With budget flights opening up touring and travel possibilities, there are some countries which have rocketed to the top of must-see destinations for many people. One such country is Croatia, a land with a stunning history and even more breath-taking views. If you are looking for a destination that combines a modern vibrant city with museums and architectural delights, Zagreb is likely to be one of the best destinations you will find. In an era when boho is all the rage, why not visit one of the destinations that does boho like no other place in the world?
Kino Klub Gric Cinema
This cinema is the ideal place to kick back and relax and watch the world go by. The stylish look of the 1960s and 70s is still very much in place and whether you are here to try the coffee, the green tea, the grappa or the more conventional alcoholic drinks, this is a friendly location in the heart of Zagreb. The venue comes to life at the weekends with a DJ playing to an attentive audience in good spirits.
If you want to experience local culture or you are just in the mood for hunting down a bargain, you’ll find that the Flea Market held in the British Square is a must see destination. Located a short walk from the centre of Zagreb, you can get in touch with the socialist history of the country with many pieces of the Balkan heritage available for a very small price. If you are looking to see the biggest flea market in all of Croatia, a bus journey to Hrelic/Jakusevac will ensure you have a delightful time rummaging through the wide verify of items on offer.
Vintage Clothes shopping
Given that Croatia has a touch of class and elegance to it; it is perfectly understandable that people will want to tap into the fashion of the area. There is a glamorous fashion sense in Croatia but the vintage nature of the clothing ensures that there is a lot of great clothing available for an affordable price. When it comes to finding fantastic value, this is going to be a destination where you can transform your wardrobe for a small amount of money.
Enjoy the book culture
There are plenty of literary events and hangouts to choose from in Zagreb with Booksa being an independent bookshop of much renown in Zagreb. It is a non-smoking café which was formerly a bookshop but the focus is still very much on the literary world. There are regular readings, book signings, exhibitions and writing workshops hosted by Zoran Feric, a local writer. If you are keen to tap into the beauty of reading and writing in Croatia, this is an ideal destination.
There is a lot of culture to soak up in Croatia but you’ll also find that there are plenty of places to have some fun. Bars such as Krivi Put, Limb, Medika are all fantastic places to see the best of Croatian nightlife and to try out some fantastic drinks at very affordable prices. An evening or two in these venues and you’ll be happy that you have travel insurance in place.
Of course, you want to ensure you check out the local cuisine in Croatia and there are plenty of stunning restaurants offering an authentic taste of the country. The Gostionica Tip-Top is highly recommended but for an authentic meal, you will love the Stari Fijaker on Mesnicka Styreet which is another hugely popular destination. There are also a number of began restaurants catering to people with these requirements in Croatia.
Laze in the park
If you are looking to take things slightly easier, you’ll find that Maksimir Park is stunning and the ideal destination to laze around in. There are plenty of museums close by if you want to add some purpose to this trip but many find that relaxing and watching the world go by is enough of an activity for a holiday.