Celebrating 1 Year of The Mindful Mermaid!

Celebrating 1 Year of The Mindful Mermaid!

It began with the decision to take a leap of faith and live life by my own rules. What started as a process of self-discovery turned into digital storytelling. What started as a loose concept transformed into a brand. One year ago, I passed the mic to my alter ego,...
Why Are Croatians Moving to Ireland?

Why Are Croatians Moving to Ireland?

*This article was originally published in Croatia Week My Croatian boyfriend first went to work in Ireland when he needed to make extra money to pay off his college tuition. When we ran out of employment options in Croatia, Ireland was the easy choice once again....
My 2016 Recap + Where I'm Moving in 2017

My 2016 Recap + Where I'm Moving in 2017

I think I can speak for almost everyone in that 2016 was one chaotic year. For me, 2016 was a turning point in my life. It wasn’t a year of smooth sailing, which I take as a sign of taking some major leaps. I hit some milestones, like graduating college, kissing my...
War-Torn Paradise: Inside the Croatian Village Life

War-Torn Paradise: Inside the Croatian Village Life

*This piece is a combination of my own observations and historical accounts from Plat locals. The chirping of nested birds replaced my morning phone alarm. I walk out the unlocked front door through an archway of overgrown vines, grabbing a few figs and grapes along...

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