Dubrovnik City Walls Walk

Dubrovnik Old Town

The Dubrovnik City Walls Are A Major Tourist Attraction: Dubrovnik was once a fortified city and its very well preserved city walls (Dubrovacke gradske zidine) used to protect its citizens from the many invasions over the centuries. These impregnable walls are now a symbol of the city and a major attraction for visitors. Dubrovnik City […]

Things to See in Dubrovnik

Onofrio Fountain, Dubrovnik

Things to See in Dubrovnik – Some Dubrovnik Attractions: Contained within the medieval city walls of Dubrovnikare the monuments and sights that tell of the history of its beautiful Old Town (Stari Grad). Starting from the Pile Gate, we take a walking tour down the Stradun and the other narrow streets of the Old Town […]

Dubrovnik, the ‘Pearl of the Adriatic’

Aerial view of Dubrovnik's Old Town

Dubrovnik, the Jewel in Croatia’s Crown: The remarkably well-preserved medieval walled city of Dubrovnik enjoys accolades like the ‘Pearl of the Adriatic’ and ‘Jewel in Croatia’s Crown’.  As they say – a picture paints a thousand words – and it’s easy to see from the above image why Dubrovnik is a popular holiday destination for […]

Croatia’s Plitvice Lakes National Park

Croatia's World Heritage Plitvice Lakes National Park

Plitvice Lakes National Park – A UNESCO World Heritage Site Plitvice Lakes National Park is another Croatian asset that is on UNESCO’s World Heritage listing. Set in the heart of Croatia, it was discovered in 1949. There’s some 300 sq kilometres of parkland comprising 16 lakes, forests and beautiful waterfalls. In the dense forests within […]

Shopping on your Croatia holiday

Bottles of Travarica, a herbal rakia

Is there anything to buy in Croatia?: Croatia is not a shopping destination, however that doesn’t mean that there’s nothing to buy here.  There is a long tradition of handicraft here so one can buy original handmade craftwork such as lace, hand-painted ceramics or jewelry. What to Buy? Embroidery is a typical craft that is […]

Eating out on your Croatia holiday

Coffee and cake in Dubrovnik's Old Town square

What is Croatian cuisine?: Food styles in Croatia are varied, depending on the regions, but broadly they can be categorized into two main groups – the inland and the coastal areas.  There is a distinct difference in the types of foodstuff and styles of cooking between the two main regions.  Cuisine in the inland are […]