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November 16, 2014

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SÁRVÁR, meetologue 2014

PANNONIAN MELANCHOLY A visit to Hungary does not go by without thinking about the Pannonian Sea, that in ancient times covered today’s plain. Over time, it retreated and left in the lowest area what is now known as Lake Balaton. The Pannonian Sea left a rich legacy to the country in the form of oil, […]

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November 11, 2014

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OPATIJA, Meetologue 2014

VINTAGE MEETINGS The Queen of Croatian tourism can also in gloomy autumnal days surprise continentals with its sun and typical Austro-Hungarian patina. Opatija is also reminiscent of the elite places on the Côte d’Azur and seems that at the turn of the century it arose as a response to the fashion fads of Paris. If […]

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November 9, 2014

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BELGRADE, Meetologue 2014

A CITY THAT NEVER SLEEPS In recent years I have visited Belgrade several times, mostly for meeting purposes. At first glance, my association to Belgrade is related to a rich nightlife and general chaos. On the list of ten world cities with the best nightlife and cosmopolitan nature, it was included even by the famous […]

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November 8, 2014

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LOŠINJ AND CRES, Meetologue 2014

Mali Lošinj and Cres, the fragrant islands, are as magical in the winter as they are in summer. Viewed through the car windscreen, the gentle slopes towards the ferry port may seem innocuous, yet I remember how I once had to fight hard to conquer them on my bike with my ex-girlfriend and current wife. […]

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November 4, 2014

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ČATEŽ, Meetologue 2014

TOURIST GAZELLE  Almost not a year passes without a summit of Slovenian and Croatian politicians at the Mokrice castle. Just off the Croatian-Slovenian border the location has played host to a number of historical events. The idyllic setting of the castle with the golf course and castle park is the flagship of the region’s congress […]

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