croata necktie history

Cravate history & 10 interesting necktie facts

Croatia is home to the cravate, which is also its national cultural symbol. Even the word comes from the Croatian word for Croat (hrvat). So it’s no surprise that Croatia takes this tradition seriously! The country also boasts an academic institution to research the history of the necktie, a history that dates back to the Thirty Years’ War, when Croatian girls knotted scarves to tie knot around their lovers’ necks before they left for battle, as tokens of their devotion. The ties attracted the attention of the French cavalry and the look caught in trendy Paris, which developed the tie …

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Sailing in Croatia: 15+ destinations to see by boat

Sailing in Croatia along its eye-catching coastline is an amazing experience! The country’s tourism industry went up thanks to Croatia’s sailing and yachting industries. With over 1,000 islands and a 5,000 kilometer-long coastline, one can get an idea of the enchantment this land has to offer. So it’s no wonder that most travelers want to sail in Croatia! Location and weather conditions Croatia is located on the Adriatic Sea, opposite Italy, in the Northern Mediterranean Region. With a history dating over a thousand years back, it first appeared on the international map of Europe in 1992, following the break-up of …

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Discover Hvar Island in Croatia

Hvar Island in Croatia stretches 80 km from west to east in the Adriatic Sea on the Coast of Dalmatia. It’s a true paradise for its visitors. Travelers from all over the world go exploring all four major parts of Hvar Island, as its surprises are numerous and varied. Disclosure: Some of the links below are affiliate links. This means that at no extra cost to you, The Travel Bunny will earn a small commission if you click through and book Hvar accommodation. Thank you! A rose by any other name would smell as sweet During its lifetime, Hvar Island …

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Vacation in Croatia between the Alps & the Adriatic

A wonderful vacation in Croatia comes with hundreds of sparkling waterfalls, more than a thousand islands set in the blue of the sea, green mountain rivers and streams, virgin canyons, wild karst, and mellow plains. Nestled between the Alps and the Adriatic Sea, in the south-eastern part of Europe, Croatia fiercely protects eight national parks, ten nature parks, and a wide variety of special reserves. This amazing country has incredible plant life, birds, geological formations, and hydrological anomalies, all within a small but rich area that can be traveled by car from one end to the other in one day. …

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Pros and cons of traveling to Dubrovnik, Croatia

In this article, I will speak about the pros and cons of traveling to Dubrovnik, Croatia, as discovered during our short stay there. Dubrovnik was the place where I was going to part ways with Ana and Tim. I planned a two-night stay before taking the plane to Bucharest, with a short stop in Belgrade (Serbia). They, however, planned to drop me in Dubrovnik and skip it altogether, because it hadn’t sparked up their interest enough to add it to their list. Disclosure: Some of the links below are affiliate links. This means that at no extra cost to you, The …

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