Croatia

Cruising along the Coastlines of Croatia with Insight Vacations

Cruising the Croatian Coastline in Perfect Style

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The ancient art of ship building is central to Croatian culture. It’s a tradition that dates back to the beginning of time and a craft that’s been passed on from one generation to the next.…

Stamps of the Divine: The Six Churches You’ll Instantly Fall in Love With

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Punctuating so many skylines across the world, churches are often a city’s architectural centerpiece for good reason. Traditionally built on a cross plan, a great variety of styles now exist, from the glittering domes of…

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Five Incredible Castles to Discover in the Balkans

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Visitors to the Balkan Peninsula are spoiled for scenery. From mountains that crumble into picturesque coves to valleys of monasteries that glow with the bold colors of Byzantine art, almost no beauty can match Mother…

A Guide to the Croatian Coastline

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With a sprinkling of idyllic islands, an almost constant lining of hazy beaches and a freckling of historic ports glistening with the cool, clean waters of the Adriatic, the Croatian coastline has stolen the hearts…

A Jewel in the Adriatic: Exploring Brač Island

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The second largest city in Croatia, Split is known mostly for its antique beauty and the grandeur of Diocletian’s palace. But it’s also a major transport hub, particularly for many of Croatia’s smaller islands. Brač…

Game of Thrones: On Location

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With Season Six of Game of Thrones (GoT) fast approaching, it’s time to dust off last season’s box set for a recap. Watch Jon Snow’s Caesar-esque demise, Stannis’ gory end or Cersei’s excruciating penance to…

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Exploring the Balkans with Insight Vacations Tour Director Hugh McMillan

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  Hugh McMillan may have been a late starter when it came to wanderlust, having first left Australia at 22, but he’s more than made up for it since. With a decade of travel industry…

From the birthplace of Marco Polo to the Game of Thrones

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Growing up I loved learning about explorers like Marco Polo and imagined what it would be like to discover new lands. While on my Insight holiday on the Country Roads of Croatia tour, our Tour…