Romantic Night Fishing Getaway on the Island of Krk

There are a lot of ways to enjoy breath-taking landscapes of the Island of Krk and its surroundings. We were mainly experiencing it on bike or through hiking trails which, for us, is a perfect way of spending an active holiday. But for our last night on this island we wanted to try something more traditional, more of a local way of life.

And we did! Thanks to our friend’s recommendation,...

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Perfect summer experience for the whole family!

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You would think that sunbathing, sipping cocktails or even reading books next to your children is simply mission impossible.. But last summer my family and I actually experienced something completely different!

Since we booked our accommodation in Punat, on the Island of Krk, we were looking for a full day excursion where...

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Olive Oil and Olive Picking on Krk

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It is a very important time of the year on the Island of Krk! Almost every family in the area of Punat Baška, Vrbnik, Malinska and beyond is picking olives for extra virgin olive oil production.

Olive picking season on the island?

Most of the families own at least a dozen of olive trees and produce olive oil for their personal use. The families get together on the weekends,...

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How to get the best out of the late season?

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The best things happen in late season! Especially when you find yourself on one of the Croatian islands, where intact nature and local treasures are more vivid than ever!

Treat your taste buds!

There is no better tip than this one.. Croatian cuisine is remarkably unique and just glorious!

Look for family-run local restaurants or konobas (Croatian tavernas). These are the...

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Top 10 Reasons Why Croatia?

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#1  Coffee culture

Because you can sip your coffee for hours without any guilt!

You woke up and just don’t feel like going to the beach again? No problem at all! Live like a real Croatian – walk down to the first coffee bar you like, order your favourite coffee and just relax… and keep relaxing and sipping your exquisite coffee for hours,...

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Top 4 things to experience on the island of Krk

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Is your vacation mode already on? I sure hope that maybe this year you decided to try out the biggest island in Croatia  – the Island of Krk also known as the Golden Island. And now it's your turn to find out why! The locals are waiting for you just to show you their traditional way of life, to welcome you in their homes and to offer you the most exquisite dishes and local goods you've...

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Olive – the Mediterranean Queen

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When driving towards Punat from the town of Krk, take the 2nd exit at the roundabout to Vrbnik and Baška. After cca 2km you will see on your right side a sign pointing towards the most attractive Olive Garden on the Island of Krk. Even though you’re rushing to get to your final destination, or this route wasn’t even in your plans, trust us – make a stop at this olive grove...

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Top 5 Dog Beaches on Island Krk

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We all want to take our furry loved ones on vacation with us. After all, eating treats and getting belly rubs is hard work! To keep the beaches clean and simply because some people, inexplicably, aren’t animal lovers, most beaches on Island Krk, and through all of Croatia, are restricted to pets. Violating said restrictions may result in a hefty fine, especially during the busy summer...

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Flower- shaped Dry Stone Walls called Mrgari

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Photo by Valter Stojšić / Baška Tourist Board 

Have you ever travelled through Croatia and noticed dry stone walls? They are definitely a huge part of Croatia’s landscape, like olive trees or rocky coastline. These walls, called suhozid or gromače, are centuries old and they were built for agricultural...

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Goli otok – Abandoned Croatian Alcatraz

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Goli otok is located at the foot of the tall peaks of the Velebit mountain between the two most popular tourist islands Krk and Rab. Right next to Goli otok is the island of Grgur – a former prison for women. In former Yugoslavia Goli otok was a prison for men, political prisoners, and later criminals. The island was abandoned in 1989 and has been open to visitors ever since.

The island...

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