WHO ARE THE CROATIAN WOMEN AWARDED WITH FIERCE WOMEN AWARD?

The 16th Vox Feminae festival started May 4th with an award ceremony – and it’s not any award, it’s the Fierce Women award. It is an award for remarkable individuals who have impacted our society through their actions, accomplishments, and creations. Over 80 women were nominated as fighters for a more righteous and more equal […]
May 27, 2022
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MEET YOUR LOCAL WILLY WONKA: FIRST CROATIAN PRODUCER OF BEAN-TO-BAR CRAFT CHOCOLATES

When I met Marinko Biškić, it was obvious from the very beginning that this man has not only manners and style, but he’s also one of those legendary characters you find in movies. Marinko had greeted me with apologies about his looks (needless to say he looked flawless) as he just came from his garage, […]
April 29, 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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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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