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Three streets in Zagreb to get lost in

It’s not difficult to get lost in Zagreb. Dozens of small alleys and streets can easily fool an inexperienced visitor....
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Licitars – Edible Croatian hearts

Licitars are traditional, heart-shaped ornaments usually found in northern Croatia. They are made of sweet honey dough and dyed in...
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Five things to do in Zagorje

The region of Zagorje lies in northwest part of Croatia. As an inland destination, it doesn’t always receive the tourist...
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Three Shakesperean love stories (and their actual sites)

Are Croats romantic? Maybe not as much as Croatian ladies would like. Or as much as Shakespeare would like. But...
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The tree which bore witness to history in Zagorje

In the turbulent 16th century, the nobles of Europe ruled over the peasantry with an iron and greedy fist. Such...
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The story behind the checkers (and a few lines on emblems as well)

You’ve seen them. On hats, on scarves, on huge flags waving over football stadiums. Wherever Croats come, red and white...
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Petrica Kerempuh — Croatia’s national jester

A lot of European nations have developed a fictional character in their folklore depicting a sarcastic, unconventional individual through which...
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The geek’s guide to Zagreb

Hot beach parties not your game? Don’t worry. The Croatian capital has plenty to offer in nerdihood. Check out some...
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Four things you should know about Zagreb’s National Theatre

Beauty is the universal language of all cultures. No matter which language one speaks, or which alphabet one uses when...
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Petra Granic styling hair from London to Zagreb

Petra Granic is a professional hair-stylist from Zagreb. After completing her training in London, she returned to her hometown, opened...
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Five things to love about Zagreb

Conventional wisdom has it that Zagreb lies dormant in the summer months while life goes on elsewhere – namely, along...