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Rick Steves: Korcula – for a humbler and less-expensive experience..

Rick Steves: Korcula - for a humbler and less-expensive experience..

Another good article about Croatia by one of the USA’s favorite travel columnist Rick Steves has been published yesterday in The Seattle Times. Here is an extract from the article that talks about Korcula: ‘…For a humbler and less-expensive experience, Korcula, while certainly not tourist-free, offers an often appealing, occasionally …

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Sinking boat, sinking feeling in the waters of the Adriatic

Sinking boat, sinking feeling in the waters of the Adriatic

A really good article, written by visitor to Hvar Island about his account of an ill-fated boat trip, has won this week’s Telegraph‘s travel writing competition. Here is an excerpt: “Clueless about boats, uneducated about engines and ignorant about winds and tides, we attempted to drift our way to a …

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Hungarian singer Akos in Priscapac on Korcula Island

Hungarian singer Akos in Priscapac on Korcula Island

Zoltan from Hungary emailed me recently about the latest music video by Hungarian singer Ákos, that was shot in Prizba on Korcula Island. The video features song “A fénybe nézz” meaning “Look into the light” and shows some nice clips of coastline and seascapes around Prizba – the bay at the …

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Peljesac Wines featured in The Economist

Peljesac Wines featured in The Economist

In last week’s edition of The Economist, under the title “Wine producing in the former Yugoslavia makes a comeback”, among other Balkan wines, wines from Peljesac Peninsula were also featured. Here is an excerpt from the article: ‘Standing on the steep slopes of the Saints Hills vineyard on the Peljesac peninsula in …

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Free Internet Wi-Fi Hot spots in Korcula

Free Internet Wi-Fi Hot spots in Korcula

Currently, Korcula has just two public places where one can connect to the Internet for free using one of those convenient Wi-Fi hot spots. The first one is at Café Bar ‘Dno Dna’, located in Borak area while second one is at Café Bar “Akademija”, located at the very beginning …

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The Beauty of Patterns

The Beauty of Patterns

  The latest addition to our Korcula photo gallery are two posters published by Croatia Tourist Board as part of their campaign based on the motto ‘The Mediterranean as it once was’. Both posters explore the meditative aspects of pattern in architecture of Korcula Island. The first poster shows urban …

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Moreska in Ethno Series

Moreska in Ethno Series

Moreska members of HGD Sv. Cecilija from Korcula are featured in Moreska poster, commissioned by Croatian Tourist Board as part of “Ethno” series of promotional posters. As the main photo, the poster features Red King of Moreska, introduction text about Moreska sword dance, followed by photo of Black Army soldiers. …

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Bili Dvori in Loviste – New Tourist Investment on Peljesac

Bili Dvori in Loviste – New Tourist Investment on Peljesac

According to press release issued by Tourist Board of the Dubrovnik-Neretva County, new work is planned for Bili Dvori tourist complex in Mirci bay, about 2 km away from Lovište village on Peljesac peninsula. The plans consist of idea to make Bili Dvori into tourist resort that will include villas, …

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Korcula in Island Paradise

Korcula in Island Paradise

In Island Paradise section of May 2010 issue of Panorama magazine – the official in-flight magazine of Ukraine International Airlines (UIA), Korcula is featured as “homeland of Marco Polo“. Additional sentence ‘The ancient Greeks discovered this island almost 2000 years ago and for a long time Korcula (www.korculainfo.com) remained their …

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Proizd in Vela Luka among best beaches on the Dalmatian coast

Proizd in Vela Luka among best beaches on the Dalmatian coast

In today’s edition of Daily Telegraph, Proizd beach is featured as one of the best beaches in Croatia. Here is an excerpt from the article: Not so much a beach as a geological wonder, the islet of Proizd is a maquis-covered lump of rock lying just off Vela Luka, Korcula …

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