Croatia

  • 1 5 tempting city breaks for Easter
    Have you been bitten by the travel bug, or maybe you just have a case of itchy feet? Either way, there's still time to book yourself a cheeky Easter getaway to one of Europe's most beautiful cities....

  • 2 Ten of the most beautiful places on the planet
    Looking for holiday inspiration? Click on the photo below to see a gallery of ten amazing places that will make you want to book your next holiday straight away. The glorious selection of photographs,...

  • 3 Dive into the world's best scuba sites
    Azores The waters around this remote Portuguese archipelago way out in the Atlantic Ocean are home to an amazing underwater world. The nine small volcanic islands of the Azores are surrounded by waters...

  • 4 Natural Croatian gems
    There's no doubting the attractions of Croatia's Adriatic coastline, but inland lies a more private landscape waiting to be explored. Here nature reaches epic proportions in a wild secret interior that...

  • 5 Autumn is truffle-time in Istria
    Istria  – the largest peninsula in the Adriatic – is said to be akin to Tuscany, and indeed there are plenty of similarities between the Italian region and the green inland stretches...

  • 6 Magical Mediterranean islands
    Brac (Croatia) 
 Zlatni Rat – the 'golden cape' – near Bol is probably Croatia's finest beach. The beautiful horn of pale sand juts into the sea, extending for nearly half a mile, and is...

  • 7 Sailing off the coast of Croatia
    Once it was rebuilt after the conflict in the former Yugoslavia, Dubrovnik became one of the most popular destinations around the Mediterranean. No doubt its cobblestone streets, lined with whole neighbourhoods...

  • 8 Plitvice, a watery paradise in Croatia
    In recent years, Croatia has changed from a relative unknown to one of the trendiest destinations in Europe. To a great extent this is due to the country's rocky littoral, which, washed by the Adriatic,...

  • 9 Istria: Croatia in shades of blue and green
    The largest of the Adriatic peninsulas seems to comprise two different worlds. One is the blue Istria with over 500 kilometres of coastline where pleasant rocky beaches are lapped by clear water; here...

  • 10 Carnival around the world
    There's no doubt the Venice carnival is a once-in-a-lifetime event. Whether you're actually lucky enough to wear one of the vintage costumes and enigmatic masks of what is one of the most traditional of...

  • 11 Europe gets ready to greet 2011
    Forget the world recession and other worries. The night of December 31st is a time to dream; it's a time to focus on the positive and the world of possibilities ahead. Above all, it's a time to join with...

  • 12 Sunsets over the Med: views to remember
    There may be no better spot on all the Mediterranean coast to watch the sun set than Cabo Sunion, a  vantage point which, from the dawn of history, has offered a view of the boats sailing towards...

  • 13 Dive the unspoilt waters off Croatia's coast
    In the small towns along the Dalmatian Coast it's not uncommon to hear the tale of how some local fishermen caught a Roman amphora in their nets while fishing in the clear waters. Sometimes the catch is...

  • 14 Beyonce enjoys a wild sea adventure on Croatia's beautiful coastline
    Click here to see more fun-filled images of celebs getting active on their holidays. Speeding through the waves, the wind in her hair and a broad smile on her face, Beyonce Knowles was having the time...



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