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Go to Plitvice Lakes, Croatia. Right Now.

Carolyn Dickson | Posted 02.05.2016 | Travel
Carolyn Dickson

People always refer to "love at first sight" in regards to meeting someone for the first time. Your heart starts racing, your palms get sweaty, knees ...

What Actually Is Success?

Fani Stipkovic | Posted 02.03.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Fani Stipkovic

It's taken a lot of work to distinguish a work/private time balance. I've felt so drained in certain situations that only with strong spiritual training and embracing the simple values surrounding my career gives me the inner strength and peace to continue forward.

Get the F*ck Out of Town: A Story for Tired Entrepreneurs.

Alona Elkayam | Posted 01.21.2016 | Business
Alona Elkayam

To my fellow entrepreneurs for your strong conviction into the unknown, I honor you.

EU Fences of Disunity

Tihomir Kukolja | Posted 01.19.2016 | World
Tihomir Kukolja

Two months ago the Slovenian government decided to fence Slovenia off from Croatia using many miles of barbed wire. It was done, supposedly, to protect the sovereignty of the Slovenian territory from the mass inflows of refugees from Croatia.

Refugee Kids Completely Own Serbian Cops In Playful Snowball Fight

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 01.07.2016 | Good News

There might be a lot of snow in this clip, but the interaction between these kids and police officers will warm your heart right up.  A v...

Why You Should Sail the Croatian Coast

College Tourist | Posted 12.29.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

Not only is Croatia an incredibly gorgeous country, but the whole experience of sailing from town to town in a ship made the trip unforgettable. Here are a few reasons why I think you should consider booking a cruise down the coast of Croatia as your next European adventure.

This Poor Guy's Pants Fell Down In Front Of The Croatian President

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 12.09.2015 | World

Have you ever had that dream where you show up to an important event... only to realize you forgot to put on clothes? Well, that nightmare came close ...

Courageous Refugees, Cowardly Politicians

Donna McKay | Posted 11.19.2015 | World
Donna McKay

At a time when these courageous individuals need the world's protection the most, many politicians are using the Paris attacks for political gain, introducing hateful policies they don't even have the authority to implement.

Do U.S. & EU Now Need Bosnia as Partner Even More Than Vice Versa?

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 11.17.2015 | World
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

Rather than be source of creating false barriers between the U.S. and BiH, we must move beyond the Dayton Accords, regardless of how we judge it historically, to the next level of advancement of shared strategic interests and political values.

Slovenia and the Refugee Crisis (Video Coverage)

Chaker Khazaal | Posted 11.14.2015 | World
Chaker Khazaal

This month, I embarked on a journey to seek out candles of hope amidst the darkness: Love Under Bullets, a project debuting in 2016 where I share love stories from conflict areas.

My Trip to Help Refugees in Europe

William Spear | Posted 10.28.2015 | World
William Spear

Europe has quickly become a tinderbox, tense and volatile without leadership and consensus, burdened by struggling economies made worse by the demands of millions of refugees seeking opportunity.

Liberland: An Interview With Founder Vit Jedlicka

Lan Anh Vu | Posted 10.21.2015 | World
Lan Anh Vu

Vit Jedlicka is the founder and President of the Free Republic of Liberland. On April 13, 2015, Liberland was founded by Jedlicka and two fellow libertarians and is located on seven square kilometers of unclaimed land along the Croatian and Serbian border.

7 Devastating Photos that Depict Harsh Realities of the Migrant and Refugee Trail

Vocativ | Posted 10.21.2015 | World
Vocativ

Images circulating on Instagram captured images of wet children chilled to the bone and their parents exasperated and desperate to move on with their journey.

As Borders In West Balkans Tighten, Migrants And Refugees Left Stranded

AP | Alexandra Ma | Posted 10.19.2015 | World

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Migrants Diverted To New Routes After Hungary Shuts Border

Reuters | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 10.17.2015 | World

Migrants streaming across the Balkans reached Slovenia on Saturday, diverted overnight by the closure of Hungary's border with Croatia in the latest ...

A Syrian Band Forced To Leave Its Homeland Finds An Audience In Croatia

HuffPost Arabi | Hadeel Arja | Posted 09.28.2015 | World

"In the dark, only victims and prisoners survive, and the free soul builds nations," are lyrics that echoed across the Croatian border, as a guar...

Serbia Compares Croatia To Nazis

Reuters | Alana Horowitz | Posted 09.24.2015 | World

ZAGREB/BELGRADE, Sept 24 (Reuters) - Former Yugoslav foes Serbia and Croatia traded embargoes and insults on Thursday in the latest fallout from Euro...

Migrant Trail Ends Where It Begins

Ben Barber | Posted 09.22.2015 | World
Ben Barber

If the migrants seek a life with respect and dignity, as they tell reporters, it cannot be founded on the backs of a human wave of misery.

Report From The Serbia-Croatia Border: The Refugee Crisis In Europe Is Getting Worse

Christoph Asche | Posted 09.18.2015 | World
Christoph Asche

Border security won't let anyone cross, not even Croatian citizens. "It's crazy, what's happening here," says a Croatian truck driver. "What does this have to do with Europe? I'm not even allowed to return to my own country."

Croatia Can No Longer Accept Refugees, But They're On Their Way There Anyway

HuffPost Germany | Christoph Asche | Posted 09.18.2015 | World

The small Hungarian village of Roszke, which is located on the border with Serbia, has for weeks been the main venue for the refugee crisis in Eur...

Croatia Begins To Turn Away Refugees

AP | Alana Horowitz | Posted 09.18.2015 | World

TOVARNIK, Croatia (AP) — Faced with thousands of migrants streaming in, Croatia declared Friday it was overwhelmed and would tell thos...

Croatia Replaces Hungary As Europe's Newest Transit Country For Refugees Headed To Germany

HuffPost Germany | Christoph Asche | Posted 09.17.2015 | World

TOVARNIK, Croatia -- The plastic bag Said is holding has been torn, and with every step he takes, nuts slide through its two holes. Said doesn’t...

Croatia Worries Refugees May Run Into Minefields

Reuters | Eline Gordts | Posted 09.16.2015 | World

ZAGREB, Sept 16 (Reuters) - Croatian demining experts have been sent to a border area where migrants began crossing on foot from Serbia on Wednesday,...

5 Affordable Off-Peak Destinations Worth a Visit This Fall

Oyster | Posted 09.09.2015 | Travel
Oyster

Many associate the end of summer with the return to the grind -- but it doesn't have to be so! As professional vacationers (hey, it actually can be a lot of work -- and someone's got to do it), we here at Oyster.com would beg to differ.

A Balkan Roadtrip Along the Adriatic Sea

Rachel Stern | Posted 08.25.2015 | Travel
Rachel Stern

For a pick-me-up, try the intense Bosnian coffee, an espresso-sized concoction with a robust flavor -- which to some will equate to being bitter and thick as mud.