Friday, 10 March 2023

CNN Lists Plitvice Lakes National Park Among Worlds Most Beautiful Places

March the 10th, 2023 - Alright, we hardly need to be told about just how jaw-droppingly gorgeous Croatia's oldest national park is, but with most of the rest of the world thinking Croatia's beauty is confined to the coast, it's time for Plitvice Lakes National Park to shine internationally. CNN has listed as being among the most beautiful places on planet Earth. As Poslovni Dnevnik writes, our planet is truly spectacular, and stunning beauty can be found at every turn. It is difficult to unanimously decide which are the most beautiful places in the world, but CNN brings its audience,…
Thursday, 9 March 2023

Dr. Laganini, or How I Stopped Worrying & Embraced the Rhythm

March 9, 2023 - Laganini, the chilled Croatian way. Check it out through the eyes of our latest TCN correspondent, Pedro Premuz, a Croatian returnee from Argentina. Welcome, Number 187! If you would like to write for TCN about the Croatia where you are, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Subject Writing. It's May, some random Tuesday before 10:00 am. I walk past construction workers on my way to a kafić (coffee shop), and I daringly peek inside the building they are working on. Except they are not fixing it now, they are already having their first break, which could be their second. beer in…
Thursday, 9 March 2023

Dalmatian Lamb Becomes 40th Croatian Food Product Protected by EU

March 9, 2023 - Dalmatian lamb has received the European protected designation of origin, which means that the name of the product is entered in the register of protected designations of origin and protected designations of geographical origin and is protected in the territory of the entire European Union, the Croatian Ministry of Agriculture reported on Wednesday. As 24Sata writes, the procedure for the protection of the name was initiated by the Association of Sheep and Goat Breeders of Dalmatia, which submitted a request to the Ministry of Agriculture for the protection of the designation of origin under the name…
Thursday, 9 March 2023

PLACE2GO: Here's How to Make Money on Your Amazing Photos of Croatia

March 9, 2023 - The organizers of the PLACE2GO International Tourism Fair decided this year to announce the 10th edition of the fair in the spirit of giving. In cooperation with the Croatian Tourist Board, they organized a contest in which they are looking for 20 of the most beautiful photos of Croatia, and the best authors will receive travel vouchers. As stated in today's announcement, Poslovni writes, the award-winning photos will also be shown to more than 200 exhibitors from about 20 countries and to approximately 15,000 visitors expected in Arena Zagreb from March 24 to 26. Photos can…
Thursday, 9 March 2023

Medimurje County Receives Prestigious Tourism Award in Berlin

March 9, 2023 - Medimurje County was awarded a prominent award for sustainability in tourism this week in Berlin. On the stage of the leading global tourist expo "ITB Berlin," the "silver of a golden glow" award, as they call it in Medimurje, was awarded to Prefect Matija Posavac and Director of the Tourist Board of Medimurje County Rudi Grula. As Poslovni writes, the Green Destinations Certification Committee's official decision, which has so far certified hundreds of destinations worldwide, signed by president Dr. Albert Salman, has been ready for a few days. However, in Medimurje, they were meticulously preparing for…
Thursday, 9 March 2023

Croatian Startup Choncha Making Life Easier for People and Plants

March the 9th, 2023 - The rather remarkable Croatian startup Choncha is set to make life much easier for both people and the plants they buy and might forget to take care of and water once or twice, or... maybe constantly. As Poslovni Dnevnik/Josipa Ban writes, plant selection and care should soon be much easier thanks to the unusual and innovative Croatian startup Choncha, which has created a smart plant pot that should be on the market soon. This clever product, which is based on the application of the Internet of Things (IoT), comes in combination with an associated application…
Thursday, 9 March 2023

Croatian-Austrian Startup PlanRadar Making History in Tasmania

March the 9th, 2023 - The Croatian-Austrian startup PlanRadar is making waves on the other side of the world, with the digitalisation of the largest infrastructure project in Tasmanian history. As Poslovni Dnevnik/Darko Bicak writes, the Croatian-Austrian startup PlanRadar, a company whose eponymous cloud platform has been designed to digitise construction processes, has been selected as the software supplier for the 786 million Australian dollars (500.45 million euros) Bridgewater Bridge project over the Derwent River in Australia. The work of building the bridge is being managed by Burbury Consulting, and it is the largest infrastructural transport project in the entire…
Wednesday, 8 March 2023

Meet the Mighty State of Uhljebistan in Croatia

March 8, 2023 - So how does Croatia really work? Meet the Mighty State of Uhljebistan. Can learning one word of a foreign language change your understanding of that country and your relationships with your local friends? It did with me. The day I learned the word Uhljeb and its effect on Croatian society, Croatia changed for me, and so did my relationships with many of my Croatian friends.
Find out how Croatia really works be entering insides the walls of the Mighty State of Uhljebistan, a country within a country in Croatia. **** You can subscribe to the…
Wednesday, 8 March 2023

How to Obtain Permanent Croatian Residence as an EU/EEA Citizen

March the 8th, 2023 - In this article, I'll take you through what you need to do to obtain permanent Croatian residence as a European Union/European Economic Area citizen. A bit of good news is that EU law makes this your right to have after five years of lawful, uninterrupted temporary residence. Let's dive in. I've already written extensively about what you need to do to secure temporary Croatian residence as an EU/EEA citizen in this article, so make sure to click on that and read through it if it applies to you, because you won't get permanent Croatian residence…
Wednesday, 8 March 2023

European Central Bank: Intro of Euro in Croatia Only Mildly Affected Prices

March 8, 2023 - The introduction of the euro in Croatia only affected the prices in January and February relatively mildly, by 0.4 percentage points. This is similar to the experiences of other countries that introduced the euro, shows the Preliminary analysis of the European Central Bank (ECB) and the Croatian National Bank (CNB). As Index writes, the analysis was published in a blog post titled Has the Euro Changeover Caused Extra Inflation in Croatia? The blog authors Matteo Falagiarda, Christine Gartner, Ivan Muzic, and Andreja Pufnik found that the January increase rates of the price of goods were in…
Wednesday, 8 March 2023

AmCham Croatia Presents Results of Business Environment in Croatia Study

March 8, 2023 - The main limiting factors in business in Croatia have been inflation and growing energy costs, and a lack of appropriate workforce, according to AmCham Croatia. “Despite the good business results in 2022 and optimistic business plans, the caution of companies is observed in anticipation of possible negative effects on business. The main limiting factors in business are inflation and increasing energy costs and lack of appropriate workforce,” said Andrea Doko Jelusic, executive director of AmCham, presenting the results of a study on the business environment in Croatia, which was conducted in the period from December 12,…
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