A GAY CROATIA?
Even though Croatia has come a long way in LGBTQAI+ rights ever since decriminalizing homosexual activities way back in 1977, when it was part of Yugoslavia, the young country still has a long way to go towards fully embracing gay culture. The bulk of the problem consists in Croatia’s tradition being deeply rooted in Catholicism, with over 84% of the population claiming to be Roman Catholic. Even though Croatia is secular on paper, in reality the Church is a massive influence
WILL I BE ABLE TO COMMUNICATE IN ENGLISH?
According to the Croatian Bureau of Statistics, over 80% of Croatians speak English! You'll be hard-pressed to find someone who does NOT speak English to at least some degree. Under-30s in particular tend to have an excellent grasp of English. In fact, according to the 2019 English Proficiency Index test, Croatia ranks 14th in the world for proficiency among non-native speakers and it is the 2nd most fluent country in Eastern Europe. In addition to being a mandatory subject i