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Best places to eat near Vatican City

There are a handful of religious sites around the world that every traveler should see, regardless of their beliefs or background. Vatican City is one of those. While you walk on the holy cobblestones, however, you’re far more likely to hear echoes of vendors barking “tickets” and “skip the line” than you are to hear angels singing soothing melodies. But if you know where to look, the Roman area around the Vatican offers secluded beauty, incredible food, and locations where you can take some ...
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2 injured as stormy winds, rain pound Balkans

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Stormy winds have uprooted trees, knocked over traffic lights and disrupted traffic in Croatia, injuring two people and prompting authorities to advise people to stay indoors. Police said Monday that two pedestrians were injured in the capital, Zagreb, where the wind hurled around garbage containers and market stalls, blew the roof […]
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Croatian authorities urge caution during windy weather

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Croatian authorities have advised people to stay indoors Monday after two pedestrians were injured in the capital Zagreb during storms that uprooted trees and brought down traffic lights. Authorities have restricted traffic on several roads in the country and warned of landslide danger. The gusts were reported to have reached 150 […]
Tags: News, Nation, Zagreb, Zagreb Croatia

Italian ferry with 250 on board has problems in Adriatic

An Italian ferry carrying 250 passengers and 92 crew members has experienced technical problems while on its way to the Croatian port of Split on the Adriatic coast.
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The 30 most underrated tourist attractions in Europe

The list includes the Museum of Broken Relationships in Zagreb and the world's smallest restaurant [Author: Cathy Adams]
Tags: Europe, Zagreb, Museum of Broken Relationships, Cathy Adams

The best Balkans road trip itinerary

If you want an affordable road trip that takes you through several countries and a diversity of cultures in a relatively short time, the Balkans are the ultimate destination. Unless you’re daunted by changing currencies or multiple languages, this area of Eastern Europe is the perfect place to have an epic vacation on a budget. Composed of Albania, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro, Kosovo, North Macedonia, Moldova, Serbia, and Slovenia, the Balkans region might sound vast...
Tags: Travel, Danube, Italy, Serbia, Slovenia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Albania, Iceland, Kosovo, King, Mediterranean, Montenegro, Dubrovnik, Zagreb, Eastern Europe

Ex-Croatia PM jailed after court ups his corruption sentence

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — A top Croatian court has increased to six years the corruption sentence against former Prime Minister Ivo Sanader and ordered his immediate imprisonment. Sanader was transferred to a Zagreb prison on Thursday evening after the court upheld prosecutors’ appeal of the 2017 sentence of four and one-half years in prison for […]
Tags: News, Nation, Croatia, Zagreb, Zagreb Croatia, Ivo Sanader, Sanader

Por actos de racismo, Dinamo de Zagreb jugará sin público

NYON, Suiza (AP) — La UEFA ordenó que el Dínamo de Zagreb juegue a puerta cerrada un partido de la próxima campaña de torneos continentales, como sanción por los actos racistas que protagonizaron sus seguidores durante la Liga Europa.
Tags: News, Zagreb, Nyon, Dinamo de Zagreb, Suiza AP

Soldeu El Tarter 2019 Alpine Skiing World Cup Finals. Men's Giant Slalom and Slalom Preview

Tomorrow the Competition moves to Soldeu to the Avet Piste for the Technical Events. In 2012 it was chosen to host the races for the Ladies Alpine Ski World Cup. For the 2019 Alpine Ski World Cup finals, the finish area has been modified with an incredible skiable platform at the bottom of the Avet course and the town of Soldeu.It is 1.259 meters long (GS course) / 571 (SL), with a vertical drop of 416 (GS) / 193 (SL) meters and an average gradient of 37% and a maximum gradient of 70%.The co...
Tags: Sport, Skiing, Switzerland, Lindsey Vonn, ARE, Andorra, Zagreb, Kitzbuhel, Bansko, Meribel, Marcel Hirscher, Henrik Kristoffersen, Kristoffersen, Wengen, Hirscher, Ingemar Stenmark

Croatian journalists rally for media freedom in EU country

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Several hundred Croatian journalists have rallied in the capital Zagreb against what they say is pressure on journalists and curbing of media freedoms in the European Union country. The gathering on Saturday dubbed “You took over media, we won’t give up journalism,” was organized by the Croatian Journalists’ Association in protest […]
Tags: Business, News, Eu, European Union, Nation, Zagreb, Croatia AP, Croatian Journalists Association

Football: Former Dinamo Zagreb boss faces new charges

Zagreb (AFP) – Croatia’s fugitive football strongman Zdravko Mamic was hit with new charges Thursday of embezzling more than two million euros ($2.3 million) from his Zagreb team, prosecutors and local media said.  Mamic, the... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Croatia, Dinamo Zagreb, Zagreb, Afp, Zdravko Mamic, Mamic

Solo Female Travel in Europe: Complete Travel and Safety Guide

Kate in Copenhagen Looking to travel solo in Europe? You’ve come to the right place! My name is Kate and I teach women how to travel the world safely on their own. While I’m American and I travel all over the world, I’ve spent the most time in Europe. Several years, when you add it all up. I have traveled to every single country in Europe and have lived in two of them (Italy and the UK). This continent has given me so many happy travel memories and I want you to have them, too. And yet…you have...
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Lovesick on Valentine's? Museum of broken hearts has the antidote

Forget romantic dinners and roses, the place to be on Valentine's Day is Zagreb's Museum of Broken Relationships, a paean to personal objects and stories of heartbreak. From a toaster to an exercise bike and a pair of lacy bras, the small museum imbues seemingly ordinary objects with meaning through captions that detail their role in the unravelling of relationships around the world. The museum was buzzing Thursday, Valentine's Day, with groups of friends and also some couples who seeking out ...
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Japanese women favored to continue Four Continents figure skating domination at Honda Center

After coming home from a second straight Olympic Games without a medal in either the men’s or women’s competitions, a sense of promise and excitement has re-energized American figure skating this winter. World champion Nathan Chen, still just 19, won his third consecutive U.S. title last month with a performance so dominant that his overall score of 342.22 was 58 points more than runner-up Vincent Zhou and his free skate mark of 228.80 was higher than the total score for 14 of the 20 skaters in ...
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Croatia court clears Lovren of perjury charges

Zagreb (AFP) – A Croatian court said on Monday it had dropped perjury charges against Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren, who was accused of giving false testimony in a major football-related corruption trial. Lovren, 29, was... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Liverpool, Croatia, Dejan Lovren, Zagreb, Afp, Lovren

Liverpool's Dejan Lovren has perjury charges against him in Croatia dropped

Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren was charged with giving false testimony in a trial against one of his former clubs. A Croatian court has dropped charges of perjury against Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren. In September, Lovren was charged with false testimony in a trial against officials at Dinamo Zagreb, one of the centre-back's former clubs. But the Zagreb municipal court "rejected the indictment ... against Lovren," on Jan. 25, according to a tribunal statement, as cited by AFP. However, ...
Tags: Football, Sport, Story, Liverpool, Real Madrid, Croatia, Dejan Lovren, Dinamo Zagreb, Luka Modric, Zagreb, Afp, Lovren

Marco Schwarz Wins Alpine Combined in Wengen

The first Audi FIS Ski World Cup alpine combined of the 2019 season took place today in Wengen. Due to the weather forecast, the jury had decided to switch the daily program and to start with the slalom run, followed by the downhill starting shortly above the Hundschopf.Today's race went to Austria's Marco Schwarz. The slalom whiz laid down an impressive downhill run and was able to defend his lead from the slalom, skiing to his first alpine combined victory in career. This comes only 18 days...
Tags: Sport, Austria, Skiing, Switzerland, Fis, Zagreb, Oslo, Wengen, Grindelwald, Victor Muffat-Jeandet, Adelboden, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, International Lauberhorn, Jungfrau Region, Ski Paradise, Alexis Pinturault

9th win for Marcel Hirscher in Adelboden

The slalom showdown from Adelboden took place today under continuous snowfall but whatever the conditions, Marcel Hirscher seems to master the Chuenisbärgli the best. He took his 67th World Cup win ahead of Clément Noel and Henrik Kristoffersen.Like in the last Audi FIS Ski World Cup in Zagreb, Marco Schwarz laid down the fastest second run but couldn't bring it down in the second leg. This opened the door for the podium, and as usual, Marcel Hirscher pushed hard to ski the fastest splits from t...
Tags: Sport, Skiing, Switzerland, Fis, Zagreb, Marcel Hirscher, Henrik Kristoffersen, Pyeongchang, Ski Switzerland, Adelboden, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, Alpine Skiing, Slalom, Kitzbuehel, Marco Schwarz

Israel fighter jet sale to Croatia fails after US objections

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Croatia’s defense minister says Israel has failed to overcome U.S. objections to a plan to sell 12 used fighter jets to Croatia and the $500 million deal will likely be canceled. Damir Krsticevic spoke after a meeting with Israeli defense officials in Zagreb on Thursday. Israel reached a tentative deal to […]
Tags: Business, News, Israel, US, Nation, Croatia, Zagreb, Zagreb Croatia, Damir Krsticevic

5th Crown for Marcel Hirscher in Zagreb

The “slalom month” has started in Zagreb with the first of five classical slaloms to take place in January. Great conditions awaited the slalom skiers on Sljeme and Marcel Hirscher is the one that handled it the best today and crowned himself “Snow King of Zagreb” for the fifth time.Young gun Marco Schwarz, who just claimed his maiden World Cup victory in the city event in Oslo, laid down a flawless first run and took the lead, ahead of his teammates Marcel Hirscher and Manuel Feller. Unfortunat...
Tags: Sport, Skiing, Croatia, Zagreb, Oslo, Marcel Hirscher, Wengen, Garmisch, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, Slalom, Alexis Pinturault, Marco Schwarz, Manuel Feller, Sljeme, Medvednica

Marcel Hirscher back to winning ways in Zagreb

While Mikaela Shiffrin is dominating women's ski racing, Marcel Hirscher continues to cement his legacy as the greatest male racer of his generation -- if not all time.
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Schwarz leads Austrian top-3 result in 1st run of slalom

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Marco Schwarz led an Austrian sweep of the top three in the opening run of a men’s World Cup slalom on Sunday. Five days after winning his first World Cup at a city event in Oslo, Schwarz timed 51.80 seconds on the Crveni Spust course and was 0.37 seconds faster than […]
Tags: News, Sports, Zagreb, Schwarz, Marco Schwarz, Croatia AP, Oslo Schwarz

4th Crown for Mikaela Shiffrin in Zagreb

Mikaela Shiffrin was in a league of her own today as she clocked the fastest time in Zagreb and won the race by 1.25 seconds ahead of Petra Vlhova (second after skiing the fastest second run). In third place today came Wendy Holdener by finishing 1.75 seconds behind the winner Shiffrin.Mikaela Shiffrin has been almost unbeatable, winning the five slalom races of the season. Her confidence is so big at the moment, which allows her to ski very aggressive and faster than everyone else. She just re...
Tags: Sport, Skiing, Switzerland, Croatia, Zagreb, Oslo, Mikaela Shiffrin, Wendy Holdener, Shiffrin, Vlhova, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, Petra Vlhova, Slalom, Sljeme, Medvednica

American skier Shiffrin takes big 1st-run lead in slalom

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin dominated the opening run of a women’s World Cup slalom on Saturday, opening up a big lead of more than a second. The American was the only racer to clock a run time of less than a minute on the Crveni Spust course when she led Wendy Holdener of […]
Tags: News, Sports, Zagreb, Mikaela Shiffrin, Wendy Holdener, Shiffrin, Croatia AP, Crveni Spust

Croatia gives Israel deadline on F-16 jets delivery

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Croatia has urged Israel to say whether it can carry out a deal to deliver 12 used F-16 fighter jets or the purchase will be annulled. Croatia’s Defense Ministry said Thursday it needs an answer by Jan. 11. The tentative $500 million deal to buy the upgraded F-16 Barak fighter jets […]
Tags: News, Israel, Nation, Croatia, Zagreb, Defense Ministry, Barak, Croatia AP

Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup Continues in Zagreb

Next weekend, the first one of the new year, the world’s top male and female skiers will gather in Zagreb for the Audi FIS Ski World Cup "Snow Queen Trophy" 2019 races, which will take place on Saturday and Sunday, 5 and 6 January 2019, respectively. Sljeme's "Crveni spust" Slalom course in Zagreb is ready for the Ladies and Men's races. The Snow Queen Trophy races have been taking place since 2005. That year the Croatian Ski Association (HSS) organized the first ladies’ World Cup slalom race, t...
Tags: Sport, Skiing, Croatia, Audi, Fis, Zagreb, Marcel Hirscher, Mikaela Shiffrin, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, Sljeme, Medvednica, Vip Snow Queen Trophy, 2018-2019 Winter Season, Croatian Ski Association HSS, Zagreb Ski Area

Modric adds Croatian sportsman of the year to his 2018 collection

Zagreb (AFP) – Luka Modric added to his collection of awards after a successful 2018 when he was named Croatian sportsman of the year on Wednesday. Sandra Perkovic, five times European champion in discus, won... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Luka Modric, Zagreb, Afp, Modric, Sandra Perkovic

Zagreb city guide: Where to eat, drink shop and stay in Croatia's capital

Cafe culture, quirky museums and year-round charm abound [Author: Kristin Amico]
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Croatia unveils monument to late wartime leader Tudjman

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Croatia has unveiled a monument to late leader Franjo Tudjman, who led the country to independence from the former Yugoslavia but has also been criticized for his nationalist policies. Top Croatian officials attended the ceremony in Zagreb on Monday that marked the 19th anniversary of Tudjman’s death. President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic said […]
Tags: News, Croatia, Zagreb, Yugoslavia, Kolinda Grabar Kitarovic, Franjo Tudjman, Tudjman, Nation & World, Nation & World Politics, Croatia AP

Croatia arrest 13 people suspected of smuggling migrants

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Police in Croatia have detained 13 people suspected of smuggling migrants who are trying to reach Western Europe through the Balkans. Police said Friday that they are searching for one more suspect accused of smuggling at least 119 migrants in and out of Croatia from late July until mid-October. The statement […]
Tags: News, Croatia, Zagreb, Western Europe, Nation & World, Croatia AP, Balkans Police