Interesting events in Croatia

January New Year. Croatians enter the new year with massive firework displays in major cities like Zagreb, Split, and Dubrovnik, followed by partying until dawn. February Rijeka Carnival. This pre-Lenten celebration begins in mid-February and ends at midnight on Shrove Tuesday. Although celebrated all over the country, Rijeka has the most lavish event, with parades, […]

NY Times – 5 places to go in Zagreb

Just east of Zagreb’s main square, a formerly bland residential neighborhood has been transformed into the creative hub of the Croatian capital. Along its principal thoroughfare, Marticeva, and the streets around it, artsy cafes, bookstores, boutiques and design studios have moved into storefronts that once sold auto parts. The micro-cultural revolution was spearheaded in 2004 […]