Trakošćan Castle is located near Varaždin in northern Croatia. Built in the 13th century, the castle’s name is thought to have come from the Ancient Thracians.
Croatia’s shrinking population is primarily due to a lack of jobs. I visited a business incubator in the country’s second-largest city of Split. Here I met with entrepreneurs starting businesses that could create new jobs and stop the exodus.
Donkeys were once the indispensable workers of the Mediterranean. However, technology has now made them obsolete. A group in Split, Croatia is trying to create new jobs for donkeys in the 21st century.
The Pazin Abyss on Croatia’s Istrian Peninsula is a breath-taking geologic marvel. A centuries-old castle is built on its steep cliffs. Zip lines criss-cross the void. Here, staring into the abyss, you will find your character.
Crisp, fresh air and compelling scenery make Marjan Hill one of the most desirable outdoor destinations in the Mediterranean.
Entrepreneurs want to live in places that have inspirational settings, a clean environment, good infrastructure, and a vibrant support community.
Ideas from the stonemason school on the Croatian island of Brač could be useful in solving unemployment problems around the world.
History is powerful. It teaches you what works, what doesn’t, and why people behave the way they do. It may even help to predict the future.
The allure of Mediterranean living is powerful in Croatia.
Happiness is found in simple pleasures. On the last day of summer, we explored the old town of Korčula, Croatia. In the process, we made a few friends with the help of a rice cake.
The discovery of a Latin inscription on a seawall in Korčula, Croatia offers a charming end to a day exploring the island’s dense forests and historical treasures.
The Mediterranean Sea has always sparked my imagination. Visions of full-sail triremes slicing through sapphire-blue waters, clay amphoras brimming with wine and olives, and stone walls that have stood for thousands of years fill my mind when someone mentions ‘The Med.’ In the European Union’s latest member country, Croatia, where national tourism brochures are emblazoned … Continue reading Branding Hvar Island: A Mediterranean Gem of UNESCO Delights