Expat Life In Croatia

 Carlie: Hello there, it’s Carlie with the Expat Focus Podcast. When American Sara Dyson moved to Croatia in 2012, she couldn’t find any local resources in English to help her. So as she figured things out – like residency and healthcare, Croatian culture and learning the language, she posted about it on her website, expatincroatia.com, … Read more

Hanne and Markus, Koh Samui and Zagreb

Who are you? We are Hanne and Markus, a Finnish couple who decided to try new things and see the world. In the summer of 2019, we sold everything (not laptops or cameras) and moved to Thailand (Koh Samui) to start a new life and to find ourselves. After a year, and because of Covid-19, … Read more

How To Open A Bank Account In Croatia

Thanks to its natural beauty and developing economy, Croatia has become an attractive option for expats looking to relocate. This article will take you through everything you need to know about opening a bank account there.What do I need to open a bank account in Croatia? Opening a bank account in Croatia is pretty straightforward, … Read more

How To Learn The Language In Croatia

If you are intending to live and work in the beautiful country of Croatia, the issue of learning the local language will be one of the first things on your mind. We will take a look at the language and dialects in the country, how widespread the use of English may be, the languages most … Read more

What Quality Of Healthcare Can You Expect In Croatia?

Croatia has a large number of medical institutions, both in the public and the private sector. Healthcare itself is governed by the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Finance. According to the Lancet’s Healthcare Access and Quality Index for 2016, out of 195 countries, Croatia is ranked at 30, one place below the USA.According … Read more

How To Register With The Health System In Croatia

Croatia currently has a two-tier health insurance system, which consists of both private and public cover. If you are working in the country, then the latter is compulsory, and your employer will need to register you with the HZZO (the national scheme). However, you can also take out private health insurance. This can act as … Read more

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