A Blissful Weekend in Istria, Croatia

Stunning view of the hilltop town of Motovun in Istria

A region in the northwestern corner of Croatia dotted with olive groves, vineyards, truffle forests and picturesque towns, Istria is home to more attractions and highlights that you would first expect. As the lion’s share of the tourist attention in Croatia goes to Dubrovnik , Plitvice Lakes National Park and the Dalmatian coast, Istria remains a relatively undiscovered region. Exploring ... Read Full Article

Rovinj: A Jewel on Croatia’s Istrian Coast

souvenir-stalls

My first glimpse of Rovinj was of a large, whitewashed church close to the old town; a weathered nun, oblivious to the staring tourists, swept the church courtyard in a quick 1-2-3 motion. In the pastel chaos that is Rovinj, this black and white picture of serenity was a lasting one. Rovinj is a popular town on Croatia's Istrian coast. It was once a part of the Venetian empire and the Italian ... Read Full Article