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Category Archives: Zagreb

Where to Find the Legendary Lipizzan Horses

Where to Find the Legendary Lipizzan Horses

Even if you’ve never heard of Lipizzan horses, you probably know what they look like. These beautiful white horses are practically the stuff of legend. The breed dates back to the 16th century, when they were intended for the Hapsburg royal family. A village in modern-day Slovenia, Lipica, or Lipizza in Italian, provided the name. While both… Continue Reading

Where to Go in 2016?

Where to Go in 2016?

It’s that time of year again, when thoughts turn to possible spring and summer vacation destinations. Travel journalists are particularly good at coming up with lists, so we’ve collated our own list-of-lists. For travellers who prefer to tread where none of your friends have ventured before, we’ve added our own suggestions for cities that haven’t yet made the mainstream,… Continue Reading

Another Side of Croatia: Trakoscan and Varazdin

Another Side of Croatia: Trakoscan and Varazdin

Just a short drive of less than an hour north of Zagreb in the Zagorje region of the country you’ll find two picturesque and decidedly un-Croatian looking sights, particularly if you started in the south of the country. Both of these places speak more to the history of inland Croatia, quite different to the Roman,… Continue Reading

Croatia’s Jewish Heritage Sites

Croatia’s Jewish Heritage Sites

Croatia’s religious landscape is overwhelmingly dominated by Roman Catholicism but the territory of Croatia has long been home to adherents of Judaism. While the Jewish population of Croatia was much smaller, at just 25,000, than countries like Germany with half a million or Czechoslovakia with around 350,000, Jewish communities had been established in various places… Continue Reading

The 8 Best Croatian Souvenirs

Souvenir Shopping in Croatia: 8 of the best

Packing a fabulous meal or a bit of the turquoise sea into your bag probably won’t fly. But you can bring home something from your Croatian vacation that will remind you of the warmth of the people and the country. Many of these souvenirs are place-dependent, so if something catches your eye, your heart, or your tastebuds while… Continue Reading

Our Top 10 Sights in Croatia

Our Top 10 Sights in Croatia

Croatia’s got so many great things to see that it’s a tough task to pick a top ten and when we discussed our top ten list amongst the team members here everyone had a slightly different list but here’s the result of our narrowing it down to this final list of the JayWay Top 10… Continue Reading

Top 10 ideas for your 2012 Croatia Vacation

Top 10 ideas for your 2012 Croatia Vacation

Croatia is a timeless country with something for everyone and is one of our most popular summer vacation destinations. Its mix of rich history, breathtaking nature, endless coastline, classic architecture, vibrant culture, delicious cuisine and warm climate make it a holiday paradise. Its geography means there is abundant coastline and more than 1000 islands in… Continue Reading

Visit Croatia’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites with JayWay

Visit Croatia’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites with JayWay

The UNESCO World Heritage Convention exists to recognise places of significant historical and cultural value or outstanding natural beauty and to encourage their conservation. Croatia has 7 entries on the World Heritage List and many more candidates on the tentative list of submissions. Many of these places are destinations you can stay in or visit… Continue Reading

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