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23 06, 2018

Diocletian achievements – Why was Emperor Diocletian important?

Diocletian achievements – Why was Emperor Diocletian important? If you thought that all Roman emperors were of noble decent and came to prominence by virtue of being born into an aristocratic family, then you would be wrong. Some girls dream of becoming princesses by marrying a handsome prince (congratulations to Ms. Meghan Markle & Prince Harry!), but for a boy to become an emperor of Roman Empire, he must have been something really unique. So how does Emperor Diocletian fit into this story? Who was Diocletian and how did he become an emperor of world’s most famous empire at the time? Emperor Diocletian actually wasn’t even a Roman citizen, but

19 05, 2018

Vis Island Croatia

Vis Island Croatia Vis Island in Croatia is one of the most popular islands in the archipelago of the Split-Dalmatia County. The island of Vis is also the farthest inhabited island in Croatia with a population of around 4000 people, but the number increases during the summer. The surface of the entire island of Vis is about 90 square kilometers, thus making it one of the smallest permanently inhabited islands in the Adriatic Sea. The highest peak on the island is the Hum hill, while the two largest settlements are Komiza and the eponymous town of Vis. Vis Island is not only one of the most beautiful Croatian islands but also one of

17 04, 2018

Hvar island Croatia

Hvar Island Croatia The island of Hvar is one of the most popular Croatian islands and is the go-to island for most people spending holidays in Croatia. Hvar Island is located in South Croatia in the archipelago of Split-Dalmatia County. It is the 4th most populated Croatian island with more than 11.000 residents on almost 300 km2. The island is long and narrow with many plains, forests and hills, perfect for growing olives, lavender and vineyards. Hvar island is known as the sunniest one in Croatia with more than 2800 hours of sunshine per year. The highest peak of Hvar is St. Nikola and the biggest town is the town of Hvar.

23 02, 2018

Accommodation in Split

Accommodation in Split Searching for an accommodation in Split can be a little overwhelming, since there is so much to choose from. First things first, you need to decide if you want to stay in a hotel, an apartment, villa or a hostel. Once you know the type of your accommodation in Split, you are almost ready for your vacation in sunny Croatia. Hotels in Split Those searching for a hotel in Split where they can enjoy in full hotel breakfast, cleaning service and the whole hotel experience, will really enjoy in one of these top three hotels in Split. #1 Hotel Park One of the most luxurious 5-star

2 02, 2018

Top Restaurants in Split Croatia

Top Restaurants in Split Croatia Making a list of top restaurants in Split Croatia seamed liked an easy task, but putting to paper all the amazing places to try local delicacies, modern cuisine or fusion food proved to be a daunting one. Split has flourished in recent years thanks to the expansion of tourism and its ever more prominent place on the list of world travelers. Many features of the city have taken advantage of this newly found fame, but if we could name only one it would definitely be the gastro scene of Split. The restaurants in Split are literally everywhere, on every corner in every street in the city center and

6 01, 2018

Split Nightlife

Split Nightlife One of the inevitable activities on a trip for most tourists includes checking the nightlife of the city they travel to (even if you are not the partying type), and this is why you should experience the nightlife in Split at least for one night. The city of Split is enjoying its tourist renaissance in the last couple of years, and its nightlife has never been better. Whether you want to go clubbing in the hottest clubs in Split or have a pub crawl all over town, sip the best wine while you nibble authentic cheese in a wine bar inside the palace – Split has it all, and we are

17 12, 2017

Split Islands

Split Islands If you’re enjoying your holidays in Split and you just want to go for some island hopping in Dalmatia, or you want to spend more time on one of the Split islands, then some of these information might be useful. Besides being the second largest city in Croatia, Split is also a big traffic hub with airport, ferry port and train station connecting Split to almost entire Europe. The ferry port in Split is the main stop on your way to the islands of south Adriatic sea. Some of the most popular Croatian islands are located in the Split archipelago and can be reached from Split by ferries or catamarans in

1 11, 2017

Beach Club In Split – Gooster Bar

Beach Club in Split - Gooshter A new beach club in Split for full enjoyment in food, music and cocktails The name of the newly opened beach club in Split - Gooshter within the Le Méridien Lav hotel reveals an idyllic interior, food that merges the tastes of the East and South, original cocktails and a great atmosphere. Gooshter is a story about space, time and nature, about creating the atmosphere that follows the rhythm of the coast from sunset until sundown; sunbathing and swimming on the beach, relaxing in shadows between pine trees, enjoying a cocktail, great food and sea view from the main terrace. The concept of the new

13 05, 2017

Croatian Food

Croatian Food As every country that is culturally, historically and geographically as diverse as Croatia, its cuisine can hardly be pinpointed to only one type. Over the course of time and the historical impact of other nations, a wide range of now-called traditional Croatian dishes developed in different parts of the country. The continental cuisine of Croatia for example, under the influence of Austrian and Hungarian hegemony, is mostly based on meat dishes and vegetables that are often served in rich and spicy sauces. The traditional coastal cuisine is, on the other hand, mostly based on seafood, domestic olive oil and vegetables like chard. Inevitable condiments that give this Croatian food its

29 04, 2017

Best Beaches In Split Croatia

Best Beaches In Split From history to culture and gastronomy, Split offers a wide and varied range of opportunities for entertainment and leisure. Taking the top rank in the list of Split attractions and one of the reasons the city has become so popular among its visitors are the best beaches in Split. Despite their location in the city and its outskirts, Split is proud to be the host of many excellent beaches with superb water quality. You do not have to escape to remote islands to swim in crystal clear waters, since you can find it all here at the best beaches is Split: the city offers sandy and pebble beaches, rocks