Abandoned Croatia: Former Torpedo Launch Station in Rijeka

Abandoned Croatia: Former Torpedo Launch Station in Rijeka

You wouldn’t know it these days, but this rickety pile of concrete and wood on the outskirts of Rijeka, Croatia’s third-largest city, was once the most important location in the world for the development of maritime weaponry. To be more specific, it was the birthplace...
In Photos: Street Art in Sisak, Croatia

In Photos: Street Art in Sisak, Croatia

An unexpected bonus of our brief stay in Sisak was finding some fantastic street art. We hadn’t planned to go street art hunting in Sisak; in fact, we hadn’t planned to go to Sisak at all. But during our spomenik-hunting road trip last autumn, we made a...
Abandoned Croatia: Hotel Marina Lučica near Primošten

Abandoned Croatia: Hotel Marina Lučica near Primošten

If driving north along Croatia’s Adriatic Coast from Split to Primošten, you’ll easily spot the popular vantage point on the left-hand side of the road just before you get to Primošten. It offers a perfect panoramic vista of what is, arguably, North Dalmatia’s...
Abandoned Croatia: Brestovac Sanatorium

Abandoned Croatia: Brestovac Sanatorium

Situated on the outskirts of Zagreb, Brestovac Sanatorium is a dilapidated and atmospheric set of ruined buildings that looked particularly enchanting on the lovely autumn day we chose to visit the place. Many abandoned buildings we explore have stories attached to...

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