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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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MEET FLOR: A YOUNG ARGENTINIAN WHO MADE SPLIT HER NEW HOME

Scroll down for Spanish version! Meet Flor, a young Argentinian who ended up living in Croatia in the middle of pandemics. Upon her arrival to Croatia, she was so stunned by its beauty and lifestyle, she eventually decided to stay here in Split. Today, Flor is working as a brand manager and she's in charge […]
October 22, 2021
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MISHKA BOUTIQUE: LITTLE PARADISE FOR VINTAGE LOVERS

After we went vintage shopping at Mishka Boutique, we had a conversation with this lovely vintage store’s owner Sandra Zamberlin. After she quit teaching, Sandra opened this charming vintage boutique and turned her passion into business. Mishka boutique is a relatively new vintage store in town, and yet everyone knows it and shops at it. […]
October 15, 2021
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DANIELA ROGULJ ON HOW LIVING IN SPLIT GAVE A NEW MEANING TO LIFESTYLE

Born to Croatian parents in California, Daniela Rogulj was exposed to Croatian culture while growing up in a small town near San Diego. Even though she was never planning to move to Croatia, it’s been 6 years now since she’s been living in Split and started her career as COO of Total Croatia News. She […]
October 8, 2021
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UNDERGROUND SOCIETY: MEET THE PEOPLE BRINGING HIP HOP BACK TO THE STREETS OF SPLIT

When one thinks of hip hop, it's inevitable to think of the streets of Bronx, NY and the names of forefathers such as Afrika Bambaataa and Grandmaster Flash. But hip hop has gone a long way since the '80s: it's become an international culture, a movement connecting MCs, beatboxers, DJs, graffiti writers and dancers throughout […]
October 1, 2021
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DIŠPETOŽA: WHEN DEFIANCE MEETS HUMOR

Words from the Dalmatian dialect often get thrown around in commercial settings, thus getting turned into a cliché. Need we even mention phrases like pomalo or fjaka? Yet every once in a while, a genuine figure appears whose usage of words isn't a marketing trick, but an example of how to practice what you preach […]
September 24, 2021
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