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THE LEGEND OF MILJENKO AND DOBRILA: KAŠTELA’S TRAGIC LOVERS

The tragic romance of Romeo and Juliet is one of the most famous love stories ever written. Shakespeare based his play on the life of two real lovers from Verona who lived and died for each other. Not many people know there was a similar story of a doomed relationship just on the other side […]
February 14, 2022
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WALKING IN EXPAT'S SHOES: DATING APPS IN CROATIA

What's the difference in online dating between the French city of love and Croatia - the pearl of Adriatic? A French expat in Croatia was on a mission to find out! I’m from France and we can all agree that Paris is one the most romantic places in the world. Do you know a better […]
February 7, 2022
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WORKING-FRIENDLY CAFES IN ZAGREB&SPLIT: A QUEST FOR THE BEST

If you've got tired from working in your pyjamas and you have decided to swap your work-from-home for work-from-café, you will notice that you have a lot of options for working-friendly cafes in Croatia. Being Italy’s neighbours, we have adopted the coffee culture in Croatia, and the offer of cafes is more than decent, even […]
January 29, 2022
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BIKE-FRIENDLY ZAGREB: WHY YOU SHOULD START CYCLING AROUND CROATIA’S CAPITAL

Photo: Francisca Sousa, Goran ZecIf you’re living in Zagreb you might have noticed winter weather doesn’t affect the bike enthusiasts who keep on cycling despite the cold. A survey conducted 5 years ago showed that Zagreb was ranked 6th most bike-friendly capital in Europe. To find out more about the rising trend of using bicycles […]
January 21, 2022
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ZAGREB THROUGH NEWCOMER'S EYES - COULD YOU RELATE?

All photo credits go to Francisca SousaFrancisca Sousa changed her Portugese home for a couple of months and has just settled in Zagreb to do her internship. We asked Francisca to share some of her first impressions of the city, and after you read let us know which Francisca's thoughts you found relatable. I had […]
January 16, 2022
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SPEND CHRISTMAS EVE LIKE A LOCAL: CUSTOMS AND TRADITIONS IN CROATIA YOU SHOULD KNOW

How Croatians celebrate Christmas Eve and why the smell of sarma brings a smile on our face every time, find out below! CATHOLIC TRADITIONS Christmas time is meant to be celebrated with your closest ones: family and friends. It’s a season of giving, showing gratitude and love. Preparations for this joyful season start 4 weeks […]
December 17, 2021
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THE ONLY GUIDE YOU NEED FOR ADVENT IN ZAGREB

Holiday times are ahead of us and that means it’s time to whistle Mariah Carey songs and try out best mulled wine and sausages. After Advent in Zagreb has been voted best Christmas market in Europe three years in a row, we started exploring this year’s rich cultural and entertaining programme that offers much more […]
December 10, 2021
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HOUSING IN CROATIA: HOW TO FIND IT LIKE A LOCAL

If you’ve ever found yourself considering moving to Croatia, be it short-term or for a longer period, one of the first things you probably searched for is housing. The key aspect of international relocation is finding a new home where you can start exploring the country and culture.Current global trends in the housing market haven’t […]
November 26, 2021
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LONAC AFTER A YEAR BREAK FROM PAINTING MURALS: IT FEELS LIKE THE FIRST DAY BACK IN THE GYM

Foto: Lonac & Petra MilovacAfter this year's edition of xSTatic street art festival hosted artists Jarus and Lonac to paint the concrete towers of Spaladium Arena, we had the opportunity to talk to Lonac, the Zagreb-based visual artist. Colourful artwork done by Lonac and Jarus brought some joy to the previously sad and grey concrete […]
November 5, 2021
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PAUL BRADBURY: ZAGREB IS BECOMING THE BEST PLACE I HAVE EVER LIVED IN

Foto: Morski.hrWe spoke with Paul Bradbury, a man who doesn't need too much introduction. Owner and editor-in-chief of Total Croatia News gave us an interview on the occasion of Days of Croatian Tourism, or as he likes to call it - Days of Croatian Self-Congratulation. Paul told us his story about life in Croatia, it's […]
October 28, 2021
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