Did you know?
That Croatia has 1,244 islands?
That the Dalmatian dog originates from Dalmatia, Croatia’s sunniest region?
That Alfred Hitchcock fell in love with the sunset in Zadar and called it „the most beautiful sunset in the World “?
That cravat, the symbol of culture and elegance, originates from Croatia? It used to be a part of the uniform of the Croatian soldiers and they spread it across Europe in the 17th century.
That Marco Polo, the famous world traveler, was allegedly born on Korcula Island? There are people on the island today that still bear the same family name.
That Agatha Christie spent her honeymoon in Dubrovnik? And, that the one-time Republic of Dubrovnik was the first country to recognize the United States of America?
That George Bernard Shaw, the only person to have been awarded both a Nobel Prize in Literature (1925) and an Academy Award (1938), upon his visit to Dubrovnik in 1929 said: “If you want to see Heaven on Earth, come to Dubrovnik”.
That Slovenia is home to the oldest wine in the world? Although it is over four hundred years old, its Žametna Črnina grapes still produce 25 liters of wine each year.
That one of the most important front lines in World War I ran across Slovene territory of Soca valley? This was graphically described by Ernest Hemingway in his famous “A Farewell to Arms”.
That Montenegro hides the longest sandy beach and the only fiord in Mediterranean?
That in 2008 Belgrade has been proclaimed Europe’s best nightlife city by The Times and CNN?