The Zagreb Times

Spend Time in the Fields of Slavonia

The region of Slavonia has a very rich soil, and a long tradition of agricultural works. From grapes to crops,...
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Kolinje, a Custom Which Makes Kulen Possible

If you are a big fan of Croatian food, and know your ways with the country’s unique cuisine, you are...
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The Vivid Colors of Slavonian Plains

Outdoors of Osijek had a rainy period in the last few days. However, the clouds have dispersed and everyone can...
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Wine Chateau of Slavonia Awarded in Italy

Interested in modern architectural design? In that case, check out this fancy wine chateau of Slavonia, brought to you by...
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Easter Nest of Osijek: Guinness Book of Records Candidate

During the traditional ceremony “Easter in Osijek”, residents of this Croatian city made something really special on the main Square...
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Four Towns to visit in Slavonia

Croatia is the Europe’s tourism star during summer months, but warm waves of Adriatic Sea are not the only thing...
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Discovering Beauties of Slavonia

Croatia is a naval country, but one half of its soil is actually continental. These parts are not to be...
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Big Picture: The Slavonian Tree

The region of Slavonia shouldn’t be ignored as a tourist destination in Croatia. Although it is far away from the...
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Big Picture: Tasty Kulen

Possibly the only delicacy capable of competing with Dalmatian prosciutto, the reddish kulen sausage is literally a symbol of Slavonia....
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A Remarkable Sand Sculpture of Bacvice

Believe the hype. Croatian beaches are getting their first visitors. Not campers or next-to-sea runners, but real swimmers in bath...
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Viral Video: Tragedy of Slavonia

“This is probably the saddest video I have ever made” said Robert Balasko, a young cinematographer whose filming team has...
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Big Picture: Country sunset

While most visitors head for Croatia’s gorgeous coastline filled with pristine beaches, Croatia’s countryside is also well worth the visit....


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Recipe of the day: Kulen Risotto

The Croatian region of Slavonia is known for its spicy dried meat, especially the sausage known as kulen. The residents...
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Recipe of the day: Spicy Crostini

You want to spice your party with some Croatian flavors? Not a bad idea, especially if you have access to...
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The romantic ranch of Visnjica

Imagine yourself spending a day in thick forests of oak and linden trees, only to reach a delightful estate full...
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Recipe of the day: Slavonian Sour Turnip

If you want a strong, spicy cuisine that doesn’t count calories as long as one’s taste buds have a good...
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Visit Croatia’s only Turkish bath spa

At one point in time, portions of Croatia were under Turkish rule when the Ottoman Empire reigned supreme. The majority...
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Visiting the heart of Slavonia – Osijek

Osijek is the forth largest urban settlement in Croatia. It lies proudly on the bank of the Drava River, in...
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Home of Croatia’s first farmers

The Slavonia–Pozega county is known first and foremost for its beautiful natural landscape–a countryside marked by expansive meadows, shaped by...
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The carnivore’s guide to Croatia

It’s no secret that Croatians love their meat. (Vegetarians, be warned.) Go to any restaurant in the country and you’ll...
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A river which flows both ways?

In the far east of Croatia lies the town of Vinkovci, with the Bosut River in its close vicinity. Some...
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7 things to do in Slavonia

Although Slavonia, in eastern Croatia, is one of the smaller counties in the country and fairly untouched by touristic standards,...
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The life of an expat in Orahovica

Seven years ago, Jeremy Bohall and his wife moved from Boston to the small Slavonian town of Orahovica, where they...
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Where to experience the nature of Slavonia

In Croatia, one region is well known for its tasty meat products, including kulen and krvavica sausages. That region is,...