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Should You Rent In Croatia Before Becoming A Citizen?

Wednesday August 29, 2018 (18:48:13)

There is an endless list of things to plan when it comes to moving house, let alone country! Expats who are planning a move will almost all be thinking about where to live, and some may also be concerned with citizenship. It’s not often that these two subjects go hand in hand, so the question of whether you should rent in Croatia before becoming a citizen may initially seem counterintuitive but is relevant for this country. We’ve created this guide to answer this question, and also show how you can potentially achieve Citizenship in Croatia through renting.   more ...

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Moving To Zagreb: A Guide For New Expats

Friday July 27, 2018 (13:49:14)

The capital city of Croatia, Zagreb, is located in the northwest of the country, along the Sava River and the southern slopes of the Medvednica Mountain. Approximately a quarter of the population of Croatia live in Zagreb and its surrounding areas; as of 2018, this number is in the region of 1.1 million.   more ...

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Moving To Croatia? Don't Get Tied Up By The Red Tape

Friday May 11, 2018 (11:45:00)

Croatia is a relatively young country full of potential. With its stunning coastlines, rugged mountain peaks and dense forests, it’s undoubtedly a beautiful place. However, in recent years Croatia has struggled due to slow economic growth as well as an infrastructure that’s been dragging its heels and is in drastic need of an overhaul.

Politicians have promised that this will happen, and that radical changes will streamline various processes across the board. As tourism in Croatia increases, so does the tantalizing prospect of investment from foreign entrepreneurs. The biggest issue thus far has been the infamous red tape that has plagued many an investor. With frequently shifting regulations and high tax burdens, the full potential of foreign investment has not got off the ground yet.   more ...

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Ten Reasons You Should Move To Croatia

Saturday May 06, 2017 (01:12:23)
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Croatia is a young country, having gained independence from the former Yugoslavia in 1991. It is a country of great diversity with its stunning Adriatic coastline, rich mountain forests and Mediterranean weather. Croatia is becoming an increasingly popular destination for expats, most of whom settle down in Zagreb, the capital city. Dubrovnik too is a popular city for expats.   more ...

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Croatia - Recommended Social Media Accounts

Tuesday February 21, 2017 (14:57:29)
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At Expat Focus, we like to be on the lookout for resources around the web that could help prospective expats adjust to their new countries. Today, we’re taking a look at Croatia and some of the social media accounts you should be following if you’re thinking of moving there.   more ...

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Croatia - Recommended Blogs

Sunday October 23, 2016 (03:02:36)
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At Expat Focus, we like to be on the lookout for resources around the web that could help prospective expats adjust to their new countries. Today, we’re taking a look at Croatia and some of the blogs that might be useful for expats there.   more ...

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An Expat Guide To The Cost Of Living In Croatia

Wednesday March 30, 2016 (13:33:21)

Croatia, often referred to as Eastern Europe’s youngest nation, gained its independence from Yugoslavia in the year 1991. Since then, expats from all over the world have been attracted to this geographically diverse country, primarily because of its Mediterranean climate, densely-forested mountains, rolling hills, and Adriatic coastline. Surrounded by Hungary, Slovenia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Serbia, and Montenegro, its proximity to places like Paris, London, Berlin, and Venice are an added bonus.   more ...

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Moving To Croatia - What To Expect As A New Expat

Sunday September 13, 2015 (15:58:35)
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Although Croatia has grown in popularity as a tourist destination over the last decade, it still isn’t among the most popular expat locations in the world, or even in Europe. However, there is a small expat community here, and although most expats tend to live in Croatia only temporarily, more people are starting to see it as a viable and desirable long-term option. If you’re considering moving to Croatia yourself, here’s a brief idea of what to expect.   more ...

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Giving Birth In Croatia As An Expat

Wednesday August 12, 2015 (12:52:41)
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Croatia, one of Europe’s youngest nations, has been attracting foreigners from all over the world since the end of the Balkan war. Also known as “The New Tuscany”, this picturesque region is now home to many expats. Some choose to give birth in Croatia, instead of traveling back to their home countries during pregnancy. The experience is almost the same as it is in most other East European countries, with a few minor differences.   more ...

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Don't Buy Property In Croatia Until You've Read This

Tuesday August 11, 2015 (12:38:22)
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Located in southeastern Europe, Croatia is bordered by countries such as Hungary, Slovenia, and Bosnia & Herzegovina. Croatia has a thriving tourism industry and is known for its rich historical heritage, abundant natural scenery and pleasant weather. The country also attracts a growing number of expats. Many of them live in the capital city of Zagreb, a modern destination that is on par with other popular cities of Central Europe such as Budapest and Prague.   more ...