This episode shares a story about a peculiar man-made sight in the woods of mount Medvednica: 500 Steps. It’s also the story about its strange builder Vladimir Horvat.Continue reading “Curious Personalities – 500 Steps”
It seems that a lot of you are very interested in the episodes from the 1 Star Croatia series – the ones dedicated to poor reviews of Croatian sights. Some travelers are not easily fooled and their helpful reviews might save you the trouble! I do understand that people will express their disappointment if the customer experience is not perfect. But some comments are simply funny, especially if you’re critisising a 500 year-old-piece of history or a natural phenomenon. I mean, who exactly are you complaining to?
Let’s look at how people are experiencing Croatian castles. Listen to the podcast or scroll down for the rest of the article:Continue reading “1StarCroatia – Castles”
It’s Easter – one of the biggest Catholic holidays! This calls for the first episode dedicated to Croatian folk customs. Listen to the episode or scroll down to read the blog post.Continue reading “Folk Customs – Easter”
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This is the first episode of the Quick Croatian Class series. In the future, when you find the episodes with this name, get ready to learn some Croatian!
More specifically, I will talk about how the Croatian language can be both familiar and unknown. The familiar part opens the door to friendship. But only when you unlock the unknown, you will be on the path to true appreciation.
This first episode dedicated to learning Croatian starts with a mysterious word that confuses the unsuspecting tourists. They notice it all over the country, but they often have problems deciphering what it means. The word we’re discovering in this episode is Hrvatska.Continue reading “Quick Croatian Class – Hrvatska”
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Croatia owes its beauty to the powerful forces of nature. But every now and then, those forces come to collect their debt. We all hoped we wouldn’t meet those forces in our lifetimes, but boy were we wrong.
Last year was tough, I think we can all agree on that. These days, more and more people are even finding good sides to 2020. But being there, taking it one day at a time, the uncertainty, the fear, the changes, the impossibility to plan anything till the last day, the getting-used-to all that…. it’s incredible how, at the same time, things have turned upside down overnight and haven’t really changed much after all.
Dealing with 2020 was hard enough. Yet, there were places on this Earth where all Hell broke loose. As you know, I happen to live in one of those places – divine Croatia.Continue reading “News – Full Year Since the Zagreb Earthquake”