Reasons why even Grinch would like Advent in Zagreb

Reasons why even Grinch would like Advent in Zagreb

Reasons why even Grinch would like Advent in Zagreb

The festive period and the magical season of Christmas markets is already behind us, but why not bring back all the nice memories and be absolutely prepared for Christmas adventures vol. 2017.? Kuhano vino (mulled wine) or medica (schnapps)? Fritule (donuts) or Germknödel? Roasted chestnuts? You name it! Large or small, each market reflects the culture and tradition of the region – food, drink, music and more. Zagreb, the capital of Croatia has been voted “European Best Christmas Market“ two years in a row! The capital of Croatia is for sure the best destination to celebrate Christmas in Europe. So,

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Croatian Folklore for Dummies

Croatian Folklore for Dummies

For those of you who have never seen anything of Croatian folklore or examined Croatia’s anthropology and ethnology, it might seem like a really modest area (due to the small size of Croatia) compared to some other world regions famous for its tradition and music, like South America, Asia or Africa. But, oh boy, you’re wrong! Croats are one of the oldest cultural groups in Europe. Today’s Croatia is placed on the crossroads of traditional European and exotic oriental civilization, with strong ancient Slavic, Mediterranean, central and eastern European influences. Since the early centuries, as ancient Croatian tribes moved across

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