Category: Lifestyle & Culture

WHAT IS THE STORY BEHIND TURKISH COFFEE?

There are many reasons that make Turkish coffee special, which is consumed all over the world, especially in the Balkans. Before I came to Croatia, I did not know that Turkish coffee consumption was so common in a country other than Turkey. Turkish coffee is sold in packages of all sizes in every market in […]
July 29, 2022
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PRIDE HAD CELEBRATED IN SPLIT FOR 11TH TIME!

As I learned from my research and the interview I wrote about, first Split Pride Parade in 2011 was not peaceful at all because it was attacked by 10,000 anti-gay protestors. A lot of activists and reporters were injured because of the attack that they were not expecting. They didn’t give up and after Split […]
July 22, 2022
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MORFAR: THE FIRST ARGENTINIAN DELI IN SPLIT

For every international cuisine lover in Split, we're bringing good news: there is an Argentinian deli restaurant in town, and we confirm - it's totally worth your attention. Not only can you taste delicious empanadas and try some Argentinian selection of wine, but you can also pay respect to the cultures that this place is […]
July 8, 2022
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THE TALES OF JUGO

Some weeks ago, I met Bura. Then, while on a sailing course, I met another Croatian giant, Jugo. I had heard about him, and in theory, I had felt it, also in the mountains. Now, after my experience in the sea, I have a better understanding of his character. I am so impressed by giants here, so let me tell you about them!
June 24, 2022
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SUDAMJA: CELEBRATING SAINT DOMINUS, SPLIT’S PATRON SAINT

One of the biggest symbols of Split is probably the bell tower of the Saint Dominus Cathedral, but not everyone knows the story of the life and death of Saint Dominus. Locally known as sveti Duje (try: sveh-tee Doo-ye), Saint Dominus is the patron saint of Split. Every year on May 7th people of Split […]
May 6, 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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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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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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