From October, 2016

Business Lives: Marko Mišulić

© Rentlio From time to time I’ll be running interviews with inspiring entrepreneurs and up-and-coming business leaders from around the world. Marko Mišulić (pictured) is the founder of Rentlio, an online property management platform aimed at rental owners. He lives and works in Zadar, Croatia. Please introduce yourself and your business I am the founder and CEO of Rentlio. I am 30 years old and I was born and raised in Zadar. I studied at the faculty of economics and business in Zagreb. I got my first job in the finance industry whilst being in the second year of faculty.…

COIN, the co-working hub in Zadar

COIN is the go-to coworking space in Zadar for freelancers, entrepreneurs and professionals working remotely. It is home to Zadar residents, but is beginning to attract international attention. Digital nomads like Zadar’s European location, cheap Ryanair flights, its temperate climate, coffee culture, picturesque scenery with the Adriatic Sea as the star backdrop and now, dedicated and quality working facilities in the shape of COIN. COIN offers modern designed open work spaces, fast and secure internet access, a meeting room, lockers, comfortable break out area, kitchen facilities and workspace areas that can be hired for greater privacy. “COIN users are engaged…

Seven work spots in Zadar for digital nomads

COIN For consistently high-speed wi-fi access, for those times when you just want to be around other professionals, for printers, lockers and for general modern suite working facilities, it has to be the co-working space COIN. Most if not all digital nomads will find themselves here as it’s the only co-working space in town (at the moment). It’s growing in reputation in Zadar and abroad. It also periodically hosts talks, workshops and social events such as a recent jazz evening. Because it is publically run, and especially targeted at the local community, prices are kept at reasonable rates. COIN Coworking…

Zadar as a destination for digital nomads

Each time I selected my most important must haves for potential city work locations in NomadList, Zadar kept coming up as the answer to my top three. These were 1. fast internet. 2. affordability and 3. beaches. Further research gave me a strong enough push to give Zadar a go. I’m looking at what makes this quiet under the radar city a great destination for digital nomads and other location independent workers. For those of you looking for a quieter spot to do some thinking, writing, planning and working, but at a reasonable price, I encourage you to consider Zadar…

Truffles

I’ve been meaning to try cooking with truffles for a while. As Istria is known for its truffles, and I’m not sure that I can justify hot-footing it down there simply to indulgence my extravagance, I decided to seize the opportunity and buy the subtle black type here in Zadar. It’s sliced and preserved in virgin olive oil and salt, and I’m hoping I can inch it past its seven-day use-by date (once opened). Because, next weekend, I want to see how it fares with the Croatian pinot noir I’ve bought. Or, I may just step up to an unpreserved…