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Croatia is the lifestyle destination of Europe. If you are already here, you will know that. If you need a little persuasion that Croatia should be your next safe, authentic lifestyle destination, then you have come to the right place. The DNA news section covers the latest digital nomad news from various perspectives. Check out some of the latest news and features below:

Extra Virgin Digital Nomads 5th in Olive Picking World Championships

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They came for 4 weeks back in April to take part in the Dubrovnik Digital Nomads-in-Residence program. But they can’t quite seem to keep away… The 4th Olive Picking World Championships took place in Postira on the island of Brac last week, a unique way to promote this important Dalmatian…

DNA Croatia’s Tanja Polegubic Interview with Kongres Magazine

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It has been an action-packed – and award-winning – 12 months for DNA Croatia co-founder, Tanja Polegubic. Kongres Magazine talked to Polegubic, whose projects  Zagreb Digital Nomad Week and Dubrovnik Digital Nomads-in-Residence won the award for the best crossover event, the audience award and the best in sustainability award at…

DNA Croatia Presents at Cross Border Coworking Conference in Budva

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DNA Croatia went international earlier this month, as co-founders Jan de Jong and Tanja Polegubic both took part at the 2021 Cross Border Coworking Conference in Budva. The first regional conference of its kind as part of the 2Code project involving four cities from three countries, the aims of the…

Dean Kuchel Reflects on Being Zagreb Digital Nomad Ambassador for September

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There was plenty of digital nomad energy in the Croatian capital last month, as popular Israeli nomad Dean Kuchel took to his duties as the September Zagreb Digital Nomad Ambassador with enthusiasm. Dean, who has visited an incredible 101 countries in just 8 years, including the pandemic year of 2020,…

Meet Andrae Smith, Zagreb Digital Nomad Ambassador for October

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  The Zagreb Digital Nomad Ambassador program welcomed its fourth ambassador earlier this month, as Andrae Smith jetted in from South Africa to take up residence at the Doma Zagreb Aparthotel in Zagreb, taking over from Israeli Dean Kuchel. You can see Andrae’s one-minute video application for the ambassador program…

DNA Croatia President Announces Montenegro Digital Nomad Visa

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Building the community and developing the eco-system takes time and collaboration, but the early results of such initiatives are now visible beyond Croatia’s borders. DNA Croatia President Jan de Jong was in Montenegro last week, where he shared this fantastic update on LinkedIN – an imminent digital nomad visa for…

Nomad List 2021 Survey: Croatia 2nd Most Like Country, Zagreb Top 5 City

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Croatia may be at the start of its digital nomad journey, but it is already getting noticed by the global digital nomad community. With more digital nomads arriving and discovering multiple destinations in Croatia, the buzz is spreading slowly as nomads share experiences. And some rather excellent results for Croatia…

A ‘Croatian Digital Nomad Village!’: Meet Digital Nomad Valley Zadar

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A new milestone in the emerging Croatian digital nomad story, as the first Croatian digital nomad village has been announced by the Digital Nomads Croatia Facebook community this morning. Digital Nomad Valley Zadar is located in Borik, Zadar, a short walk from the historic old town. Co-founder Mario Mrksa will be explaining…

Dubrovnik Digital Nomads-in-Residence Picks Up 2 Awards at Conventa 2021

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A good night in Ljubljana for the inaugural Dubrovnik  Digital Nomads-in-Residence program which picked up two awards at Conventa 2021. It was the world’s first such project, a digital nomad-in-residence program which brought 10 nomads from around the world together for 4 weeks in Dubrovnik, to live and work their…

Veronica Mulhall, First Zagreb Digital Nomad Ambassador Exit Interview

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Imagine you knew almost nothing about Zagreb, apart from the fact that it was the Croatian capital, and then won a competition to become the  city’s first digital nomad ambassador. That was what happened to New Yorker Veronica Mulhall, who is loosely based in Africa with partner Julian, when they…

Meet Rudi Witkowsky, Zagreb Digital Nomad Ambassador for August

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After the success of Zagreb Digital Nomad Week, the second phase of the project has focused on life as a digital nomad in the Croatian capital. The Zagreb Digital Nomad Ambassador Project sees six different digital nomads as guests of the city, each for a calendar month in Zagreb. The…

Zagreb Coworking Spaces, a Map for Remote Workers

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You have arrived in the Croatian capital and found your accommodation. Walking around the city, you are charmed by its green spaces, its relaxed cafe lifestyle, and its diverse gourmet offer. But it will not be long before your thoughts will turn to the practicalities of life as a remote…

Split Digital Nomad Lifestyle Trending #1 on CNBC News

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The word is slowly starting to get out… Croatia is a fantastic place for digital nomads, both in terms of affordability and outstanding lifestyle. The latest free global promotion comes in the shape of a great feature article from American Steve Tsensterensky, who was actually only the 7th person to…

Croatian Island Life & the New Digital Nomad Permit

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(Photo credit Jess Romano) August 3, 2021 – So what is life like in Croatia for those who get the Croatian digital nomad permit? The second ever recipient was Jess Romano, who moved from San Francisco to the island of Hvar back in October last year. She fell in love…

Split PR Agency VAJT Bags Second IPRA Golden World Award for Digital Nomad Visa Project!

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For the second time in three years, VAJT has been awarded the most significant professional award, the Golden World Award given by IPRA, the International Public Relations Association, the world’s umbrella organization in public relations. VAJT was again awarded in the Public Affairs category, this time for the project “Introduction of a visa…

Finding Zagreb: From Zero to Hooked on Croatia’s Capital City

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July 30, 2021 – A few weeks ago, all that Veronica Mulhall knew about Zagreb was that it was the Croatian capital. After several weeks as the first Zagreb Digital Nomad Ambassador, her perspective has completely changed. As if it was always meant to be, I have been walking around…

Mandy Fransz of Make the Leap Digital on Croatian Digital Nomad Opportunity

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It is a few weeks now since the conclusion of Zagreb Digital Nomad Week 2021, the first conference of its kind in the Croatian capital. There was plenty of positive energy throughout the week, despite the heat, including several inspirational speakers. Among them was Mandy Fransz from the Netherlands, who…

Zagreb Digital Nomad Week Video Review by Hashtag Content Agency

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July 18, 2021 – Zagreb Digital Nomad Week 2021 was an important step in the city’s digital nomad development. Meet some of the stakeholders and learn their impressions. Seven days, 7 themes, 7 locations. Zagreb Digital Nomad Week was an intense week, full of creativity and inspiration, showcasing the Croatian…

Interview with Veronica Mulhall, First Zagreb Digital Nomad Ambassador

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July 5, 2021 – Zagreb has its first digital nomad ambassador. A first interview with Veronica Mulhall, who will be resident in the Croatian capital for the month of July.  After an inspiring 7 days during Zagreb Digital Nomad Week 2021, the second component of the project kicked off on…

Zagreb Digital Nomad Viewpoints: Impact Hub Co-Founder Hermes Arriaga

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June 18, 2021 – Continuing our look at different perspectives ahead of Zagreb Digital Nomad Week 2021 & Zagreb Digital Nomad Ambassador Project, some thoughts from co-founder of Croatia’s first-ever co-working space, Mexican Hermes Arriaga. Ahead of Zagreb Digital Nomad Week 2021, which starts on Monday, we continue our look…

Plitvice Lakes Through the Lens of a Croatian Digital Nomad Permit Holder

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July 1, 2021 – Digital nomads give back to communities in various ways. The second in a new series on TCN, following the lens of Steve Tsentserensky, one of the early recipients of the Croatian digital nomad permit. Where better to continue than Plitvice Lakes National Park? One of the…

Zagreb Ranked 43 in Global Work-from-Anywhere Index, 18 in Europe

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July 1, 2021 – As Zagreb Digital Nomad Week 2021 ends, the Croatian capital finds itself ranking highly on a new Work-from-Anywhere Index.  One of the most interesting aspects of the recent Zagreb Digital Nomad Week was observing the reactions of the visiting nomads. Things that impressed – or probably…

Zagreb Digital Nomad Week 2021: 5 Key Takeaways

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June 28, 2021 – After an action-packed and thought-provoking Zagreb Digital Nomad Week 2021, some key takeaways for Zagreb and Croatia. I wasn’t quite sure what to expect from Zagreb Digital Nomad Week 2021, but I knew that it would be inspiring. Sometimes, when I write about an opportunity for…

Dean Kuchel of Digital Nomad World: Zagreb Checks All the Boxes

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June 27, 2021 – As Zagreb Digital Nomad Week 2021 draws to a close, Dean Kuchel of Digital Nomad World shares his thoughts on Zagreb as a digital nomad destination. Day 5 of Zagreb Digital Nomad Week 2021 was undoubtedly the highlight in terms of content, with a number of…

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