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

Maribeth Theisen, Near Split

Who are you? My name is Maribeth Theisen. I’m an American married to a British man.I’m a psychotherapist, photographer and travel blogger at MBsWorld. Where, when and why did you move abroad? I’ve actually lived abroad previously; as a child in Germany, a teenager in Vietnam, recently in France, and now Croatia. I learned so … Read more

Phil And Katya, Sibenik

Who are you? We are Phil and Katya, the couple that travels and moves from country to country looking for a new experience and exploring our wonderful world. Together we’ve been to seven countries and some more before we met each other.We decided not to waste hundreds of pictures we bring from our trips and … Read more

Rod Young, Gornji Karin

Who are you? Rod Young. From the UK. Where, when and why did you move abroad? Moved to Gornji Karin near Zadar in March 2017.My partner Cheryl and I had been coming here by motorcycle for many years on holiday. Five years before we moved, we decided to change our lives, stop chasing the money … Read more

Tina Donovan, Istria

My name is Tina Donovan and I am Australian with dual nationality (UK). I am living in Istria, in the north west of Croatia, and have now been here for ten months. For many years I have wanted to live in Europe. I visited Italy many times while still living in Australia and loved it. … Read more

Moe, Zagreb

Who are you? Moe from Jordan, married to a Croatian girl and just moved to Zagreb after working in Dubai for 15 years.Where, when and why did you move abroad? I am in Zagreb now, moved last June, because we had enough of Dubai and we missed the European lifestyle, since I experienced being in … Read more

Jennifer Graf-Domijan, Northern Coastal Croatia

Who are you? Jennifer Graf-Domijan: I work in the music and travel industries. My background is as a classical opera singer, but I’m currently working half of each year as a tour director in Central Europe. I also own and operate a successful Christmas Caroling business, which operates seasonally during the holidays in the Northeast … Read more

Theresa Khalil, Zagreb

Who are you? I am Theresa Khalil from Egypt living in Zagreb with my Croatian husband. I am a documentary filmmaker and founder of Unique Zagreb, which I initiated to create English speaking activities for people in Zagreb.Where, when and why did you move abroad? I moved abroad in 2012 first to Portugal as I … Read more

Anastasia Kingsley, Dalmatia

Who are you? I’m Anastasia Kingsley, born, raised and educated in the USA (California to be exact). My dad was a first generation American, of Croatian heritage, though he never set foot in his homeland. His parents were immigrants and his way of life, all his life, was definitely European. My mom is of French … 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

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