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Croatia

Croatia borders with Slovenia and Hungary to the north, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro to the east. The Adriatic Sea is to the west. There are many monuments of culture, art works and scientific works. You will find 6 World Heritage Sites and 8 National Parks in Croatia.


Walking adventure through green Istria 610 , 7 Days

Walking adventure through green Istria

Imagine walking through green countryside full of vineyards, olive trees, rivers and forests, full...
Exploring Parenzana on two wheels 430 , 5 Days

Exploring Parenzana on two wheels

Join us in exploring the former narrow-gauge railway line Parenzana, which was turned into a true...
From Trieste to Pula by bike 620 , 8 Days

From Trieste to Pula by bike

 On this fantastic trip from Trieste to Pula you will witness the cultural diversity...
Island Hopping in Croatia 750 , 8 Days

Island Hopping in Croatia

Cruising with motor-sailing ships along the magnificent Dalmatian coastline and...
Dalmatian Cycling and Cruising Adventures 670 , 8 Days

Dalmatian Cycling and Cruising Adventures

Join this unconventional cycling tour combined with sailing on a yacht around the Dalmatian...
Cruising and Cycling in Kvarner Bay (Croatia) 455 , 8 Days

Cruising and Cycling in Kvarner Bay (Croatia)

Discover more of Croatia by bike in the Northern region of the country with a start in...
Cruising biking and hiking in Croatia 580 , 8 Days

Cruising biking and hiking in Croatia

Cruise combined with light cycling and hiking in beautiful Croatia! Enjoy the serenity of the...
Balkan Kaleidoscope - 8 Balkan Countries in 14 Days 1020 , 14 Days

Balkan Kaleidoscope - 8 Balkan Countries in 14 Days

Once upon a time people said that the Balkans were the “powder-keg of Europe”. Indeed,...
Cruise and Cycling in Croatia North of Split 510 , 8 Days

Cruise and Cycling in Croatia North of Split

Croatia is a land of picturesque islands, rich history, Mediterranean vegetation and mild climate...
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Chernobyl as a travel destination

06.01.2020 17:00

Chernobyl as a travel destination

   About 30 years ago a flawed reactor design in combination with some serious human mistakes led to an accident at the No.4 nuclear reactor in the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in northern Ukrainian SSR. It became the worst nuclear disaster in history and resulted in the deaths of hundreds of people and the evacuation of about 110 000 more. Ever since then it has been a subject of an...


The Silk Road: now and then

31.12.2019 17:00

The Silk Road: now and then

   “The Silk Road” is a term that conjures up fairytale-like images of long camel caravans travelling through bare deserts, of brave adventurers and merchants bargaining in exotic oriental markets. This network of routes, which stretched about 11 000 km (7 000 miles) and connected the East and the West, is a milestone in the development of the modern world and the...


The Little - Known Pyramids of Sudan

11.12.2019 09:52

The Little - Known Pyramids of Sudan

Can you name the country with the most pyramids in the world? Nope, it’s not Egypt. The country which holds this record with more than 200 pyramids is actually Egypt’s southern neighbor – Sudan. Though not as big as the Egyptian ones, they are just as impressive and have just as intriguing history, dating back to 8th century BC, to the kingdom of Kush. There are many reasons...


What the Timket Festival in Ethiopia is all about?

29.11.2019 17:30

What the Timket Festival in Ethiopia is all about?

Every year on the 19th of January a procession of priests, locals and visitors all chanting, singing and dancing enthusiastically  fills the streets of the Ethiopian cities. It’s the celebration of Timket, or Epiphany – the biggest and most anticipated religious event in the Ethiopian calendar. It commemorates the baptism of Jesus in the Jordan River and is the day when...