How to find cheap holidays to Croatia for 2019 including top deals

A guide to finding cheap holidays to Croatia for 2019 including some of the deals that you won’t want to miss and booking tips Croatia holidays have fast become a firm favourite with Brits. After all the country boasts heaps of incredible things to see and do from its bustling cities for short breaks to the spectacular national parks. Oh, then of course there are the beautiful beaches and islands...

Slovenia and Ghana deepen development ties

Dr Miro Cerar, the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Slovenia, has pledged his country’s support for African countries towards sustainable development. He assured that Slovenia would back priorities defined in the Agenda 2063 for African development, a blueprint and master plan for transforming Africa into the global powerhouse of the future. A statement copied to the Ghana News...

Bosnia, Montenegro and Serbia sign border agreement

The interior ministries of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro and Serbia have signed a trilateral protocol aimed at moving tripoint border regulations closer to international standards. Signed by Bosnian civil affairs minister Adil Osmanović , state secretary of Montenegro’s interior ministry Dragan Pejanović and secretary-general of Serbia’s interior ministry Veljko Odalović , the protocol...

Health tourism seen as a chance to extend Croatia’s tourist season & attract higher-profile tourists

Health tourism is a great opportunity for Croatia to extend the tourist season, increase its off-season services and attract higher-profile tourists, it was said on Thursday at the formal opening of the annual meeting of the European Spas Association (ESPA), the umbrella organisation that promotes health tourism, which is taking place in the northwestern spa town of Tuhelj until May 10. The conference...

Ferry carrying 350 people drifting in stormy Adriatic off coast of Croatia

The ferry’s owners say mechanics on board are doing everything to fix the problem and bring passengers to shore. A ferry carrying almost 350 people is drifting in the Adriatic Sea after experiencing technical problems. The ferry Aurelia left the Italian city of Ancona late on Wednesday heading for Split in Croatia. But it lost power in one of its engines, leaving it drifting in the northern Adriatic,...

Meadow larks: orchids and alpine views in Slovenia

Fields of wild flowers, and a festival to celebrate them, plus fantastic food … The mountains of Slovenia really are bursting Meadow flowers, mountain fishing, food from one of the best chefs in the world. All are on offer in Slovenia, though from the looks of my fellow passengers on the late-night flight, few will venture far from Ljubljana’s bars and throbbing club scene. My companion and I,...

First avocado plantation in Croatia on the island of Vis

When it came time to decide to retire, American-born couple John and Patricia Repanich, now in their 80s, decided on the island of Vis where John’s roots are from. In California, the couple were farmers and had sheep and also a walnut plantation, and when they decided to set up their new home on the island of Vis in Brgujac many years ago, they kept up the farming tradition by planting the first...

Darmanović: Montenegro is the next EU member

PODGORICA – Montenegro is the next EU member, thinks Minister of Foreign Affairs of Montenegro Srđan Darmanović and adds that he expects a positive report from European Commission about the progress towards EU path. There is no dispute and Montenegro is the absolute leader in the region when it comes to European integration, Vijesti reports. “We do not compete with others, on the contrary, we...

Croatia: Roko releases medley of Eurovision winners

Roko covers “Euphoria”, “Rise Like A Phoenix” and “Molitva” Soon, Roko will be jetting off to Tel Aviv for the start of rehearsals. Ahead of this, he has released a piano medley of three former Eurovision winners. In the video, Roko covers Loreen’s “Euphoria” (Sweden 2012), Conchita’s “Rise Like A Phoenix” (Austria 2014), and Marija Šerifović’s “Molitva” (Serbia...

Immigration pushed up Slovenia’s population in 2018

Slovenia’s population increased by more than 14,000 last year to 2.08mn, the statistics office said on April 25. The increase came on the back of a rise in the number of foreign citizens, whose number went up by more than 16,300. Out of the ex-Yugoslav countries, only Slovenia and Croatia are part of the EU. Slovenia is the most attractive for workers thanks to its higher wages, which have attracted...