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Driving through Croatia: can someone tell me where I took this photo?

On the E65 interchange north of Stupica...
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Where can I get a typhoid vaccination in Zagreb?

I ended up getting a typhoid shot at the Zagreb city-run Andrija Stampar Teaching Institute of Public Health (Croatian: Zavod za javno zdravstvo "Dr. Andrija Štampar", link to official website). The ...
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Is trekking safe in south Slavic countries?

You should go. I've never been to Montenegro, but I have been to various places in Dalmatia, and I have spent a good deal of time in and around Sarajevo, where my mother in law lives. I'm not sure ...
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Travelling from Venice to Budapest, making a stop in Croatia

The question has basically already been answered in the comments, but here we go, also with a few possibilities to solve the problem. If you are correct with your statement in the question, that you ...
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Is trekking safe in south Slavic countries?

I have not "trekked" through the Balkans but I have cycled unaccompanied with no support through Croatia, Bosnia, Montenegro, Albania and Macedonia and found the people very friendly and helpful and ...
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How do I get to/from Korcula/Dubrovnik in October?

There are two options for ferries from Dubrovnik to Korčula: You probably have found the time table from Jadrolinija. You are right that they currently don't run their ferry off-season, but only ...
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Denied entry in Croatia Border

If I were you I'd take €100 or €200 cash from a bank in Bosnia. You won't get a great exchange rate but you will save having to get around Croatia. If you can't find a bank, use a foreign exchange ...
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Do Croatia, Serbia and Romania still stamp passports (travel from the EU)?

I only have anecdotal evidence for you as a Croat who frequently travels with a foreign non-euro passport through ex-Yugo countries. On some of the land borders the agents get quite lazy and will ...
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Do Croatia, Serbia and Romania still stamp passports (travel from the EU)?

For Croatia and Romania, it depends on your citizenship and possibly on your country of residence and a few other details but not really on where you are currently travelling from. These two ...
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Train Journey into Croatia from Italy

You are indeed looking way too far in advance for European rail planners. Train timetables in Europe change twice a year (mid-December and mid-June) and are published a few weeks before, depending on ...
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Can I travel to Croatia with single-entry Schengen visa?

No, you cannot. Unfortunately the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs in Croatia clearly states that you need a multiple entry visa in order to do so. In line with the Government’s decision, ...
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Olive oil pricing in Croatia

The premium you paid is due due to buying it in the Resort/Hotel shop. While that markup is pretty high, it is nearly universal that you will pay noticeably more in the Resort/Hotel shop than on the ...
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Do I really have to register with the police when staying with a friend in Croatia?

EU-Bürger müssen sich bei einem Aufenthalt von bis zu 90 Tagen nicht mehr bei den örtlichen Behörden registrieren lassen. source: http://www.auswaertiges-amt.de/DE/Laenderinformationen/00-SiHi/Nodes/...
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After a 90-days stay at France within 180 days, can I still visit Croatia?

Staying in Croatia does indeed not count towards your Schengen stay. Official source: Stays in Bulgaria, Croatia, Ireland, Romania, Cyprus and the United Kingdom shall not be taken into account ...
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Zagreb - Belgrade train schedules

You can find the schedules via the website of the Serbian Railways. Note that you have to use the Serbian spelling of Belgrade, i.e. BEOGRAD:
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Croatia & Bosnia-Herzegovina Border between Split - Dubrovnik

This is exactly the concern I had this past summer (July 2015). There is a bus that goes through that part of Bosnia-Hezergovina, but that involves border crossings that I decided to avoid given that ...
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Can you buy bus tickets on the spot in Split and Plitvice, Croatia?

There are many private bus companies on both the routes from Split to Plitivice and from Plitvice to Zagreb. Buses in Croatia normally don't sell out, though they may in particularly busy travel ...
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Indian citizen: do I need a Croatia/Bosnia/Montenegro visa if I have a Schengen visa?

Bosnia & Herzegovina Foreigners who have multiple Schengen visa or European Union member state visa or residence permit of the Schengen Agreement country or European Union member state, if for ...
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Olive oil pricing in Croatia

Here is price example in a sales catalog of Konzum's, Croatia's largest supermarket chain. direkt link to the catalog So, the normal price is 55 kn which is about 7,4 euro (or about 10 euro per ltr)...
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Pula to Trieste by Bus - Immigration check?

The entry into the Schengen area is at the border from Croatia to Slovenia, so here you will get a Slovene Schengen entry stamp, and sometimes a Croatian departure stamp. Passengers on buses are ...
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How to use a 2 part bathroom where the urinal and toilet are separate?

Urinoirs usually don't have any locks - if you just need to do № 1 use the urinal if you are comfortable with that. If you need to do № 2, or if you are uncomfortable with urinals, use the real ...
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Do I need a Schengen visa to reach Neum from Sarajevo?

If you have (or will rent) your own car, it is possible to drive Highway 17.3 between Neum and Hutovo (from which you can proceed to Mostar or other parts of BiH) without entering Croatia. This is ...
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Croatia, passport-free travel: as of 2014, still separate from Schengen Area?

Croatia is still not part of the Schengen area. The border between Croatia and, say, Slovenia or Hungary is treated as an external border and you should get an exit stamp, which also means the time ...
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Croatia to Ljubljana (Slovenia) for U.S. citizens ok?

As said by Michael Hampton, no additional documents other than passports are necessary for you, so: Yes, unless you come with a truck etc. (content check), it´s as easy as it can get. Take (one of) ...
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Croatian entry stamp with no exit stamp: will this cause problems?

No, it shouldn't be a problem. What you describe is normal procedure. Of course, Kenyan border officials can ask you questions if they're suspicious about something, but most likely they are not even ...
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Are the border checkpoints in Neum (Croatia-Bosnia) joint checkpoints?

The crossings in Neum, or to be more specific, Klek border crossing and Zaton Doli border crossing, are normal joint border crossings. It means, that both countries have booths on each crossing, ...
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Getting from Split, Croatia to Venice, Italy

I traveled in Croatia last fall, and like you wanted to get from the Dalmatian coast to Italy. We ended up flying, but another option is taking the ferry which runs from Split to Ancona, Italy a few ...
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When does my travel within Schengen start

When you arrive at Frankfurt from India and immediately continue on a flight to Croatia, you will not enter the Shengen area as part of that transit. You will stay in the international transit area of ...
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Do I need a visa for Croatia?

Timatic, the database used by airline staff states the following: The following are exempt from holding a visa: Passengers with a double or multiple entry "C" visa, valid for all Schengen ...
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