Croatia

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Facts about Croatia

  • Currency:
  • Kuna
  • Language:
  • Croatian, Italian, Hungarian, Czech, Slovak, German
  • Electricity:
  • 230 V
  • Calling Code:
  • +385
  • Capital City:
  • Zagreb
  • Famous For:
  • N/A

Stuff to See and Do

  • Museum Of Broken Relationships in Zagreb

 

What to Eat

Local Specialties

Construction Workers Inhale This Stuff For Breakfast
by Hacked By of youtube.com/fırlamaadam about 7 years ago
Construction Workers Inhale This Stuff For Breakfast

Burek is a heavy pastry made from thin layers of dough, filled with meat, cheese, and/or vegetables. Sounds like the perfect dish for someone who prefers meat over fruit for breakfast. Just ask any man where he gets his burek. Because it is traditionally served for breakfast, you probably won't find it after 2pm.

For All the Meat Lovers
by Hacked By of youtube.com/fırlamaadam about 7 years ago

Continuing with the traditionally meat-rich dishes of the region, one local favorite of Croatians is cevapi (pronounced che-vap-pee), minced meat sausages made from lamb, beef, and pork. These little links of heaven are seasoned with garlic, S&P, parsley, and paprika. Cevapi can come with fries or flat bread and onions. Although I ate mine with basically a ball of butter, you can also find it served with a red sauce called ajvar.