European tourists have long known the immense possibilities of holidaying in beautiful Croatia: miles of unspoiled coastline, Roman ruins, medieval hilltop castles, and natural wonders, plus warm and welcoming people. Hailed as the "new Riviera " by the New York Times, over 10 million tourists from all over the world visit Croatia each year. With a special focus on the Croatian language, this indispensable guide contains: Detailed information on the culture and attractions of Zagreb, continental Croatia, the coast, and islands; A language section covering basic vocabulary, helpful phrases, and pronunciation of Croatian; A special section on dining, with details about restaurants and local specialities; eight pages of colour photographs and maps.
Robert Niebuhr is a university instructor of modern European history, politics, and south-Slavic language. A specialist in South-eastern Europe, Niebuhr has lived and studied in Bosnia- Herzegovina, Croatia, and Serbia. He currently resides and teaches in the Boston area. Bernd Schreak makes his career in law, but has lived and travelled extensively in Croatia and Hungary studying business, culture, and language. He resides in Austria."