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Sarma

Winter has come, Christmas is over, but there’s one thing to keep our bellies full, our bodies warm and our faces smiling and it’s sarma! 😀  Originally from the former Ottoman Empire, sarma is a dish traditionally served in countries all the way from Middle East to the Balkans and Central Europe. The word sarma comes…

Christmas gift hunt

Are you running out of ideas for your Christmas presents? Feeling uninspired, and not very thick on the budget? If the answer to all those questions is ”yes”, see how Giulia went searching for perfect Christmas presents! Maybe you’ll get some ideas afterwards. Either way, Christmas is getting closer every day and with it comes the pressure to…

Korean Roommate

Having a roommate is always an exciting experience, but what happens when your roomie is Korean? What’s it like to live with someone from a completely different culture and a completely different country, and what can you learn from it? What is Zagreb like, compared to Korea? To answer all those questions and more, our…

Jadranka

Jadranka is a traditional Croatian name, so of course you wouldn’t normally associate it with an Asian person. But this Erasmus student of the Faculty of Agriculture may not be what you expected at first – she’s transgender. For those of you still not quite familiar with the term, transgender are people who have a…

Street Musicians in Zagreb

Street performers and musicians are the core of every city; their talent is what makes city streets less dull and more interesting. Sometimes they make you laugh and instantly make your day better, sometimes they annoy you, but it’s safe to say that some of them are incredibly talented and the sound of their music…

All Saint’s Day

All Saints’ Day is a solemn holy day of the Catholic Church celebrated annually on November 1. Some may remember it as the day after Halloween, but traditionally, it’s the day that is mostly spent visiting the graves of the ones that we lost. The day is dedicated to the saints of the Church, that…

Political Campaigns in Croatia

With great power comes great responsibility, as Ben Parker used to say. In the case of Croatian parliamentary elections (or any elections around the world, really), with great power comes a lot of benefits and plenty of new ways to trick people into giving you their vote. Erasmus students experienced their first parliamentary elections in Croatia…