WHO YOU GONNA CALL?
Well, that depends on the situation. We’ve put together a list of some critical phone numbers to have on hand in Croatia. The international calling code for our country is +385, or 00385. Dial that number first if you are calling from a foreign phone. If you are calling from a Croatian provider, just dial zero. Number for all emergencies / National Protection and Rescue Directorate: 112 Ambulance: 194 Fire: 193 Police: 192 Roadside assistance: 1987 *For international or mobil
COVID-19 IN CROATIA
Unless you have been living under a rock - or in a very isolated village in Lika - you know that the world is experiencing a historic pandemic. Sadly, Croatia is no exception with 6,050 sick people, 5,078 recovered patients, and 161 total deaths - and the numbers are only growing. Acting responsibly is the best thing that each of us can do to fight this disease and prevent its further spread. So let us remind ourselves of the basics: - Keep a safe social distance of about 2 m
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