Christmassy passages around Ilica street
Don’t you love the feeling of sliding into an alley, and as a reward, finding yourself face-to-face with a charming discovery? Imagine if these discoveries had a touch of Christmas!
Welcome to the Joyful Season!
As I am walking around the town, and talking to people, I feel like the locals don't suspect what lies ahead in the upcoming weeks. They have just embraced the autumn, not even noticing the festive season is just around the corner. The famous Advent in Zagreb starts tomorrow, and it's going to be larger than ever.
Maksimir - Zagreb’s favorite park
As the first lines of a well-known local children’s poem by Grigor Vitez say if you’re fond of playfulness and of the forest’s peace, come and take a walk with me through Maksimir.
Spring Is Served!
Although it's technically not here yet, it's definitely in the air. I'm talking about spring in Zagreb, of course. All the usual signs are clearly visible. Longer, sunnier days, spring flowers in bloom, life back in the streets... And when it comes to food, is there such a dish or produce that just screams spring? What are the heralds of spring on a plate? The answer is not so clear-cut, but let's try to paint a picture.
Become a Zagrebian
Make Zagreb Your Next Work And Travel Destination!
Once the COVID-19 pandemic is over I believe people will travel and explore the world more than ever, and Croatia is the perfect place to put on your bucket list.
More than Words
Zagreb: A Dog-Friendly Town
If you are lost for ideas on where you can spend time with your pet, and you are tired of your usual spots, don't worry; here is some great news!
Zagreb Advent 2020 in a New Virtual Form
"This Advent is all about bringing light back to our lives which is also a perfect metaphor for more positivity and that warm feeling that Christmas time usually gives us. "
Something to Look Forward to
When the Longest Street in Zagreb Comes to Life - Q'Art: Project Ilica
It was 20 years ago that Aleksandar Battista Ilić initiated the Community Art Project and the Ilica project along with it. From the very beginnings, the emphasis was on socially engaged art forms in the community.
Looking in Other Types of Sightseeing: Zagreb From Above
We'll probably never fly exactly like birds, but I think it's safe to say that these means of traveling skies are also amazing, if not better. Wouldn't you agree?
Zagreb for Kids
Fašnik: The Favorite Croatian Custom of the Little Ones
An old Croatian custom from the 19th century, and a political satire to do the afore-described show. The main characters are the Fašnik prince, princess Magpie, The Judge, and the lawyer who are taking over the city keys for the day, commenting on the current political events and social topics, and have a real blast out of it all.
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Expats of Zagreb - First Impressions of Zagreb
When you think cafe, you probably assume they only serve coffee-based drinks, teas, frappuccinos - something along Starbucks, right? Well, you got it all wrong, honey! Want an alcoholic drink at 11 am? Zagreb has you covered. How about a coffee at midnight? Zagreb has you covered. For more Zagreb fun impressions, read our interview with Diana, an American who just recently moved to the city.
Christmas Season: The Best Season for the Unforgettable Taste of Childhood
Some of my most vivid childhood memories are going back to Christmas times. This year, you have the unique opportunity to create some for your child as well.
Pickled to Last
You're safe when you have a pantry full of valuable jars to keep until the next spring.
Mountain Houses of Medvednica: The Homes Above Zagrebian Homes
When it comes to hiking paths and mountain houses, Medvednica has around ten of each. One more beautiful from the next. Mountain houses of Medvednica mountain usually offer some food you can use to regain your strength from hiking.
Visit 27th World Festival of Animated Films – Animafest Zagreb 2017
Magical world of animated films from all around the world is coming to Zagreb. Here's why you shouldn't miss it.