Digital Nomads

Friday, 5 March 2021

Dubrovnik Launches World's First Digital Nomad-in-Residence Competition

March 5, 2021 - Just a few months after hosting Croatia's first-ever digital nomad conference, Dubrovnik launches the world's first digital nomad-in-residence competition. Come help shape the remote work strategy of Kings Landing! Few places in Croatia have been as badly affected by the pandemic economically as Dubrovnik, Croatia's best-known and most iconic city, also known as the Pearl of the Adriatic. Heavily dependent on flights and cruise ships for the bulk of its tourism, COVID-19 wiped out those markets, leaving a city almost devoid of tourism and looking at ways to adjust to the new normal.  I first met…
Monday, 1 March 2021

Croatian Digital Nomad Online Application Form Launched

March 1, 2021 - An important milestone as the Croatia digital nomad online application form is launched in English and Croatia by the Ministry of Interior. The next phase of the digital nomad story in Croatia is complete, as the Croatian digital nomad online application form has been added to the official website of the Ministry of the Interior.  Visitors to Croatia last year will be very familiar with the website, as it was also the place where the hugely successful Enter Croatia form was hosted, which helped speed up border crossing times considerably.  As with the Enter Croatia form,…
Friday, 26 February 2021

Croatian TV Showcases the American Digital Nomad Hvar Lifestyle in Jelsa

February 26, 2021 - What happens when you blend American digital nomads with the Hvar lifestyle? As HRT Plus reported last night, it is something close to heaven.  It is rather a strange feeling watching your home on national television with someone else living in it, but what a lovely report from Maja Zrnic for HRT Puls which went out on primetime television last night.  With all this talk of digital nomads, what is the reality like, and how is the Hvar lifestyle for digital nomads from the USA in Jelsa during winter, for example.  A few weeks ago, we…
Thursday, 25 February 2021

How Can Hotels Truly Serve Digital Nomads in Croatia?

February 26, 2021 - Digital nomad hotel offers are on the rise in Croatia. Tanja Polegubic of Saltwater Nomads and organiser of Croatia's first dedicated conference, Dubrovnik for Digital Nomads with some great advice on what hotels can do to truly serve digital nomads. Pivots are increasingly common in the COVID19 era. Hotels are no exception. In Croatia, especially the tourism sector, a lot of businesses are looking at catering to Digital Nomads. It’s no wonder hotels are here, too. And yet — they have polar pros and cons. However, there are ways hotels can adjust immediately, and over time…
Tuesday, 23 February 2021

Marvie Living & Coworking: Split 4-star Hotel Launches Year-Round Offer for Digital Nomads

February 23, 2021 - Marvie Living & Coworking - a 4-star hotel located in Split launches an attractive year-round, long-term stay offer for digital nomads! Marvie Hotel & Health opened its doors four years ago in one of the coziest seaside neighborhoods in the city of Split, Croatia. In recent years, the hotel has been trending among international guests due to its excellent location, comfortable rooms, the spectacular panoramic views of the nearby archipelago enjoyed from its rooftop pool, as well as the hotel’s wide array of health services provided in close collaboration with partners. Marvie has now taken a further…
Tuesday, 23 February 2021

Croatia Publishes Updated Digital Nomad Visa Requirements

February the 23rd, 2021 - The Croatian Ministry of the Interior (MUP) has published an updated overview of Croatia's digital nomad visa requirements. The much talked about Croatian digital nomad visa is finally here as Croatia finally opens its arms to the idea, and MUP have clarified some updates to the digital nomad visa requirements. Temporary residence for digital nomads in Croatia A digital nomad in Croatia is a third-country national who is employed or is otherwise performing work through communication technology for a company or indeed for their own company that is not registered in the Republic of Croatia.…
Tuesday, 23 February 2021

Hvar Digital Nomad Life with Kids: an Emerging Lifestyle

February 23, 2021 - After a long absence, one of the writing stars of the early days of Total Hvar is back - Ivana Zupan on Hvar digital nomad life with kids, an emerging lifestyle. Three years ago, after living on Hvar for 10 years full time, I decided that I had to leave. Coming and going to the island was a great way to cope with its many downsides, and it allowed me to enjoy all the good there was. I was able to take my vacation during the summer months, for example. What a no-go for many islanders... Back then, being a mother of…
Saturday, 20 February 2021

Health Insurance for Digital Nomads in Croatia is Now Enabled

February 20, 2021 – Digital nomads in Croatia have the right to health care, as the issue of health insurance for digital nomads in Croatia is now regulated. As HRturizam reports, on Thursday, the Government sent amendments to the Law on Compulsory Health Insurance and Health Care of Foreigners in the Republic of Croatia to the parliamentary procedure. They are harmonized with the Aliens Act to regulate the manner of exercising the right to health care for digital nomads. The amendments thus enable the realization of the health care right for digital nomads. By the official definition, a digital nomad…
Thursday, 18 February 2021

Croatia Regulates Digital Nomads' Health Insurance

ZAGREB, 18 February 2021 - The government on Thursday sent to parliament amendments to the law on the compulsory health insurance and healthcare of aliens to align it with the parts of the Aliens Act regulating digital nomads' right to healthcare. The amendments allow digital nomads to exercise their right to healthcare. They are third-country citizens who work for companies which are not registered in Croatia, who do not work for employers in Croatia and who have been granted temporary residence in Croatia. Digital nomads are not required to register for compulsory health insurance and they are obliged to cover the costs of healthcare in a medical facility in Croatia,…
Tuesday, 9 February 2021

Digital Nomad Life in Croatia: Megumi Hosogai, from Hawaii to Opatija

February 9, 2021 - As the number of digital nomads rises globally, some are choosing to spend some of their time in Croatia. Continuing our TCN series meeting international digital nomads calling Croatia their temporary home. Meet Megumi Hosogai, from Hawaii to Opatija. Tell us about you and your work.   I was born in Japan and I grew up as a Japanese Expat kid in Hawaii. I went back and forth twice and had to learn Japanese and English twice. My parents realized my personality wasn’t fit for life in Japan and decided to stay in Hawaii. I went…
Monday, 8 February 2021

Croatian Digital Nomad Visa: Government Publishes Official Guidelines

February 8, 2021 - Guidelines for the application process for the Croatian digital nomad visa have been published by the Ministry of the Interior. As we await the online application process and dedicated website, the Ministry of the Interior has published guidelines and costs for the application process for the new Croatian digital nomad visa. So far, 11 successful applications have been accepted and in processing - from the UK, USA, South Korea and New Zealand.  The guidelines in full: Temporary stay of digital nomads A DIGITAL NOMAD IS a third-country national who is employed or performs work through communication technology for a…
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