
Sofia, Bulgaria: A City of Ecumenical and Earthly Delights
Bulgaria
Some 20 Reasons to Feast in Sofia

Hidden Bulgaria


Bulgaria
The Crystal Heartbeat of a Mountain Lake

With summer slowly melting behind us, September often awakes craving for fresher waters, for landscapes more sensitive towards the change of seasons than the uniform, uniseasonal sea coast of sand and blue water. Full Story

Bulgaria
Bulgaria’s Most Contested Monastery, St Ivan of RIla
Bulgaria
Bulgaria in 3 Days: Sofia and Mount Vitosha