Taking things EZ (easy) in ZG (Zagreb)
I decided to extend my Zagreb trip a few more weeks.
I'm not in a rush to go anywhere and one of my main reasons for coming to Croatia was to pass the time until my Schengen Zone visa resets.
That's not to say I'm not appreciating Croatia.
Very much so and likely more than most people around me!
What's interesting (or disappointing?!) is a majority of locals I meet in Zagreb dislike their city.
This isn't a new phenomenon.
Generally wherever I go people are unhappy with their hometown.
Is it a disease?
Is wanderlust a real thing?
Is the cure traveling?
Having experienced both worlds — being anchored to a city and flying one-way flights to any destination of my choice — I have to say the answer is simple and rooted in basic psychology.
People want what they don't have!
After traveling for 8 months straight, lately I've been wanting to settle down a bit...
get an apartment near a city center...
and live life like a local.
Which is exactly what I'm doing.
There's nothing breathtaking about what I've been doing lately.
But for me, that doesn't matter.
I find myself just as happy when cooking a new meal as jumping off a bridge.
Life is Zagreb is good.
And life, in general, is great.
Next stop: Belgrade, Serbia.