Europa 2017 – Castles

Croatia – VELIKI TABOR – Rattkay Family Castle-Burg Veliki Tabor is a castle-burg from the era of feudalism. It is one of the best maintained renaissance burgs (castle-burgs) in Croatia from the late middle ages. What makes Veliki Tabor special isRead More

Bridges and Viaducts

Croatia – LIMSKA DRAGA VIADUCT The Lim Channel bay cuts deep into the mainland along the Limska Draga valley and extends for a length of 9 km, all the way to the City of Pazin. Around the 4th kilometre from the endRead More

Famous Croats

Croatia – Motifs: Zinka Kunc, Frano Supilo, Faust Vran?i? The stamps have been issued in 20-stamp sheets, and there is also a First Day Cover (FDC) issued by Croatia Post. Zinka Kunc Milanov, a soprano and one of the greatest PrimaRead More

Easter 2017

Croatia – Food Blessing  On the Easter Saturday afternoon, during the evening of Resurrection or the Easter morning, it is nice to watch dotted groups of people with covered baskets gather around churches to one of Dul?i?’s beats and tunes. However,Read More

World Poetry Day

Croatia – The World Poetry Day is celebrated on March 21 and was declared by UNESCO in 1999. Its purpose is to promote reading, writing, publishing and interpretation of poetry around the world and to, as set forth in UNESCO’s decisionRead More

Croatian Fauna- Bats

Croatia – Blasius’s horseshoe bat, Rhinolophus blasii Peters, 1866 A bat from the horseshoe bat family (Rhinolophidae) which all have a characteristic skin growths that distinguish them from other families and each other. Blasius’s horseshoe bat is the rarest species ofRead More

Croatian Ethnographic Heritage 2017

Croatia – Zlarin Zlarin is a small island in the Šibenik archipelago. It is also called the “coral island“ due to the development of harvesting and processing of white and red corals that began in the 15th  century. Even though small inRead More

Children’s World – Pets – Terrarium

Croatia – GREEN IGUANA Iguana iguana Iguana is native to Central and North America and is found in various colors, depending on the site, but the basic and most common is green. During the 19th century, sailors began to bring themRead More

Saint Valentine’s Day

Croatia – The celebration of love, not just infatuation!!! The famous Plato once wrote: ‘At the touch of love, everyone becomes a poet.’ Love is probably the topic on which verses and lofty words were written more than on any otherRead More

Eurasian Griffon

Croatia – Stamps have been issued in a common 16-stamp sheet and there is also First Day Cover (FDC) issued by Croatian Post. In cooperation with the World Wildlife Fund – WWF Croatian Post has issued four commemorative postage stamps with theRead More