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Rijeka Croatia: Cultural and Natural Wonders

Cultural and Natural Wonders of Rijeka Croatia Many people have heard about Croatia, but don’t know much about this wonderful country just across the Adriatic Sea from Italy. And the mention of Rijeka Croatia often leads to blank stares.   Top Cities in Croatia To much of the world, Croatia is the home to some of …

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Why Now is the Best Time to Visit the Balkans

Visit the Balkans Now Before it Turns Into A Tourist Trap At the beginning of the year, Vogue, Condé Nast, Travelzoo, and a wealth of others declared Eastern Europe the destination of 2017. If you are a follower of trends, then now is the time to visit the Balkans, because this is the most beautiful …

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Top Sites in Dubrovnik

The ancient walled city of Dubrovnik is small in size but makes a big impact. Some travelers choose to breeze in and out in a short afternoon (which is possible), but I spent a delightful springtime week here visiting its memorable sights while also exploring hidden alleyways, and climbing every set of stairs I could find. I was …

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Dubrovnik’s Sights for the Budget Traveler: A Self-Guided Tour

Dubrovnik has been Croatia’s number-one tourist destination for over 75 years, and for good reason: Dubrovnik is a great destination for the budget traveler. It is also one of the only European cities whose medieval city walls have remained completely intact, giving it a magical atmosphere, as though Puff the Magic Dragon might pop his …

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