An Expat Guide To The Cost Of Living In Croatia

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, … Read more

Moving To Croatia – What To Expect As A New Expat

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 … Read more

Giving Birth In Croatia As An Expat

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 … Read more

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

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 … Read more

Nat Newman, Croatia

Who are you? I’m Nat Newman, an Australian writer living in Zagreb. Where, when and why did you move abroad? I moved from Australia to Croatia two years ago in March of 2013. That’s the easy part. The hard part is why. I suppose I’m not your average expat. I didn’t move for my career … Read more

Croatia – Five Recommended Expat Blogs

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 bloggers who write about living there. Frank In Croatia Playing the simultaneous roles of travel guide and expat … Read more

Diane Huebner, Rijeka

Who are you? I am an American who has been living in the Balkans for 6+ years now (after this long, you stop counting). To the surprise of many, I do NOT have roots from this area. I am pretty much as American as you can get without being a Native American – meaning my … Read more

Croatia – A Good Place To Invest

by Peter Ellis, Croatia Property Services Since breaking free from Jugoslavia in the early nineties, Croatia has worked hard to rebuild the tourist industry that it was famous for in the seventies and eighties. Under the slogan ‘ The Mediterranean as it used to be’, it has moved steadily ahead. Following concerns by their tourist … Read more

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