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5 Foods You Must Try in Istria

By Iva Ralica Every region in Croatia has its delicious specialities that make the taste buds dance with joy. The beautiful Istria peninsula with its Mediterranean, and at the same time continental side, offers a great choice for a real gourmet pleasure. Here is a (too) short list of five ...

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Istria Named Best Olive Oil Region in the World

The Croatian region of Istria has for the second year running been named the best olive oil region in the world by leading guide Flos Olei. Flos Olei, which is the first international extra virgin olive oil guide, have this year included 61 Istrian olive oils in their latest 2017 ...

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12 Luxurious Stays in Croatia

By Iva Ralica If you are looking for something ultra-luxurious and sophisticated that will make you, and maybe even your wallet, remember Croatia forever, here are some of the hotels and villas around the country that could make that happen. Istria Hotel Monte Mulini is settled near the town of ...

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Malvasia Istriana – The Only Malvasia with its Own Glass

By: Wine & More Malvasia. Such a beautiful name. Sounds like something the gods of Olympus would drink. Maybe that’s why Malvasia is one of the most common names for grapevines all over the Mediterranean. Indeed, there are various types of Malvasia and all of them are different grape varieties ...

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Learn About Istria’s Quality Red Teran Grape

By Wine & More What is the highest official grade that any monovarietal wine from any variety of the Refosco family and its close relatives has ever received? Quiz question. Let us know when you find the correct answer… What we know for sure is that the Decanter appraisal of ...

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Region of Istria Setting New Tourism Records in 2016

2016 continues to be a record-breaking tourist year in Croatia – and in particular for one region… The largest peninsula in the Adriatic Sea, Istria, keeps breaking tourist records this year. For the 7th day in a row the region has recorded 300,000 overnight stays. In the first 13 days of ...

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U2, Reese Witherspoon Holidaying in Croatia

Famous American actress Reese Witherspoon and members of U2 currently holidaying in Croatia… U2 band members Adam Clayton and The Edge are currently enjoying the Croatian coast on board a luxury super yacht. After visiting Cavtat, near Dubrovnik earlier this week to celebrate The Edge’s 55th birthday, the pair, along ...

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19th Motovun Film Festival to Open in Istria

The 19th Motovun Film Festival, considered one of the best film festivals in the country, will open tomorrow in the pretty Istrian village of Motovun… From 26-30 July 2016 there will more than 120 films screened in 120 hours at the festival now in its 19th year. The main programme ...

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