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[15 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]

The Rijeka museum of old computers Peek&Poke has found itself in the respected company of top attractions of European capitals such as Barcelona, Milan, Rome, Berlin and London, the beaches of Ibiza and the Venetian lagoons.
Peek&Poke was included among the 50 best European destinations in the recently published 50th edition of the low budget airline Ryanair magazine, coming in at number 19.
Under the title «Geek it up in Rijeka», the lifestyle-magazine of Ryanair reports how in Peek&Poke, a museum dedicated to computers, children can investigate old machines which were once …

Guide, Tourism »

[10 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]

Spring in Rijeka offers numerous international events, but the most important one is the 18th International festival of Small Theatres (3-11 May). This festival of Rijeka is one of the favourite gathering events of theatre enthusiasts who nurture an unconventional approach to this art. Its name is a sign of provocation and curiosity on the international scene. Independent theatre production has been popular for a number of years, which has been recognized by the public, so it is not surprising that some of the best theatre plays of today are …

General, Tourism »

[9 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]

The Museum of the City of Rijeka has recently set up an exhibition on the first 100 years of Rijeka torpedoes –a superb and complex accomplishment of Rijeka`s inventors, technicians, and industrialists. The exhibition, which will be opened until mid-September this year, is the first step towards the museum collection – the ‘Museum of Industrial Heritage, Economy and Transport.
The story of the torpedo begins in the 1860s when Rijeka was rapidly evolving industrially and became a modern European city.
The inventor of the torpedo was Giovanni Luppis, born in Rijeka and …

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[8 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]

Rijeka airport will this year be linked with a large number of European cities thanks to its cooperation with several airlines. Ryanair will be connecting Rijeka with London and Stockholm, and the Croatian national air carrier Croatia Airlines will also have direct flights to London. Skandjet will open lines for Stockholm and Gothenburg, Novaturs will fly to Riga, Ascentravel to Moscow, and a connection to Bucharest is being established.
Pula will be linked by air to Barcelona this summer. The Spanish budget air- carrier Vueling will fly to Pula from late …