Cover Photo: Photograph by Eldar Nazarov/Unsplash
Photograph by Eldar Nazarov/Unsplash

My Parents’ Country Doesn’t Exist. I Moved There Anyway.

I was enjoying what exists of this place today—be it Croatia or Yugoslavia—without the need for comparison.

Rebecca Duras is a freelance writer from New York City currently based in Zagreb, Croatia. Her essays have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The Counter, and other publications. She writes about diasporic identity, the Balkans, and Anthony Bourdain. You can follow her on Twitter @ozzthegr8