Reader's Digest: 10 Surprising Must-Visit Foodie Destinations


The Canadian Reader's Digest portal included Croatia as well as its most renowned enogastronomic region of Istria among its top 10 world gastronomic destinations not to be missed.

In the article titled "10 Surprising Must-visit Foodie Destinations" written by the journalist Kat Tancock, Croatia has been set side by side with Jamaica, Germany, Peru, Burma, Georgia, Switzerland, New Zealand, Sri Lanka and Ireland. Tancock mentions France and Italy as the most popular culinary destinations.

The traveller should not miss the above countries, including Croatia, which surprise with their offer. She describes Croatia as a country between Italy, Central Europe and what used to be the Ottoman Empire, with rich and distinctive history as well as versatile gastronomic offer of its regions.

She especially recommends the visit to Istria, a bilingual region bordering with Slovenia and Italy with a strong gastronomic offer. She praises first-rate local products including sea fruit, olive oil, mushrooms, truffle and Istrian prosciutto as well as excellent wine and autochthonous liquors.




Praises from abroad to Istria

  • Best Olive Oil Region in the world 2016, 2017 and 2018

  • Istria 52 Places To Go In 2017

  • 10 Best European
    Wine Destinations 2016

  • 10 Best Wine Travel Destinations 2015

  • World's 2nd Best Olive Oil Region 2010 - 2015

  • Top 10 Valentine's Day Retreats 2014

Already receiving significant earned media in outlets such as National Geographic Traveler Huffington Post and mention in notable guidebooks like Lonely Planet, international journalists and tour operators alike continue the praise heaped upon the Istrian peninsula and all it has to offer making it one of the world's top destinations.