Erasmus Guide

The place to be seen

Some Saturdays are more special than others. Here in Zagreb, we make every Saturday counts. Sarah Krka, Anita Fudalej, Maksym Sytnikov, Tena Šar?evi? and Anna Will had a first-hand experience of Špica. “It’s a ritual, it’s kind of old school Facebook.” – Maroje You just need to say „see you at Špica“ and everybody knows the…

Erasmus portraits

They are Myroslava, Nika and Marjolein, and this is their story. Sandra Grego and Darjan Fioli? made a short story of their Erasmus colleagues, who took a chance to answer some FAQ about their experience in Croatia. Most common one was, as expected, why Zagreb? “I wanted to explore new places and also improve my english”, Myroslava Mialova admitted ….

Republic of Croatia Square

During the last 150 years, the name of the square, firstly named the Fair Square, was changed for six times.  The last name change from Marshall Tito Square to Republic of Croatia Square once again divided Croatia’s folks. The Square is, in a way, a daily destination for opera singer Dario ?uri? who works in the Croatian National Theatre. “I noticed…

His name is Dominik

  Meet Dominik, a FPZG student whose fate will remind you how simple, everyday things are sometimes taken for granted. Life with disability isn’t easy. Despite the the obvious, everyday obstacles, Dominik decided to move from Pula to the Capital to study at the desired faculty. “Sometimes it’s hard, but you need to find your…

The last surviving Mammoth

  Did you know that the largest building in Croatia is also one of the largest apartment blocks in Europe?  It’s called Mamutica, which means female mammoth, and is located in Travno, the eastern part of New Zagreb. Firstly, around 1975, the architect ?uro Mirkovi? decided to call this huge giant building Tratin?ica, which stands for the flower…

Cinema Guide

There are plenty od cinemas in Zagreb, yet not enough time to visit them all. Especially if you are an exchange student who wants to see everything that Zagreb is offering. That is the reason why Sarah Krka, Anita Fudalej, Maksym Sytnikov, Tena Šar?evi? and Anna Will have made this short Cinema Guide, so you can easily…

How to keep connection

Júlia from Brazil often uses her watch to communicate with her parents, which is not quite common in Croatian culture. Yet, she doesn’t mind anymore the puzzled looks on random passersbys’ faces, who think Júlia talks with her hands. “I recieved a call from my mum and three people just stopped and kept staring at…

Bookworms’ Paradise

If you’re desperately looking for a perfect place to drink coffee and simply relax while reading your new favorite book, seek no more!  Mislav Modronja, Luisa Bernal, Silvie Leštinská, Victor Martinez and Cristina Ruiz found you one! It’s location is the Marti?eva street in Zagreb, and here’s why visiting Booksa should find its way to your bucket list.  “Booksa…

Pastry mystery

Bakeries are a daily destination for most Croats, but not for our foreign colleagues as well. In Zagreb, where the most expensive bakery’s meal cost less than 15 kunas, you can see people eating pastries everywhere you look, while in some other parts of Europe this kind of meal isn’t so affordable. “Bakeries in Prague are so expensive and people prefer…

A museum that heals a broken heart

  There is no a better place to learn about the relationships than a Museum of Broken Relationships. The Museum, shortly called Brokenship, is a eternal home for personal objects that once belonged to former lovers. All of this belongings were donated along with a brief description of their former owners’s (mostly sad) breakup story….