Croatian Small Businesses I Love


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Clothing Makers

  • Chypka — funky, cool street-wear brand
  • Salut ! — beautiful, unique, and modern ethnic-inspired clothing for women
  • Uppermoda — a modern take on traditional Croatian clothing designs

Culinary Experiences

  • Prodan Tartufi — a three-generation truffle hunting family takes you on a special truffle hunt with their adorable dogs and serves you up a delicious three-course truffle-filled meal served alongside homemade wine and soda

Cultural Projects

  • Fierce Women — a fun and educational card game created in Croatia that spotlights contributions by women throughout history in the areas of culture, politics, science, and human rights, among other fields
  • The Routes of the Frankopans — a website and app that takes you through a cultural route of 17 Frankopan castles and 3 sacred buildings in the Gorski Kotar region based on the heritage of the Croatian noble Frankopan family

Jewelry Makers

  • Fog & Docks — travel-inspired clay jewelry handmade in Germany with Australian and Croatian roots

Homeware Makers

  • Puro Amor — adorable custom-made mugs with Croatian and American sayings

Tour Guides

Trip Planners & Tour Operators

  • Aura Rustica — located in Gornja Stubica; offering day trips, tours, and more across Croatia and in surrounding countries like Slovenia and Bosnia-Herzegovina
  • Educational Tours Worldwide-Croatia — located in Zagreb; offering day trips, tours, and more across Croatia including language learning holidays
  • Piknik Dubrovnik — located in Dubrovnik; offering gourmet picnics and thoughtfully tailored food experiences in the Dubrovnik area
  • Putopis — located in Zagreb; offering tailored day trips, tours, and more across Croatia
  • Riva Travel — located in Split; offering day trips, tours, and transfers in the Split/Dalmatia area
  • Secret Zagreb — located in Zagreb; offering unique city tours and activities including storytelling walking tours and gamified quests

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