Yes, our names and surnames seem impossible to pronounce.
No, no one ever pronounces them correctly (even the sports commentators repeatedly make mistakes while pronouncing Croatian players’ names). However, it is very much appreciated when people make an effort to say something in Croatian.
Don’t put us in the ‘Eastern European box’, there are many countries in Eastern Europe and we’re not all alike (e.g. Don’t say something stupid about Yugoslavia (there are still people who think Yugoslavia exists – knowing some basic facts is a must).Someone who appreciates the time you took to make dinner? Because of this mentality, Croatians are pretty happy people. We don’t need millions in the bank or big houses or any of that. But, to fall in love with someone outside of your culture makes the experience tenfold.Someone who believes in quality of work and not quantity of hours put in? What a Croatian needs is just their love beside them, some good friends, their family, a good and perhaps a sunset to watch every once in a while, in awe of nature’s beauty. We know how to cook Who doesn’t like a nice meal cooked for them every once in a while? We’re a good time Croatians will feed, drink and laugh their way straight to your heart. You get to experience something outside of your realm.It’s easy to get a number from a Croatian girl but you should resist: push for the kiss. Hipster bars have the ugliest girls, but you’ll rarely get cockblocked. It should be so tight that you can “take a walk” with her and be at your place to hop in for a quick drink.Experiment in the city to find something in the middle that has the best balance between beauty and attitude. With the right logistics, you should be able to get them. The girls who are most likely to go for this will be 18-23 and who want a taste of the American sexual culture.