Croatia Fast Facts

Croatia

Population: 4,475,611

Capital City: Zagreb

Climate: Mediterranean and continental; continental climate predominant with hot summers and cold winters; mild winters, dry summers along coast

Time Zone: GMT+1

Language: Croatian (Official)

Croatia: The Mediterranean as it Once Was

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An Insider’s Guide to Croatia’s Dalmatian Coast

An Insider’s Guide to Croatia’s Dalmatian Coast

Deep blue water stretching into the distance. Rocky coastlines where mountains push up against the sea. Terracotta rooftops cascading down bright green hills. Islands silhouetted by fiery sunsets. And fortresses dotted across the landscape, towering above the valleys on a hilltop or settled against the sea with holes in their walls for cannon fire.

Travel Free to Exotic Places

Travel Free to Exotic Places

Have you ever dreamed about staying in one of those exotic over-water bungalows? In the South Pacific island of Bora Bora, my expansive, luxurious hut was on stilts over a crystal aqua lagoon looking across to the volcano on the mainland. Want to snorkel? Just put on your mask and step down into water outside your door. If you'd like a bit more adrenaline in your adventure, head out to the reef to feed the sharks. Then follow it up with some up close and personal time with large stingrays.

Travel to Croatia: One of the Most Beautiful Places in Europe

Travel to Croatia: One of the Most Beautiful Places in Europe

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February 27, 2014

Before I arrived in Croatia, people told me that it was one of the most beautiful places in Europe. "If you love Italy, you'll love Croatia," they said. "After all, the Croatian coast is where the Italians go to vacation." Most of Croatia's coast is along the historic Dalmatian region—a place that perfectly meshes Italian and Eastern European inspirations in architecture, food, and even language. I based myself in Split...

The Secret to Making Good Money from Almost Any Country You Choose

The Secret to Making Good Money from Almost Any Country You Choose

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January 30, 2014

Imagine living in Europe, Africa, or Australia and earning a living while traveling around and discovering the continent. Sounds too good to be true? Well this is exactly what I have been doing for about six years now. I started off in Africa because I had always wanted to go on a safari but could never afford it.

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