Digital Nomads

Wednesday, 20 October 2021

Dubrovnik Digital Nomads-in-Residence 6 Months On: Rob Schubert

October 20, 2021 - In April this year, 10 digital nomads from all over the world came together for the inaugural Dubrovnik Digital Nomads-in-Residence (DNIR) program. As part of European Freelancer Week 2021, TCN catches up with some of them 6 months on, starting with Rob Schubert from the Netherlands.  A year ago, the city of Dubrovnik held the first-ever digital nomad conference in Croatia - Dubrovnik for Digital Nomads - as part of European Freelancer Week. The city has made great strides advancing its DN credentials and strategy, thanks in part to the award-winning Dubrovnik Digital Nomads-in-Residence program, which…
Monday, 18 October 2021

Dubrovnik Digital Nomads-in-Residence 6 Months On: Charlie Brown

October 18, 2021 - In April this year, 10 digital nomads from all over the world came together for the inaugural Dubrovnik Digital Nomads-in-Residence (DNIR) program. As part of European Freelancer Week 2021, TCN catches up with some of them 6 months on, starting with Charlie Brown from Wales.  A year ago, the city of Dubrovnik held the first-ever digital nomad conference in Croatia - Dubrovnik for Digital Nomads - as part of European Freelancer Week. The city has made great strides advancing its DN credentials and strategy, thanks in part to the award-winning Dubrovnik Digital Nomads-in-Residence program, which ran…
Monday, 18 October 2021

Digital Nomads Zagreb Meetup with October Ambassador, South African Andrae Smith

October 18, 2021 - The community is growing, and the invitations are open to the next Digital Nomads Zagreb Meetup this Thursday, with special guest Andrae Smith, the Zagreb Digital Nomad Ambassador for October.  Zagreb is on the move.  More and more digital nomads are discovering the city, and they are liking what they see. And as TCN reported earlier, progress has been made on multiple fronts (Zagreb for Digital Nomads: A Destination on the Rise). At the core of any potential success will be a healthy and interactive community. It is still early days, but things are looking very…
Monday, 18 October 2021

Changing the Mindset: Digital Nomadism in Croatia, an Academic Thesis

October 18, 2021 - Changing the mindset of the next generation is one of the key benefits for Croatia with the digital nomad opportunity - a topic which is now the subject of an academic thesis.  One of my favourite moments at the excellent Dubrovnik Digital Nomads-in-Residence programme back in April was having a coffee with one of the local attendees on the first day of the design thinking workshop which helped create the strategy and roadmap forward for Dubrovnik's digital nomad journey. "This has been mindblowing," she said. "A completely new way of living, and of thinking.  And I…
Sunday, 17 October 2021

Zagreb for Digital Nomads: A Destination on the Rise

October 17, 2021 - Word is getting out - Zagreb for digital nomads. A look at the rising popularity of the Croatian capital, recently featured in the top 5 most-liked cities in a Nomad List survey.  It is almost 2 years since I wrote my first article on the potential of digital nomad tourism in Zagreb. Rereading Why Zagreb is Increasingly Attractive to a Growing Number of Digital Nomads 21 months later, it is interesting to note how much has changed, and how much has not changed.  The ten key reasons cited back then all remain compelling reasons why digital nomads…
Sunday, 17 October 2021

Dubrovnik Digital Nomads-in-Residence Giving Back at European Freelancer Week

October 17, 2021 - European Freelancer Week kicks off tomorrow, with participants in the Dubrovnik Digital Nomads-in-Residence taking part in events in both Split and Dubrovnik. It is a year since the first-ever dedicated digital nomad conference in Croatia. Dubrovnik for Digital Nomads was held this time last year as part of European Freelancer Week, an event delivered by Saltwater Nomads, TCN, the City of Dubrovnik, and Dubrovnik Tourist Board. One of the highlights of the conference was the virtual presentation by Kashlee Kucheran, co-owner of the influential Travel Off Path website and community, which is dedicated to travel information…
Friday, 15 October 2021

Digital Nomad Association Croatia Launches 'DNA Stay' Rental Website

October 15, 2021 - Digital Nomad Association Croatia launches a new service to make the accommodation search more accessible - DNA Stay. There are interesting times in Croatia for the emerging digital nomad opportunity. Less than 18 montths after an open letter to the Croatian Prime Minister asking for a digital nomad visa for Croatia, each week seems to bring a new initiative or positive piece of good news. The recent findings in the Nomad List 2021 survey which put Croatia as the second most-liked destination and Zagreb in the top 5 most-liked cities came at the same time as…
Monday, 11 October 2021

Major Nomad List 2021 Survey: Croatia 2nd Most Liked, Zagreb in Top 5 Cities

October 11, 2021 - A major Nomad List 2021 survey of the travel and lifestyle habits of digital nomads has some encouraging news: Zagreb, Split and Croatia are officially hot. Let's start with what the data is based on, as explained by Nomad List: Remote work is now on an exponential trajectory and growing fast. With its growth, millions of people who are now newly working remotely from home, a cafe, or coworking space, will start to realize how mobile they've come and hit the road. In this report, we try to figure out who these nomads are, what work…
Thursday, 7 October 2021

9 Countries at 2021 Olive Picking World Championship on Brac, & Digital Nomads!

October 7, 2021 - The 2021 Olive Picking World Championship kicks off this week in Postira on Brac, with the usual strong international lineup, and a new kid on the block - Team Digital Nomads. With the main tourist season coming to a close, the thoughts of most Dalmatians turn to the fields, and their precious olive groves.  But for one small part of the island of Brac, a unique idea back in 2017 combined tourism with the traditional olive harvest.  Postira launched the Olive Picking World Championship four years ago, an event which has grown in stature (and international…
Thursday, 7 October 2021

Montenegro Digital Nomad Visa in Early 2022: Jan de Jong

October 7, 2021 - Regional collaboration on show, as Jan de Jong annnounces the imminent Montenegro Digital Nomad Visa. In the words of Split-based Dutch entrepreneur, Jan de Jong, whose efforts to promote digital nomad tourism in Croatia have now officially gone regional, as can be seen from his latest post on LinkedIn:    BREAKING - #Montenegro  will follow into Croatia's footsteps as it plans to introduce a Digital Nomad Visa by beginning of 2022  I would like to thank Minister Tamara Srzentić MS MBA & State Secretary Marina Banovic - from the Ministry of Public Administration, Digital Society and Media in Montenegro - for supporting…
Wednesday, 6 October 2021

Digital Nomad Valley Zadar: 89 Applications, 30 Countries in 1st Week

October 6, 2021 - A week after announcing the first so-called Croatian digital nomad village,  Digital Nomad Valley Zadar, details about the number of applicants, age range, and nationalities has been published.  Just four days before it is scheduled to open, the level of interest in the new concept of tourism has been made public. As we reported a week ago, Digital Nomad Valley Zadar is opening its doors at the Falkensteiner Borik resort in Zadar, catering to digital nomads through the winter and beeyond. You can learn more details from last week's announcement. Co-founder of the project, Mario Mrksa,…
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