Digital Nomads

Wednesday, 28 July 2021

Mandy Fransz of Make the Leap Digital on the Digital Nomad Opportunity

July 28, 2021 - One of the star speakers of last month's Zagreb Digital Nomad Week was Mandy Fransz from the Netherlands. She caught up with TCN after a little relaxation on the Croatian coast. It is a few weeks now since the conclusion of Zagreb Digital Nomad Week 2021, the first conference of its kind in the Croatian capital. There was plenty of positive energy throughout the week, despite the heat, including several inspirational speakers. Among them was Mandy Fransz from the Netherlands, who flew in for the event, before continuing her Croatian nomad journey to the Adriatic, where…
Wednesday, 28 July 2021

Finding Zagreb: From Zero to Hooked on Croatia's Capital City

July 29, 2021 - A few weeks ago, all that Veronica Mulhall knew about Zagreb was that it was the Croatian capital. After several weeks as the first Zagreb Digital Nomad Ambassador, her perspective has completely changed.  As if it was always meant to be, I have been walking around Zagreb the last few weeks completely in love with the city. The beautiful streets, buildings, history, art, culture, and people have made it an endless exploration that has mixed perfectly well with the meetings, management, and (endless) emails that come with my work-remote lifestyle. The catch? I have a secret.…
Tuesday, 20 July 2021

Successful Croatian Digital Nomad Permit Applicants: Cyndie Burkhardt from USA

July 20, 2021 - Another day, another successful digital nomad permit application in Croatia - this time TCN contributor, Cyndie Burkhardt.  Meet one more successful applicant for the Croatian digital nomad permit - TCN's very own contributor Cyndie Burkhardt, who came to Croatia for a month almost 18 months ago and doesn't look as though she is leaving any time soon.   (Hiking to Starigrad Fortress, a 15th-century fortress located near Omiš in Split-Dalmatia county, Croatia.) 1. Tell us firstly a little about yourself and why you decided to come to Croatia? I arrived in Split, Croatia on March 1, 2020—a…
Wednesday, 14 July 2021

Impressions of the Croatian Capital by Zagreb Digital Nomad Ambassador Partner

July 14, 2021 - So how is life as a digital nomad in the Croatian capital? Meet Julian, partner of the first Zagreb Digital Nomad Ambassador, two weeks into his residency.  One of the things I was most curious about Zagreb Digital Nomad Week was how the city would be perceived by visiting digital nomads. Perceiving things from within Croatia is obviously quite different from someone who has a more global overview, as well as multi-country experience of this alternative way of living. 
And despite temperatures up to 37 C that week, the Croatian capital shone during Zagreb Digital…
Tuesday, 13 July 2021

Digital Nomads Sailing Review – 6 Digital Nomads, One-Week Remote Working Holiday, Expectations v. Reality

July 14, 2021 - Digital Nomads Sailing Review – 6 Digital Nomads, One-week Remote Working Holiday, Expectations v. Reality   Digital Nomad Destinations The pandemic has forever changed the Digital Nomad scene. And, as the concept of digital nomadism becomes increasingly popular, various destinations are enacting programs to attract this specific group of travellers. Croatia is one of these destinations. Details about the new “Digital Nomad’s Residence Permit” (more commonly referred to as the “Digital Nomad Visa”, which it is not!) is found here. Digital Nomads | Remote Workers Over the past year, we have learned the ‘real’ difference between…
Monday, 12 July 2021

Zagreb Digital Nomad Week, the Video by Hashtag Content Agency

July 12, 2021 - A lovely overview of last month's Zagreb Digital Nomad Week 2021 talking to many of those who took part in the inaugural event, by Hashtag Content Agency.  It is a couple of weeks since the end of the first Zagreb Digital Nomad Week, an intense, diverse and very stimulating 7 days in the Croatian capital, covering 7 different themes (cybersecurity, online presence, remote careers, tax & finance, future of work, wellbeing, and exploring Zagreb) in 7 locations over 7 days.  While the idea of showcasing the city from a range of different viewpoints sounded enticing, the…
Thursday, 8 July 2021

Road Testing the Croatian Telecom 'Digital Nomad' Surfing Package

July 8, 2021 - Getting online in a new country can be a hassle. TCN road tests a new product from Hrvatski Telekom - the digital nomad surfing package. I don't get asked to review topics very often, and on the rare occasions that I do, it is usually a product I have some experience in. After reporting so heavily on the digital nomad subject over the last couple of years, Hrvatski Telekom invited me to road test their digital nomad surfing package, under the inviting title of Relax or Work with No Limits in Croatia. I felt the chilled…
Thursday, 8 July 2021

Croatia Through the Eyes of a Digital Nomad: Yachting Part 2 - Yacht Week Host

July 8, 2021 - Digital nomad Cyndie Burkhardt reveals what life is like as a Yacht Week host for a week.  Some experiences are too good to pass up and whether you have fun or live to regret it, you go along for the ride just for the kick of saying you did it. When something falls out of left field and I know I just have to say “yes,” I follow my gut. It’s all about the journey, right? Want to be a yacht host for Yacht Week in Croatia? Main responsibilities: prepare, cook, and serve meals for 12…
Wednesday, 7 July 2021

Croatia Through the Eyes of a Digital Nomad: Yachting Part 1 - The Best Office for Digital Nomads

July 7, 2021 - Why is a sailing yacht the best office for digital nomads? Cyndie Burkhardt tells all.  Many digital nomads enjoy Split’s climate and working with a sea view, which are among the best perks of being here. If beautiful blue water, fresh air, and sunshine are your thing, you can satisfy your inner nature-lover while working ON the sea, with the right yacht and the right skipper. I grew up by the beach and I love being in, on, and near the water. When friends invited me to join their week-long yachting vacation I didn’t hesitate to say…
Monday, 5 July 2021

Digital Nomads On-Board – Top 4 Must Haves for an Amazing Remote Working Holiday on a Yacht

July 5, 2021 - It seems like the perfect Instagram shot. Stretched out on the deck of a beautiful sailing yacht, the stunning Croatian islands and the Adriatic Sea in the background and a snazzy laptop laid out on the lounging cushions. The Digital Nomad dream, right?! YES! And, you’re not alone if you think so. There is an ever-increasing number of digital nomads, taking their laptops and heading out onto the seas for that get-away from it all, creating a remote working holiday like no other. Yet does the reality and the dream match? Maybe for a moment. AND…
Monday, 5 July 2021

Interview with Veronica Mulhall, First Zagreb Digital Nomad Ambassador

July 5, 2021 - Zagreb has its first digital nomad ambassador. A first interview with Veronica Mulhall, who will be resident in the Croatian capital for the month of July.  After an inspiring 7 days during Zagreb Digital Nomad Week 2021, the second component of the project kicked off on July 1 with the arrival of the first winner of the Zagreb Digital Nomad Ambassador Project. Following on from the week, 6 digital nomads will be spending a calendar month in the capital until the end of the year and working with Zagreb Tourist Board in developing its digital nomad…
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