Croatia

Croatia election: Migration on agenda as government faces challenge

Croatia election: Migration on agenda as government faces challenge

Croatia’s ruling centre-left coalition faces a challenge to stay in power, with the migrant crisis one of the main issues facing voters on Sunday. Polls before the election indicate the government and the conservative opposition are neck-and-neck. Both coalitions promise different approaches on how to handle the arrival of more refugees and migrants. Croatia has […]

Croatia: From music festivals to coastal cruising

Croatia: From music festivals to coastal cruising

Web searches for holidays to Croatia are reportedly soaring (according to youth tour operator Topdeck Travel), perhaps in part due to its starring role in Game of Thrones and the multitude of music festivals that liven up its coast during the summer months. What’s more, there are new flights, new trips… even new festivals to […]

Croatia’s Dalmatian Coast: From Sevid to Split

Croatia’s Dalmatian Coast: From Sevid to Split

All good thrillers should begin with a phone call. I’ve just landed in Split. The voice at the other end of my mobile is gratifyingly sinister – Slavic accented, deep and terse. “We’ve been expecting you Mr Guha”. Ok, he doesn’t use those precise words. More like, “Take coast road west towards Trogir. Turn left […]