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THERE IS NO PLANET B: CAVES AND CENOTES IN NEED OF PROTECTION

I write this because I am worried and writing raises awareness. Underground caves are important and should be preserved. It is sad to know that most of them around the world are threatened. I want to thank Dora, from Rent a Local team for all the support she has been giving me. I started this […]
April 15, 2022
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CROATIAN HEALTHCARE SYSTEM AND HEALTH INSURANCE IN CROATIA

Today we are globally celebrating health awareness day to draw attention to a specific health topic of concern to people all over the world. On this day, April 7th, we also mark the anniversary of the founding of The World Health Organization in 1948. To contribute to World Health day, we have put together a […]
April 7, 2022
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IF YOU WANT SOMEONE TO BE HAPPY - FEED THAT SOMEONE

Hubby and I have been in the Digital Nomad Valley for a while, we have met some amazing people but the thing is that they come and go. When we arrived there were so many people here, so many events, so many activities to do. Every week we had dinners, tours, hikes, sea swims, etc. […]
April 1, 2022
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A QUICK GUIDE FOR UKRAINIANS ON ASYLUM IN CROATIA

People who left Ukraine from February 24th onwards are eligible for a type of asylum called temporary protection; temporary protection is an exceptional measure to provide immediate and temporary protection to displaced persons from non-EU countries and those unable to return to their country of origin. This is the first time the EU has activated […]
March 31, 2022
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FAVOURITE PLACES TO SHOP, EAT AND INDULGE IN ZAGREB

In this week's blog post we're sharing ideas on where to buy local produce, where to eat and indulge in Zagreb. We couldn't think of a better person to share recommendations than Anđela Ivčević, the lovely lady behind IG gastro profile @lil__kitchen. Not only has @lil__kitchen inspired us to try out new delicious recipes, but […]
March 25, 2022
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HOW TO SUCCEED AT ALL EXPAT EVENTS: 7 QUESTIONS TO ROCK THE TABLE AND FIND THE RIGHT PEOPLE

Aren’t we all extremely tired of asking and answering the same questions aaaall over again? Where I am from… What am I doing here… How long am I staying… What do I do for a living… Where do I plan to go next… I’m boring myself just by typing them right now. But, wait! Stay […]
March 18, 2022
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ZADAR THROUGH A NOSE

In this week's blog post our guest author Alejandra Gotóo is exploring how it feels to experience a city through olfactory sensation. What scents do you associate with the town you live in here in Croatia? Our five senses help us to experience the world. But how often do we pay attention to them? There […]
March 11, 2022
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HALF EXPAT, HALF LOCAL: WHAT FOMO SYNDROME FEELS LIKE FOR A CROATIAN DIASPORA DIGITAL NOMAD GIRL

María Daniela Latorre has lived in Split since last year, and is part of the Croatian diaspora in Argentina. Her great-grandfather was born in Kučine, in Solin, and she is the first of her family to return to the land of her ancestors. Daniela studied Psychology and works as a writer, and also coaching other […]
March 4, 2022
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MEETING THE BURA

Meet our new blog associate Alejandra Gotóo (1991), who studied English Literature and recently graduated with a Masters of Social Anthropology. Her dissertation on COVID-19 and its effects on the mind and body of Mexican physicians will be published soon. She usually writes in Spanish and has been published in Spain, Mexico, Colombia and Peru. […]
February 25, 2022
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CARNIVAL SEASON IN CROATIA

Have you ever thought about which Carnival you would like to see one day? Discover new customs, enjoy the euphoria of the festival, and just have a smile on your face. Well, let me tell you that you don't want to miss the ones in Croatia, because they know how to celebrate this time of […]
February 21, 2022
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