Zagreb Journals


A travel journal to Zagreb by Dan Shoop

Quote: Off the beaten path of most tourists, Zagreb is a charming city, like all Austro-Hungarian capitals, yet the right size to feel at home. You can easily take in all this vibrant city and be comfortable quickly. I enjoy it in many ways more than other notable European cities.



Cafe culture on Tkalciceva is second to none, and in Zagreb I found it still widely practiced. It seemed people would easily take time off to spend time in a cafe-bar given any occasion. It seems like the city is full of people relaxing at their favorite cafe, meeting with friends. Tkalciceva, right off the main square (Trg bana Josipa Jelecica) is a great place to spend an hour or more outside with a cup of kava (coffee) or a pint of pivo (beer) while in between sights or shops, and a place you'll quickly want to return.Quick Tips: While meeting others at a cafe-bar is common, many peope will meet in the square, which you'll often find full of people and life at all hours. Meet with your fri...Read More