HOW TO PROPERLY RECYCLE IN CROATIA: STARTING NOW

If we really want to take responsibility for our environment and our planet, we should consider recycling more seriously and pay more attention to waste management. We’ll be able to see the results only if we manage our waste properly. On the other hand, we need to be aware of the fact that not all […]
April 22, 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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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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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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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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A GAY CROATIA?

Even though Croatia has come a long way in LGBTQAI+ rights ever since decriminalizing homosexual activities way back in 1977, when it was part of Yugoslavia, the young country still has a long way to go towards fully embracing gay culture. The bulk of the problem consists in Croatia’s tradition being deeply rooted in Catholicism, […]
October 19, 2020
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WHO YOU GONNA CALL?

Well, that depends on the situation. We’ve put together a list of some critical phone numbers to have on hand in Croatia. The international calling code for our country is +385, or 00385. Dial that number first if you are calling from a foreign phone. If you are calling from a Croatian provider, just dial […]
August 14, 2020
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COVID-19 IN CROATIA

Unless you have been living under a rock - or in a very isolated village in Lika - you know that the world is experiencing a historic pandemic. Sadly, Croatia is no exception with 6,050 sick people, 5,078 recovered patients, and 161 total deaths - and the numbers are only growing. Acting responsibly is the […]
August 14, 2020
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WILL I BE ABLE TO COMMUNICATE IN ENGLISH?

According to the Croatian Bureau of Statistics, over 80% of Croatians speak English! You'll be hard-pressed to find someone who does NOT speak English to at least some degree. Under-30s in particular tend to have an excellent grasp of English. In fact, according to the 2019 English Proficiency Index test, Croatia ranks 14th in the […]
August 10, 2020
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