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Why I Love, Love, Love Zagreb, Croatia!
By December 18, 2012
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Zagreb Cathedral.

I love Zagreb for so many reasons. Off the beaten path and away from the tourist radar, Zagreb is refreshingly local. Still relatively inexpensive compared to the rest of Europe—and even Croatia—the city is filled with regal architecture, a gas-lamp old quarter where time stands still, and inexpensive hearty cuisine. I was charmed by Zagreb’s unpretentious attitude and abundant cultural pursuits, especially its unique museums, architecture, art scene, and live music scene.

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Strossmartre full moon concert.

Zagreb is a place I knew little about beforehand. I decided to head here to round out my tour of Croatia, which was deservingly beach heavy. Essentially, I wanted to see what Croatia was like away from the sea.

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St Mark’s square, Croatia.

Hello Zagreb!
By December 17, 2012
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St Mark’s church in Zagreb’s old town.

Zagreb, Croatia has become one of my all-time favorite cities in the world, equally rivaling my favorite Croatian city of Dubrovnik. I was pleasantly surprised at the loveliness of Zagreb’s cobblestoned old town, where time seems to stand still. In the old quarter, the gas lamps are still lit by hand every evening. Boasting friendly people, plenty of culture to go around, and both tasty and inexpensive food and beer, Zagreb is one of Europe’s best kept secrets.

Stay tuned for our Zagreb coverage, coming up all this week!

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