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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:

Introducing: Our Digital Nomad Helpdesk

In partnership with M+ Group, we are thrilled to announce a digital nomad helpdesk! Launched in April 2022, it will evolve and gather all the frequently asked questions by digital nomads, and provide a comprehensive resource to anyone looking to apply for the digital nomad permit. If they can’t answer…

Digital Nomads and Responsible Travel: Authentic Yucatan

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In my last post, I challenged the idea of having an authentic experience when we travel and this time I will share with you my experience in exploring the Yucatan peninsula from my current base in Merida. Following the Responsible Travel’s Inclusive Economic Growth guidelines, more specifically, not to contribute…

Easter, pantyhose and onions

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When you look at these three words at first glance they don’t make sense together, but to every Croatian, they go hand in hand. This Sunday most Croatians will celebrate Easter, which means there is one thing on everyone’s mind – the Easter egg fight. Before diving into more details…

What did DNA Croatia do in 2021?

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The first quarter has just flown by, and we have been hard at work promoting Croatia as a digital nomad destination, continuing the work DNA Croatia did in 2021. We have been working with public, private and nonprofit organisations in each city, and answering questions from digital nomads. We’ve been…

Digital Nomads and Responsible Travel – Celebrating local culture

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Last week I moved from Guadalajara (Jalisco) to Merida (Yucatan). I am therefore still in Mexico but it is a different vibe nonetheless. In Guadalajara you have mariachis and tequila, which is maybe the first association we, foreigners, have of Mexico. Yet since it is pretty modern and large city,…

Responsible digital nomads – Join the community! III

Budgeting, travel and documents were featured in our last blogpost for becoming a digital nomad, and we continue with all the key questions to ask yourself this time around. Remember, if you’re thinking about becoming a digital nomad in Croatia, join our Facebook group and we can help you with…

Digital Nomads and Responsible Travel: Promoting Social Well-Being

The last concept of responsible travel that we will be exploring is promoting social well-being. Being involved in interpersonal relations work and having a background of volunteering and team work in intercultural and international settings, I immediately found this particular concept the closest to my heart.  Social well-being and digital…

Digital Nomads and Responsible Travel: Inclusive Economic Growth

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Last time we explored the first concept of responsible travel, which revolved around environmental concerns. This week we will be looking at the inclusive economic growth and our part in promoting it. What is inclusive economic growth?  Economic growth as a term might sound big and point to larger issues…

Meet Rax Suen, Zagreb Digital Nomad Ambassador for November

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The first Asian digital nomad ambassador has arrived. After an extended stay in South America, Rax Suen jetted in to Croatia from Buenos Aires on his way home to Singapore. Owner of Nomads Unveiled, Rax drove up from Split last night and was immediately put to work, as he introduced…

Reflections of October Zagreb Digital Nomad Ambassador Andrae Smith

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October brought some South African sunshine to the Zagreb Digital Nomad project in the form of Andrae Smith from Work Wanderers, who was the four ambassador in the 6-month program. Andrae had a busy month and she said her farewells at a Zagreb Meetup and Pitch event at Canopy by…

Digital Nomadism in Croatia, the Thesis Study Topic: Congratulations, Jozo!

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It is very encouraging to see the digital nomad opportunity being increasingly embraced by the next generation in Croatia. The more young people who see its potential, and their role to play, the brighter Croatia’s future. And now digital nomadism has entered Croatian universities in the form of a master’s…

DNA Croatia Launches Accommodation Platform ‘DNA Stay’

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An announcement from DNA Croatia President, Jan de Jong, reposted from LinkedIn: And we are live!! ? DNA Stay is the new booking platform for mid- & long-term property rentals in #Croatia – targeting #digitalnomads. DNA Stay, founded by the Digital Nomad Association Croatia – is now enabling property owners to list their apartments, houses & villas…

Fearful & Fearless Dubrovnik Freelancers, a Local Perspective at EFWeek

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One the many factors of the success of the Dubrovnik Digital Nomads-in-Residence program earlier this year was the involvement of the community of Dubrovnik in the co-creation of the strategy moving forward. Two of the star contributors will be making yet one more contribution as part of European Freelancers Week,…

Life on the Road as a DN in Croatia: Event in Split for EF Week

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The spirit of the DNA-sponsored Dubrovnik Digital Nomads-in-Residence program lives on. One of the DNIRs, Charlie Brown, together with husband Sam, will be hosting an event in Split tomorrow as part of European Freelancer Week, which runs until October 24. Charlie and Sam Brown: from couple to colleagues to competitors…

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…

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