Croatian Zagorje

PORK CRACKLINGS / CVARCI / CVARKI

For those who planned to start a diet this week- you may better skip this article! Pork cracklings are a famous dish that can be found all around South to Eastern Europe in different variations. They are an excellent snack…
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Medvedgrad, photo by J. Duval, photo credit by TB of Zagreb

Near the city of Zagreb, close to every heart

It’s easier for two – that’s why Zagreb Tourist Board and the Krapina-Zagorje County Tourist Board collaborate in the campaign “Near the city, close to the heart” in which Zagreb and Zagorje are promoted together for the first time through…
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Archive of the Cultural Center Klanjec

Sarcophagi of Emmerich and Sigismund Erdödy

This year’s Museum Night called “Possible Impossible,” which took place this year under ‘COVID’ circumstances, was the occasion for opening the forthcoming permanent exhibition, a sarcophagus estate at Klanjec Cultural Center. Although not everything is completed. The exhibition brings a…
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Hušnjakovo, archaeological finding,nowdays, photo credit by archives of Museum MKN

The richest collection of Neanderthal man in the world

Hušnjakovo, archaeological finding, nowadays, photo credit by archives of Museum MKN The richest collection of Neanderthal men in the world was gathered at Hušnjak Hill in Krapina in Hrvatsko Zagorje,  Scientifically known as Homo sapiens Neanderthalensis, the Krapina prehistoric man…
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Veliki Tabor Castle, photo by Siniša Žnidarec

Beautiful castles in Croatia

Veliki Tabor Castle, Croatia, photo by Siniša Žnidarec The castle signifies the historical construction of a residential and defensive function and a richer architectural conception, inhabited by rulers, noblemen, or wealthier possessors. The castles were the headquarters of the estates…
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The Short History of Trakošćan castle

When you say „castle“ to an average Croat, the first thing that will come to their mind is the famous Trakošćan castle. A symbol of some past time, different eras, and, above all, magnificent architecture. This castle changed a lot…
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Health and Spa resorts in Croatian Zagorje part. II

Zagorje has, besides magical hills and endless green sceneries, a big amount of healthy thermal water wells which makes it the region with possibly the most thermal spas in Croatia and further. As we mentioned some of the prominent health…
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Christmas customs in Kajkavian region

A hundred years ago, in most homes in this area, one of the customs was to clean up before Christmas. The whole family was involved in it, and it was taken much more seriously and with responsibility. Especially interesting were…
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TITO – Late Yugoslav president

  Ho-Chi-Minh-Josip-Broz-Tito-Edvard-Kardelj-1957.jpg     Josip Broz Tito was a Croatian and Yugoslav politician, Communist leader and dictator and the chief architect of the “second Yugoslavia,” a socialist federation that lasted from World War II until 1991. According to the list…
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PASTA WITH CABBAGE / KRPICE SA ZELJEM

Pasta with cabbage is the real taste of childhood. This dish is a reminder of pleasant memories from childhood. It’s so easy to make, it’s delicious and it keeps you full for hours. What more can you ask for?  Here’s…
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BLOOD SAUSAGES WITH SOUR CABBAGE

This simple traditional specialty from the continental part of Croatia is certainly one of the most delicious winter dishes! Although this dish might remind you of the Alps and Alpine kitchen, this dish truly is inspired by them but like…
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