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Vis picked for Renewable Energy Project

Is this what the population of Vis and its tourist visitors want to see on Vis? As a simple foreigner, who has been privileged to own a house on this (so far) unspoilt paradise island for the past 14 years, the answer is NO! (see report by Total Croatia News.)

First International Regatta Croatia arrives Vis 7th August

First International Regatta Croatia will present a splendid spectacle when they arrive from Pakleni Islands (off Hvar), in time for serious partying at Fort George - see Those staying in our house will enjoy both!

Underwater photography Cup on Biševo island, off Vis

reports Nikolina Demark of Total Croatia News. The competition, which has been staged for the last 40 years, will run from 29th September to 1st October. Biševo has been chosen to mark the 50th anniversary of Medvidina cave, the Green cave, Ravnik island and Stiniva...

Condé Nast Traveller chooses Vis as No 1

... of their eight best Croatian islands -  ... because: "Vis was closed off from foreign visitors until 1989, when it ceased being a military base for the Yugoslav army. As a result, this island—the furthest from...

Recriminations in Greece as it Loses Sequel Production of Mamma Mia

The blame game is well under way in Greece - reports  The PappasPost - as reports have emerged from the tiny Croatian island of Vis that it will host the filming of the sequel of the popular film Mamma Mia— instead of Greece, where the original film was shot.

Croatian Recipes: Viška Pogača – Pie from Vis Island

CroatiaWeek reports that  Viška pogača, or pogača from the island of Vis, is a type of baked bread pie, similar to focaccia filled with anchovies or salty fish, onions and depending on which part of the island, tomatoes. They also provide a recipe. This local...

Jet2Holidays announces new routes to Split for 2018

Total Croatia News reports that Jet2 has announced a new route to Split for 2018 – twice weekly from 30 April until 4 November from East Midlands, Birmingham and Stansted. Further evidence of the increasing popularity of the Dalmatian coast as holiday destination...

KLM now offers flights from Amsterdam to Split

CroatiaWeek reports that KLM now flies between Amsterdam & Split twice weekly on Saturdays and Sundays, increasing to six times weekly from 9 July 2017. Using a Boeing 737-700, they will fly daily (except Saturdays).