More than 300,000 tons of food is thrown away by Croatian households every year, despite efforts by organisations trying to incite solidarity with the hundreds of hungry and homeless people.
According to the Croatian Bureau of Statistics (DZS), 74 percent of Croatian households have computers, two percent less than in 2018, while 81 percent have broadband Internet access.
It is the month of December. It's chilly outside and Christmas is just around the corner. It's the perfect time to talk about holiday food! One local museum in Požega looked to the traditional kitchen for inspiration for a seasonal exhibition called Museum in a Pot, a project that explores traditional holiday recipes and customs.
The Slovakian capital of Bratislava has become the first city outside Croatia to name one of its streets after Vukovar - the city of heroes.
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- State election commission announces list of presidential candidates
- Final day for submission of candidacies for presidential elections
- Vukovar gets street name in Bratislava
- Opposition to file no-confidence motion against Minister Divjak
- Croatian students do poorly on PISA tests
- 20th anniversary of the death of Franjo Tudjman marked in Split
Growing up, I could count up to ten in Croatian because it made my great-grandmother smile. Oh, and I got candy from her as well because by accident my brother and I spoke to her in French one day out of sheer frustration/curiosity and we discovered—to our mutual joy—that the word for candy (bonbon) is the same in French and Croatian.
Now that the dust has settled, let’s take a look back at this year’s Advent Christmas market in Zagreb.
We all know how much Croatians love to point out how awesome they are at sports. But let’s be honest, the mind-boggling success that Croatia achieved in 2018 would make any country in the world proud.
I spent some time in Prague recently and it got me thinking about some - perhaps unfair - comparisons between Zagreb and Croatia as a whole.