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Controversial Croatian tourist board TV commercial

The controversial Croatian tourist board TV commercial from which sunbather’s bottom is removed over criticisms that its focus on a sunbathing woman’s bottom is derogatory to women is here – have a look and make your own judgement: More info about this commercial on Press release of Croatia Tourist Board …

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Introduction to Korcula for French speakers

Another nice discovery yesterday on YouTube is this short, 2 minutes video which acts as introduction to Korcula for speakers of French language. The video is excerpt from DVD titled ‘Histoires d’îles – Korcula’ , which lasts 26 minutes and is made as part of the series ‘Histoires d’îles’. The …

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Controversial Coloured Facade in Korcula Old Town

Controversial Coloured Facade in Korcula Old Town

Newly yellow painted facade of one of the larger buildings in Korcula Old Town has recently provoked debate and disagreement among Korculans.

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Sunny winter day at Vela Przina Beach – Lumbarda

Sunny winter day at Vela Przina Beach - Lumbarda

Today was one of those perfect winter days on Korcula. Although it is December, the weather was sunny and warm enough for people to swim in the sea. These photos were taken this afternoon on Vela Przina beach in Lumbarda: Update – Sunny December day in Lumbarda in 2010: + check …

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THE new place in Croatia.. Korcula

THE new place in Croatia.. Korcula

Gill Murr, a single mum and the travel editor of Mirror.co.uk, has visited Lumbarda with her two kids and wrote an article about her experience of the village, its beaches Bilin Zal and Vela Przina as well as her visit to Korcula Old Town. At the end of the article …

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Korcula in beach holidays travel writing competition

Korcula in beach holidays travel writing competition

In Beach Holiday category of Guardian’s Travel writing competition, A.Lang, who visited the island, wrote about his experience of Badija and Korcula: In over our heads, Croatia We’d been trying to get to an offshore island but were having trouble finding a boat to take us. “We’d like to get …

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Short intro to Korcula’s past and present

Short intro to Korcula’s past and present

Another article has been published in todays Observer, covering basic info about recently renovated Lesic-Dimitri palace in Korcula.  The reason to mention is here is that article starts with paragraph that I find effective as brief introduction to Korcula’s past and present :

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Korcula Panorama in today’s Jutarnji daily

Korcula Panorama in today’s Jutarnji daily

My large Korcula Panorama photo has been published again – this time in the Travel Guide to Dalmacija 2009 – the supplement of today’s Jutarnji, the Croatian daily newspapers. This panorama photo was also recently published in book about Montenegro.

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Two recent articles about travel to Korcula

Two recent articles about travel to Korcula

Last week, the travel section of TimesOnline has published two articles about travel to Korcula. The first one is about Lesic Dimitri Palace in Korcula – A combination of an 18th-century Bishop’s palace and five medieval cottages – read the whole article here . The other article is about the traditional Korculan “Moreska” …

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Korcula: A true escape amongst the warm waters of the Adriatic

Korcula: A true escape amongst the warm waters of the Adriatic

This is what Tom Marchant of  METRO WORLD NEWS writes today about Korcula in his article about Croatia:

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