Having named Hvar in its 46 must-see destinations for 2013, The New York Times love affair with the island of lavender and sun continues, with another positive piece about Hvar.
A Croatian Island's Day in the Sun
Hvar, an island in the Adriatic Sea off Croatia’s Dalmatian coast, is in many ways a contradiction. As a visitor, you might wake up and hike across brambly hillsides to a medieval ghost town, and by sundown be drinking infused cocktails while dancing to techno music. It’s an island where opulent hotels continue to sprout up across the coastline, but the equivalent of $30 can still get you a room in the house of a local grandmother.