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The 'Istrian village' and swimming pool at the Sol Garden Istra hotel, Umag

Umag: Croatia's top spot for sports

Destination: Umag

There's more to Croatia's Istrian peninsula than a beautiful coastline - in the small town of Umag, you also get top-notch tennis facilities and a range of other sporting activities

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The shimmering sea of Vis

Croatia's sparkling island of Vis

Destination: Vis

Find out about shimmering seas, gastronomic treats and natural wonders. Then discover its fascinating history

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View of Dubrovnik's Old Town from Mount Srd

Cruise ship tourist's guide to Dubrovnik

by rfield

Destination: Croatia

Dubrovnik is one of the world’s top stops for cruise ships. 10,000 visitors a day leave these floating cities to see the Pearl of the Adriatic. Find out how to make the most of your time on dry land.

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Stradun, the main street in the Old Town (© Croatia National Tourist Office)

Dubrovnik: man the ramparts!

Destination: Dubrovnik

It's hard to believe that less than 20 years ago, much of Dubrovnik's Old Town was in ruins. These days, after massive restoration, it's the perfect place for a lazy city break

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There are hidden corners everywhere in Dubrovnik, just waiting to be

Wonder walls of Dubrovnik

Destination: Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik’s walled old town may be tiny, but you’ll find enough buried in its nooks and crannies to keep you occupied for days

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On holiday people have time to hang out and socialise, often in wonderful natural settings © Arch. Fran Marie I. Flores

How to find love on holiday

by PetaH

Destination: Australia

Every holiday has the potential for romance but perhaps your flirting skills are a little rusty, or need some fine-tuning? Professional flirt coach, Peta Heskell, offers advice

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Rab: the happy isle

Destination: Rab

Don't be put off by first impressions - the ferry port on Rab may not be a thing of beauty, but the rest of this Croatian holiday island is altogether lovelier

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City view (© Croatian National Tourist Board)

Off the tourist trail in Zagreb

Destination: Zagreb

Walk the cobbled lanes of the Croatian capital, Zagreb, to discover unexpected pleasures, from baroque buildings to fascinating museums and restaurants serving great food

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