Tag Archives: Local Voices Croatia

Welcome to the EverTheNomad blog! My name is Anja. I'm a New York-based travel writer who also takes an occasional good photo. Whether I'm traveling through the back roads of some faraway country or sitting in my Brooklyn apartment on a rainy night, this is where I share my thoughts and impressions.

Local Voices Croatia: Kat Bowman, Le Zbor

I heard of Le Zbor, Croatia’s mixed lesbian and feminist female choir, the first such choir in southeastern Europe, just a few weeks ago. Soon after, I went to the release party for their first album at Tvornica in Zagreb … Continue reading

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Local Voices Croatia: Darko Dominik, Prostor

People often ask me what to do and see in Zagreb. I typically urge everyone who comes to visit to pop into Prostor, one of the coolest stores in Croatia’s capital, for a look around. Find out why as I … Continue reading

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Local Voices Croatia: Nataša & Martina, I-GLE

Croatia’s fashion scene is on a steadfast climb, with local designers slowly getting their moment of spotlight on the global scene. Zagreb is a great spot to check it out and, while you’re at it, nab some cool “homegrown” couture. … Continue reading

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Local Voices Croatia: Lada Radin, Taste of Croatia

Gotta thank Twitter for introducing me to Taste of Croatia! We were following each other for some time and then at the recent Zagreb Wine Gourmet Weekend, I met Lada Radin (one of four people in the collective) in person … Continue reading

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Local Voices Croatia: Vanja Žanko, Lauba

I met curator Vanja Žanko when I toured Lauba, one of Zagreb’s newest and coolest art spaces, for an article I was writing about Zagreb’s booming art scene. As she was showing me around the former warehouse, she did it … Continue reading

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Local Voices Croatia: Tomislav Pavleka, Kamene Priče

All roads in Istria lead to Bale. At least all “my roads”. Yet many people in Croatia have never heard of this small town. Since the first moment I visited on a research trip in 2008, I’ve been hooked. I … Continue reading

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Local Voices Croatia: Ivana Vukšić, Street Art Museum

A couple of years ago, I interviewed Ivana for the last edition of Lonely Planet Croatia, about the Street Art Museum – her “baby” – which at the time was Zagreb’s latest opening. As a fan of street art, I … Continue reading

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Local Voices Croatia: Siniša Matković-Mikulčić, Secret Hvar

I met Siniša Matković-Mikulčić, founder and owner of Secret Hvar travel agency, a few summers ago when a friend introduced us during my research jaunt on the island. Siniša took me to hidden spots I never knew existed, even though … Continue reading

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Local Voices Croatia: Iva & Vanja, Kuchica

Kuchica is Croatia’s coolest little house. Literally: Kućica means little house in Croatian, and this little house’s cool. I fell in love with this rural retreat close to Zagreb when I first “discovered” it through word of mouth a couple … Continue reading

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Local Voices Croatia: Mika Buljević, Booksa

For full disclosure, I love Booksa (Martićeva 14d; closed Mondays). I had my first – and only – poetry reading in Croatia in this cafe-literary club back in 2004 so it’s a link to fond memories. Plus it happens to … Continue reading

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