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Korcula - Croatian Geniuses & Inventions

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Croatian Geniuses & Inventions

Mon, 4 Oct
(9 reviews)
Korcula quite ambience by the seaside, Korcula, Croatia
45 mins
Tip-Supported

About the tour

Let's go to the beach and learn about Croatian inventors surrounded by nature as it certainly was their inspiration. If there was an index to calculate a country’s inventiveness gene, Croatia would rank extremely high. This small country of no more than 4 million people has advanced the world in all major spheres of life. Croatian inventors have dreamed up ingenious abstract concepts and have also created hands-on solutions that we use in everyday life. Starting from Nikola Tesla who literally “lit up the world” with his alternating electric current to Slavoljub Penkala whose pen allows us to sign our name – physically on paper and metaphorically as a legacy. Many of Croatia’s greatest minds lived a quiet life, as most geniuses do...but left us an enormous amount of inventions that make everyday life easier. What better way to connect to your travel destination than to realize how its inventors influenced the world at large, and your own day-to-day life. So Andrea will take you into a peaceful area of her island to tell you about some of them and certainly will surprise you with the data she prepared .


Meet Andrea

Andrea

Andrea transmits with love and passion the facts and stories that she has learned from all generations and sources about her town. Every day life and traditions are kept through her stories. She has been working in tourism for three decades so has experience with guests from all continents and religions. Born in Belgrade in former Yugoslavia but is a Croatian by nationality, a mixture that makes richer in spirit and soul. Join Andrea in a relaxed and welcoming ambience of a well preserved medieval fortress of Korčula. She will give you just the right amount of details to keep your attention but will be ready to answer to all your questions.,Allwas smiling and ready for interraction with guests her answers will be as interesting and exciting as the facts that she will transmit to you about the secrets of her town & island .


What to expect

Get ready for something special. We’re travelling to Korcula with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you’ll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing content creator.

The tour will last about 45 mins and will be live-streamed by your content creator directly from Korcula. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your content creator and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.


Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to join, but you have the option to leave a tip during the tour.

The majority of your tip goes directly to support the channel, while the rest helps Heygo continue to build a place that brings the world closer together.


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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.


Reviews from travellers

Desdra (California) W.

26 June 2021

Always love your tours. This one was fascinating, I had no idea so many Croatians were responsible for the inventions we use every day.

Francesca B.

23 June 2021

Very interesting tour, learnt quite a bit about different inventions.

Deirdre (UK) T.

23 June 2021

Interesting and informative tour that Andrea and her husband led really well, despite the wind. The location is really lovely.

Paul (Québec) R.

23 June 2021

Lassitude in her voice

Bobby E.

11 June 2021

Very interesting! Never knew about all of these things being invented by Andrea's local people. Even Tesla! Great tour!


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