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.Unique Zagreb Expats
Keeping expats updated with local events, activities, offers and opportunities, the Unique Zagreb Expats page is written in English, and connects global wanderers living in the northwestern capital of Croatia. This page shares exclusive photos / videos produced for the linked website and features a newsletter which is a great source of information for new expats settling into their new home.
The Fair of Culture is celebrating 10 years of showcasing art and design in Croatia, breaking down the boundaries between artistic disciplines and bringing about a new way of viewing architecture. Curated in Croatian, the 1,500 strong Facebook community is passionate, creative and presents a unique window onto the local culture.
Expats Meet Split
The 900+ members of this welcoming expat forum are from all walks of life, and now live in this Dalmatian coastal town best known for its beaches and the fortress-like complex at its center. With lively debates and excellent recommendations both gastronomic and domestic, this is one to check out.
The Begonja family are expats living in Croatia, travelling and exploring the Croatian coastlines. Specialising in Balkan travel with a particular adoration for their adopted home, these Australians are straight up and honest about life and the challenges that living so far from their original home presents. Written with a bright and engaging tone, chasing a figurative Donkey never sounded like such fun.
Expats In Dubrovnik
This group was created to facilitate better communication of expats, foreigners and students in Dubrovnik, Croatia. It’s a great way to meet people who share similar interests, and love to partake in activities and events. They entreat new joiners to help make Dubrovnik even more interesting for expats.
The capital city of Zagreb is distinguished by its 18th- and 19th-century Austro-Hungarian architecture, and makes for a perfect backdrop to the networking meetups organised and supported by the Zagreb Expat Facebook page. Friendly and vibrant, this active group of families and businesspeople alike are great to get to know.
Expats Living In Croatia
The idea of this Facebook page is to share experiences and ideas to help other expats make the smooth change to life in Croatia. The motto of the page administrators is to keep the tone ‘real’ and up to date with happenings going on in the country. Curated with a humourous tone, the articles on the page are to encourage all expats (of heritage or new to the country) to get to know each other for chats, discussions and support.
Expats In Split
A 1000+ strong group for expats, their friends & locals with a strong connection to the expat community in and around Split & Dalmacija. Largely it is a group to meet people, ask information about the beautiful area and find out insider tips on living in Croatia’s second-largest city.
The social media face of an extremely helpful blog, Expat In Croatia is a wonderful resource for expats newly moved and well established alike. Authored by Texan expat Sara, posts are a mixture of general advice and specialised knowledge that will be handy in many situations.
There isn’t any point moving to a new country and simply exchanging one cubicle-dwelling existance for a second identical life of drudgery and screen staring. The Croatia Full Of Life Facebook and Twitter timelines are simply full of inspirational plans, gorgeous landscapes and adventurous ideas for exploring the 21,851 square miles of stunning countryside.
We’re always on the lookout for more accounts to feature – if you write about living in Croatia on social media, leave us a link in the comments and we’ll take a look!