One of the most valuable collections in Zagreb's Archaeological museum is the Egyptian collection and among its 2000+ artefacts the "star of the show" is definitely the Egyptian mummy purchased in the 19th century from the family of the Austrian vice-marshal Franz Koller.
Christmas fairs in the heart of the city, concerts and cultural events, beautiful lighting, an ice skating rink and spicy mulled wine - a perfect combination for getting into the Christmas mood!
Thanks to the excellent conditions for windsurfing, many national and international competitions are held on the Croatian coast. The most popular locations are Viganj on Peljesac peninsula and Bol, Supetar and Povlja on the island of Brac as well as Premantura near Pula.
Rain is not lacking here, but oddly enough a typical karst phenomenon appears - bodies of water such as streams, rivers and lakes are missing and form a beautiful, sometimes even surreal landscape.
A few days ago, a 120 year old tradition has stopped when the last high-speed train from Ploce railway station left towards Sarajevo.
It has been confirmed that a large part of season 4 will be filmed in Croatia. Beside Dubrovnik, mentioned locations are also Split, Makarska riviera, Klis and Žrnovnica.
After many years of trying to bring Christmas spirit to the streets of Dubrovnik, Dubrovnik now has a true Winter Festival. It might even be snowing!
The curse of the monks from Lokrum is a well known legend even outside Croatia and people have been comparing it with the curse of the Pharaohs. The expelled monks cursed the island before they left - later possessors and owners - kings and princes died of unnatural causes.
From the 23rd until the 26th of October 2014 Dubrovnik will offer a gastronomy event “Good Food Festival" for the first time!
On Friday, January 31st, over 150 museums, galleries and institutions in Croatia will open its doors to visitors - for free ;)
Are you a daredevil looking to push your limits? Or the biggest party animal in Hvar with an impressive inside knowledge?
The event will be held from the 9th until 11th of July, organized by the Nikola Tesla Association - Genius for the future.