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As they pump the sound of water into our surroundings, Zagreb fountains become the true hearts of our squares and parks.

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Things to Do in Zagreb With Kids

One of the biggest worries for traveling families is finding things to do that would keep their kids interested. If you’re coming to Zagreb, such troubles are gone!

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To the top, we go! Easy day trip to the Zagreb mountain for first-timers

When you’re traveling from far away, it can sound a bit intimidating to visit some woods and mountains. But the Zagreb mountain is closer than you think.

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Hidden Star of Zagreb

The medieval tower at the very end of the old Upper town hides a special place. It does not intend to hide it, however it feels like you stumbled upon something exclusive.

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Grasping the Moho Greatness

This year, Croatia marks the 165th anniversary of Andrija Mohorovičić's birth, so it seems like a good idea to dedicate an entire blog post to him. After all, he was one of the greatest Croatian minds.

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Courtyards featured in Courtyards

When you mention dvorišta (Croatian for courtyards), most Zagreb locals will immediately think of the event of the same name. The word has become a synonym for the good times spent in the Upper Town area on July nights.

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Historical Celebs of Jurjevska Street

There is something about Jurjevska street in the Upper town district. If you take a walk through the winding street on a quiet day, you can feel the ethereal spirit of old. I am sure we owe a part of the atmosphere to the many unusual personalities who lived here. Let me introduce you to at least some of them.

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Bestiary of Zagreb

The other day, I got caught up in the thoughts of all the curious residents of Zagreb. Suddenly, I started thinking about the strangest creatures spotted around here. First, I remembered Zagi, a blue squirrel with a rainbow tail, the iconic mascot of the 1987 world university games in Zagreb. I’m not sure if this is true, but they say that an actual squirrel burst through the artist's studio while he was working on the mascot. When he saw the poor thing covered in paint, he used it as an inspiration.

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Heartshaped Souvenir

People often ask me if there is any typical souvenir from Zagreb. The answer could not be any easier. Oh, yes. There is a simple yet unique souvenir in this region of Croatia. Even better - it’s usually shaped like a heart. Doesn't that make it a wonderful gift for your loved ones back home?

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Valentine’s Book Club

Wherever you are in the world, you can also be in Zagreb this Valentine’s with the help of some romance novels. I’m bringing you a few ideas for books of love set in Zagreb, available in English.

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